When you come to see me, a non-diet Dietitian, I am less concerned with your weight and more concerned with your biochemical markers like blood pressure, fasting sugars and blood fats. I am curious about your relationship with your body, and how this effects your food choices. The non-diet approach to weight concern has been… Continue reading What to expect from a non-diet Dietitian
Easter is a celebration that many people with food and weight concern fear. Thoughts of weight loss may surface, as chocolate is readily available. Some might worry what sort of food will be on offer, and whether it will derail their healthy eating plan. After all, how can you resist a Cadbury creme egg if… Continue reading Chocolate, Easter and weight loss
Mindful eating involves eating with non-judgemental enjoyment, while incorporating all of our senses. The practice stems from Zen Buddhism and involves being present in the moment. It is a skill that you can apply at any meal, to help identify eating behaviours that no longer serve you. Such behaviours push you further away from tuning… Continue reading What is mindful eating?
Pregnancy is a time of exceptional growth, change, development and sacrifice. The female body undergoes an enormous transformation while it focuses solely on, and prioritises the nourishment of the foetus. Ultimately, your baby is first in line for any nutrients. Therefore, the Mother is often lacking. Ensuring optimal nutrition is never more important than before,… Continue reading Foods to eat when you’re pregnant
For those of you that know me personally, you will have heard all about my personal struggles with Coeliac disease. My path to a correct diagnosis was unnecessarily delayed. My Mother has Coeliac disease; after living Gluten Free for 8 years I feel I am qualified to offer advice on the topic. My journey stresses… Continue reading Coeliac Awareness Week March 13th – 20th, 2019
I started writing this in January, it's now April. Clearly we are now well in to the year, however I still felt it necessary to share. Pretend it's January. Are you ready for the onslaught of diet messages? If I'm honest, I have been hiding away in social media land pretending that if I have… Continue reading The best diet for 2019