Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week we’ve seen stories on dental caries, childhood obesity, junk food ads and more. Let’s take a look: To kick off, dental health was a major player in the headlines this week: Child tooth decay crisis as extractions hit new high: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/13/dentists-warn-of-child-tooth-decay-crisis-as-extractions-hit-new-high More children having…

Do you Really Need To Detox in January?

Around 75 per cent of us start a new diet regime after Christmas.  But do you really need to detox in January and is it the best way to achieve the health kick we’re looking for? Dr Sarah Jarvis, AXA PPP healthcare has delved into the fad of the January…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! Today we have loads of stories for you on topics from energy drinks to sugar and more! Let’s start off with the ever-contentious topic of sugar: Coca-cola will sell smaller bottles at higher prices instead of reformulating their recipe: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/05/coca-cola-to-sell-smaller-bottles-at-higher-prices-in-response-to-sugar-tax NHS hospital bans sugar from its…

Top 5 100 Calorie Snacks For Children

Public Health England have recently been in the news for talking about children’s snacks and limiting them to 100 kcals per snack. However, the main message from Public Health England seems to have got a little lost amongst the media hype with typical “children can’t eat chocolate bars…ever again” style…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! We’re back in 2018 with plenty of new nutrition stories on sugar, junk food, energy drinks and more! Children’s snacks made big headlines in the Nutrition News this week. While calorie-counting for children was a bit controversial for some, the take-away message is that children are…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! The holiday quiet has continued into this week, but we’ve still managed to collect a few articles on current happenings in the nutrition world: Stories around calorie guidelines have dotted the headlines this week: Media coverage regarding Public Health England’s upcoming calorie campaign has been misleading….

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! It’s been very quiet this week on the run-up to Christmas, but we’ve gathered a few articles on some interesting studies and festive foods for you:  Some super-sized festive chocolates this season contain over 100 teaspoons of sugar! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-5199941/The-super-sized-festive-chocolates-6lb-sugar.html New research suggests a link between consumption…

Christmas Dinner For Babies

Christmas is a great time to be starting to think about weaning your baby or, if you’ve just started introducing solid foods, it may be even better. There are so many seasonal foods available at this time of the year that are just perfect to offer to your infant too. Additionally,…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week we saw articles on energy drinks, salt, and more! Let’s start off with the stir energy drinks have been causing since last week: Teachers calling for ban on energy drinks in schools, referring to them as “readily available legal highs”: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42298192 Teachers say energy…

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Having a baby can be a rather overwhelming experience and above all else you want to make the right decisions that will allow healthy growth from bump to baby. Eating healthily and understanding nutrition during pregnancy is especially important because the food you eat will provide the nutrients your baby…