Reports on the negative effects of sugar have recently been storming the press, and if you haven’t read any of the coverage it’s time to get up to date now. Professor Lustig has been a catalyst for the fight against sugar and the sugar industries and now there is yet another new campaign out to try and make the public aware of the effects that sugar can have on our health. A few of the… read on.
With the “horse meat scandal” recently gripping our attention in the press, we thought it was about time to set the story straight and help our readers to understand the dire situation we currently have with our meat purchasing practices. Meat is a source of iron, protein and provides a number of essential vitamins and minerals in the diet. However, in the EU we are currently consuming around 2.5 times the recommended amount of meat… read on.
So SR Nutrition’s founder, Charlotte Stirling-Reed, has her first E-book published in partnership with Dribble delights (http://www.dribbledelights.co.uk) which is designed to help parents of children with food allergies and food intolerances through the weaning process and beyond, using natural ingredients and simple recipes. All recipes are made without Gluten, Wheat, Dairy, Lactose, Eggs, Soya and Nuts and the book also contains tips and advice on weaning and feeding your baby. The release of the book is aligned… read on.
Yesterday an article was published by the BBC which stated: “Drinking one or more cans of sugary soft drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of diabetes in later life, a study suggests.” For those of us who have been campaigning against the Soft Drink Industry and encouraging the public to quit drinking sugary drinks, this comes as no surprise! We have written a number of blogs on the topic of soft drinks… read on.
Like aeroplane food, hospital food has a somewhat awful reputation. The subject is increasingly highlighted by the Media, who like to jump on the bandwagon of painting it as both disgusting and inedible. However the statistics do speak for themselves; a survey for the Soil Association in the UK found that over a third of people thought that hospital food was ‘unacceptable’ and more than half said they would not be happy offering it to… read on.
People often ask me about nutrition before, during and after a work out. I’m not currently a Sports Nutritionist although I do know a fair amount about the subject. However, I recently came across this GEM of a pictorial guide and, really, this says is all! So for those of you who are looking for a good nutrition workout plan have a good read of the information below because, this really outlines everything you need to… read on.
Recent press has been focusing on the prospect of the Government putting a tax on fizzy and soft drinks. As always in the field of nutrition this is a topic which will provoke controversy! The recent press interest is in response to a number of campaigns working to help reduce obesity in the UK, as well as a response to a number of studies linking soft drink intake with unhealthy lifestyles, overweight and obesity and… read on.
So a while ago I wrote a blog which highlighted the difference between a Registered Nutritionist Vs a Nutritional Therapist . This post received a lot of attention from Nutritionists and Nutritional Therapists alike, which I was really grateful for. However, the main problem stems from the fact that the title “Nutritionist” is not a protected title, meaning that anyone can actually refer to themselves as a “Nutritionist” without it being against the law. This is why… read on.
It really is a myth that healthy eating has to cost you a lot of money; actually the opposite is true. Buying healthier products and being more health aware in the supermarket can actually save you money! See our Smart Shopping Tips below to find out how.
Just digging through some old leaflets of mine and I came across this excellent one which demonstrates the amount of sugar in a lot of the UK’s commonly consumed beverages. Data were from 2011 but most drinks will have similar, if not the same, sugar contents in their beverages. I wanted to share it with you so that you can see what a huge effect beverages can have on sugar and calorie consumption. Learn to… read on.