Healthy Tips for Christmas Day

I am definitely not about to ruin the fun that is Christmas Day, but I know that for some people Christmas can be a time to pile on the weight; it’s so easy to get carried away with all the chocolates, drinks and treats that are available. If you’re worried…

Help, I’ve got a hangover..!

As we enter the Christmas period I get many people asking for advice for Christmas party hangover cures so I thought now was a great time to write a blog about it… Most of us will be familiar with that dreaded hangover feeling after a night on the booze. We certainly…

Help, I’m introducing solid foods to my baby!

Child Nutrition| Child Nutritionist | Child Nutrition Specialist

For many mums introducing solid foods to their babies can be a difficult and confusing time. This isn’t helped by the fact that advice on when to introduce solid foods, what foods to include and how to begin seems to change all the time. So what is the current advice…

Preventative Aspects of Early Nutrition…

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the “Preventative Aspects of Early Nutrition” conference from 17-19th November 2014. During the event there were a number of high profile speakers on topics of infant nutrition such as allergy, obesity prevention and complementary feeding. I decided to write up learning points…

One in five children obese by eleven…

Recent research from the fifth Millennium Cohort Study was released yesterday showing that one in five children in the UK is now obese by the time they reach 11 years of age. This is a fairly large increase from around 12-13% when children are 7 years of age to 20%…

Immune Boosting Breakfasts during Pregnancy…

Charlotte's Overnight Oats Recipe

Immunity can be compromised during pregnancy as both mother and baby have an increased need for many macronutrients. When pregnant it’s always important to eat a wide variety of foods to ensure that you can get all the macro and micro nutrients your body needs to support your health and that of your…

Berry Breeze Review…

A while ago I found out about a new technology from @keepmefreshUK called Berry Breeze. As a huge advocate for reducing food waste I was really interested in this product as it claims to reduce food waste by keeping foods in your fridge fresher for longer. The Berry Breeze uses…

Boost your immune health this winter…

5 A Day | Confusing nutrition advice |

This winter, the reality is that many of us will catch the cold or end up with the flu. With over two hundred easy-to-catch, common cold viruses circling around us, it’s easy to see how. However, eating well and staying healthy helps to build your immune defences, which serve to reduce…

Celebrity Diet Debunker Infographic

A few weeks ago I was sent a copy of this great infographic which helps to dispel myths about different “celebrity diets”. It’s a really useful infographic and I think it’s so important to remember that, just because a magazine says a particular celebrity is following a diet, it doesn’t…

Is Your Diet Affecting Your Skin..?

For years, magazines, beauty products, supplements and bloggers have been promising us the ‘truth’ to flawless skin…and of course we all want to know the answer. Our skin is important to us for a number of reasons including the fact that it is the largest organ in our body and…