Plant-based eating for active individuals…

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Guest post by Paul Fairbairn, BSc (hons) in Sport and Exercise Science & Nutrition MSc studentThis year the concept of plant-based eating has become very popular. It’s also a concept popular with many Registered Nutritionists and Dietitians, as well as those who care about the welfare of animals and our planet….

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

Media Nutritionist | TV, radio & press | nutrition brand communications

We’re slowly coming up to Christmas so in this week’s nutrition news we’ve got plenty of Christmas related articles to share. We also have nutrition news headlines focusing on women’s health and obesity in light of last Friday’s headlines: England’s chief medical officer warns that obesity is the biggest threat to…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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This week many Registered Nutritionists and Dietitians joined the Sugar Reduction Summit Conference, held on Monday, where there were many many more discussions about sugar and nutrition news. In light of this I was quoted in this article which helped readers go back to the basics of sugar: Sugar: The…

Giving up Baby’s Bottle!

When To Move Baby From Formula To Cows Milk

Giving up Baby’s Bottle is no easy task for many parents. For children who have been bottle fed, the bottle is often a comfort and something they are really familiar with using, especially when they are sleepy. In my experience, working with families throughout the UK, trying to get children to…

National Sugar Awareness Week: Sugar Facts…

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As it’s National Sugar Awareness Week, I’ve written a short blog with a few of the KEY FACTS you need to know about sugar! What is sugar? In it’s simplest form, sugar is made up of monosaccharides (glucose, fructose and galactose) and disaccahrides – sucrose (made up glucose and fructose), lactose…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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This week’s nutrition news was fairly quiet. Probably in preparation for National Sugar Awareness Week Next Week! However we did see the National Diet and Nutrition Survey publish it’s results on UK child weight statistics: 1/3 children in year 6 are still overweight or obese to read the NDNS report…

5 A Day: Are you confused?

5 A Day | Confusing nutrition advice |

So many people are interested in the message of 5 A Day and if it is really worth it’s salt. The media loves a good mix up of the facts, so many people are excused for wondering whether: the 5 a Day is based on any evidence at all; what…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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Many Nutritionists and Dietitians have this week been at Food Matters Live. Pop on over to twitter and follow the hashtag FoodMattersLive2015 to keep up with some of the lectures, findings and shows that went on at this three day event. Perhaps for this reason, Nutrition News was a little…

Food Growing with Kids: Mint…

Getting children involved food is ALWAYS a good idea. Whether it’s to reduce their fussy eating behaviours, help them learn more about foods or even just to give you a helping hand in the kitchen. There are some fab ideas for recipes out there that can be created with children and…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

Media Nutritionist | TV, radio & press | nutrition brand communications

This week’s Nutrition News saw a lot of talk about sugar and obesity (surprise, surprise)! But we also saw some press about “fat letters” sent out to parents who have overweight children: ‘Fat letters’ sent to parents of obese children are unhelpful and lack advice/support on how to tackle the…