Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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

Welcome back to another week of Nutrition News; we hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and whether you slightly over-indulged or were very well behaved, we wish you all a happy and healthy 2017! Naturally, we start the feature with some interesting research and articles on our favourite subject; Christmas!…

Alcohol during pregnancy: What’s the current advice?

Guidelines on alcohol intake during pregnancy

In January 2016 our Government’s Chief Medical Advisor proposed new guidelines around alcohol,  including new advice on consuming alcohol during pregnancy. These new guidelines have now been accepted by the Government and you can read about them here & specifically on pregnancy here. Previous guidelines were published in 1995 so there…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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

We’ve posted the Nutrition News early this week because, well, it’s Christmas! A lot of the Nutrition News this week of course focuses on the Christmas occasion, so be sure to give these a quick read over before you lose yourself in the celebrations and festivities! A huge thanks to…

Baby’s Christmas Dinner Recipe: Feeding your baby at Christmas!

baby's first Christmas Dinner

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

It’s a bit of a mixed bag in this week’s Nutrition News, with lots of interesting new research and reports on just about anything! We start with some key pieces on obesity and food consumption; Latest research suggests high GI foods aren’t a cause of weight gain when eaten within…

How about a Healthy, Happy Christmas ?

Christmas is all about the chocolates, mince pies and sweeties…right? Well how about a Healthy, Happy Christmas this year…? No, maybe I can convince you. My latest blog talked all about the long month that is December and how we can actually improve how we feel in January by eating…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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

It’s been a big week in the nutrition news world this week, with some interesting new rulings around ‘junk foods’ and obesity as well as some festive related material and more about sugar!; An interesting discussion on the price differences in healthy and ‘junk’ foods, and what can be done…

Eating for the Season: December

It’s December and time to kick-start your health in the run up to Christmas and start eating for the season …..Seriously, forget January when we are often feeling at our worst. Making some healthy changes now, at the very start of December could see us enjoying the Christmas ‘blow outs’…

Nutrition News: This week in tweets…

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

Welcome to this week’s Nutrition News! This week, we’ve seen lots of important information being shared about one of our favourite subjects- Sugar! Putting children’s names on coca cola bottles; what was the impact? http://bit.ly/2grtre5 40% less sugar but the same taste? Confectionary giant Nestle claim to have made a…

Winter Warming Comfort Foods: Harper’s Bazaar article…

Healthy Dinner ideas

Forget what you currently think about comfort foods! Winter warming comfort foods don’t have to involve high calories and zero nutrients. There are PLENTY of delicious, warming, healthy foods that will give you energy, a dose of nutrients and a buzz to keep you happy during cold winter months. Throughout…