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…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

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

Welcome to Nutrition News! We have a packed week for you with stories on sugar, fad diets, and more! Let’s start off with obesity, which was a major topic in the headlines, specifically with regards to a recent study: One in five people in the UK are obese at age…

Rickets – A New Problem for the 21st Century?

Rickets – A New Problem for the 21st Century?

Written by A.Creasey, PhD. Most of the medical and social ills predominant in Victorian times, such as child labour, high infant mortality, open sewage systems and terrible nutritional diets for the working classes are thankfully, things of the past.  Amongst the medical ailments brought about by these poor living conditions…

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 a lot of buzz around sugar, junk food, and more! Read on! To kick off, let’s talk about children and junk food: Children are seeing as many as 12 ads for junk food an hour while watching family television: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/28/children-seeing-up-to-12-adverts-for-junk-food-an-hour-on-tv-study-finds The Obesity…

Nutrition Tips for Shift Workers

A common problem that many of my clients face is shift work. Shift work can pose a negative impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals for a number of reasons. Shift patterns often change from day to day and therefore there is limited ability to have a regular mealtime…

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 articles on diabetes, coffee, fruit and veg, and much more! Fruit and veg were big in the headlines this week, especially in relation to UK current events: Getting 5-a-day may become harder than it already is after Brexit price rises: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/nov/20/five-a-day-eating-targets-will-be-unaffordable-for-millions-after-brexit 5-a-day…