Fussy Eating Support

Fussy eating

I get questions about children and fussy eating in my inbox every.single.day and it seems to be a problem that lots of families throughout the UK and other parts of the world deal with on a regular basis. I’ve written about fussy eating on a number of occasions, often for…

Iodine Recommendations for Mum and Baby

Iodine Recommendations for Mum and Baby

Mum and Baby: How Much Iodine Should We Have? Iodine is one of those minerals we don’t really talk about in everyday life. Where do we find it? How much do we need? Is it even important? The answer to the latter is….yes! Here we will be discussing just why…

Pros and Cons of Being a Freelance Nutritionist

Pros and Cons of Being a Freelance Nutritionist

This is a strange topic for my blog, however, it seems that so many are wanting to go into the world of freelance in the Dietitian and Nutritionist area and so I thought it would be a good idea to write about the pros and cons of this from my…

Getting Extra Nutrients into my Child’s Diet: Dinner

This is the last in my series of blog posts about Getting Extra Nutrients into Children’s diets and this week I’m focusing on my FAVOURITE meal – Dinner! For us, Raffy will sometimes have a ‘picky’ dinner depending on what he’s had for lunch that day. But as I’m a…

What vitamins and minerals should I give my baby or toddler?

Fussy eating

This question has got a little complicated of late, so I’ll try to answer it as simply as possible. For the general population, if they are consuming a healthy, well-balanced diet, more often than not supplementation is unnecessary – unless we are talking about Vitamin D! (I’ve written a blog…

Processed Foods: The Pros and Cons – Part 2

The Cons Processed foods are likely to play a role in our diets whether we like it or not. Unless we are on a raw food diet (wouldn’t recommend it) or are trying to eat like our ancestors did millions of years ago, most of us will be consuming some…

Processed Foods: The Pros and Cons – Part 1

The Pros Recently I did some filming for a new one off television documentary (will share more details when I’ve been given the nod to talk about it) all about ‘processed foods’. The topic of processed foods is such a controversial one, and one that often stirs up a lot…

Nutrium Online Nutrition Software Review

Nutrium Online Nutrition Software Review

Today’s blog is a little different to my usual posts. Recently I was kindly offered to trial a brand new online nutrition software aimed at Nutrition Professionals – Nutrium. Initially, I wasn’t sure that Nutrium would be beneficial to me as I don’t work as a clinical nutritionist or have…

UK Projects Reducing the Amount of Food Waste

Food waste is a big issue and for this reason I thought it was about time I did a blog on food waste. Focusing mainly on all the positive work that is happening in this area. Food waste The amount of food wasted around the globe amounts to a staggering…

How to Make a Healthier Packed Lunch – BBC Food Videos

Should You Eat More Protein At Breakfast

I was recently very lucky to do some filming for the BBC Food channel, to create three short videos for their website on a variety of nutrition topics. The aim of the videos was to try and bust food and nutrition myths and help get to the bottom of certain…