Vitamin D Recommendations

Vitamin D Recommendations

I get many comments about vitamins and how they can benefit you. So, to cut through the confusion here is a summary of what vitamin D recommendations there are. In a change to previous advice, SACN is now recommending new vitamin D recommendations as follows: a new reference nutrient intake (RNI)…

Looking After Your Teeth

Nutrition Tips for healthy teeth: Hollywood Smile

Us Brits have actually got a bit of a bad rap for the health of our teeth. In the real world we can’t all have a Blake Lively Hollywood Smile, however, watching what we put into our mouths can go a long way to helping us look after our teeth…

Clean Eating – What Does This Mean?

how much sugar is ok

Last year I was asked to be part of an expert panel for The Rooted Project, where we discussed some hot nutrition topics in front of 150+ audience members. The hosts had sent us ideas for questions in advance, all of which were really relevant to today’s society and the…

Top Tips for Better Gut Health

Better gut health | digestive health

With support from Registered Dietitian Dr Megan RossiPoor gut health affects so many of us, however, it’s a really complicated topic, with very little in the way of ‘black and white’ advice. The NHS says that around 40% of people have at least one digestive symptom at any one time…

Healthy Nutrition for Older People

Healthy Nutrition for Older People

This week I’ve teamed up with Be Independent Home Care to bring you this fantastic blog all about Healthy Nutrition for Older People. This topic isn’t something I cover often on my blog, but I just loved the infographic below. On top of that, I’m aware of what an important…

What actually is ‘Healthy’?

healthy

Amongst all the talk about ‘Clean Eating’ that’s been in the press recently (in part thanks to the fab Documentary from Horizon “Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth”) we may be feeling a little more confused about what the term ‘healthy’ actually means. As with the ambiguous term ‘clean’, the term…

Brand Communications: Belling Multi Meal Households Campaign

Multi Meal Households

This winter I was put to work on a brand new project for Belling, the brand behind a wide range of cooking appliances and specialist Range Cookers. Belling understand that in the 21st Centenary it can be difficult for families to all eat together, with growing numbers of us eating ‘specialised…

A Nutritionist’s Valentine’s Day Food Inspiration

Healthy Valentine's Day Food

It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow. SO I took to my kitchen this weekend to get cooking and making some fun, delicious and healthy treat ideas to share with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day. I’m certainly no chef, but I love the idea of putting healthy twists on all our favourite…

Recent Brand Communication and Media Nutrition Projects

Last week I had a really busy and exciting week work wise and I thought I would share details of it and my brand communication and media nutrition projects with the readers of my blog. Ongoing Brand Communication Work and NPD: On Wednesday I worked with a long term client…

Don’t Forget About Water: Keeping Hydrated…

Water is a vital part of staying nutritionally healthy that is often overlooked. A lot of information available on dieting revolves around eating clean, detoxing, and what to avoid, whilst some of the most important elements that the body needs to survive are virtually overlooked. In a list of 20…