Nutrition

More than just the stereotype

When it comes to nutrition we tend to associate certain foods or food groups with certain nutrients. For example, if I say calcium you’ll probably...

Giving your salad an image boost

If there’s one meal that has a serious image problem it’s salad. Salads are the food equivalent of Mondays, and if you’re sitting down to...

Achieving your health goals

What new year’s resolutions did you make this year? I’m going to guess that for many of you it was around diet/weight loss. I’ve done the...

Do-it-yourself burgers are the perfect fun meal

Along with pizza and hot chips, burgers have to be one of our most loved takeaway foods. So this week I thought I’d run through...

Eating healthy at work

When it comes to eating healthy at work it can sometimes seem like too much hassle. You’re busy, deadlines are looming and taking time out...

Meal plans aren’t always the answer

When people find out I’m a nutritionist they often ask me if I could write them up a meal plan. My response is always...

We’ve made eating too complicated

The ideal way to manage your food intake is to only eat when you’re hungry and to stop when you feel comfortably full. Seems like...

Is it time to dump the soft drinks?

Last week it was announced that the UK will bring in a tax on soft drinks in a bid to lower sugar consumption and...

Do we really need to take supplements?

Walk down the health food aisle of any supermarket and you’ll notice there’s a ridiculous amount of supplements on the market. But do we need...

Throwing variety into your diet

Sometimes in an attempt to eat well we forget that food is about more than just nutrients. Food can be a social activity, a pleasurable...

Setting your health goals

Hands up if you’ve ever made a resolution to lose weight/live on salads/never eat chocolate again or some other variation of a food related...

The fresher the better

It’s no secret that fruits and vegetables are great for us. They’re versatile, nutritious and can be delicious. But when it comes to fresh produce...