Food is not just about nutrition and fuel. It provides pleasure and enjoyment, balance, and also has social aspects such as eating out for celebrations and eating as a family. We all know which foods are better choices from an overall nutrition perspective. However, it is important to remember that some foods may not be … Continue reading Food & Mood: What is the best diet?
Do you plan your meals for the week ahead? Do you write your shopping list whilst you plan your meals? We've all had those days or weeks where life has been super busy and we've forgotten to think about what we will eat for dinner later! This more often results in a scramble after work … Continue reading Meal planning for beginners
The biggest misconception of what a dietitian does is that we only see people who need to lose weight. For some dietitians this is true but for others, it may be the complete opposite and they may be supporting people who need to gain weight. In the field of nutrition there are a number of … Continue reading What does a dietitian do?
Have you ever wondered why you can't make the dietary changes that you set yourself stick? Are you not able to create new habits that are long lasting? Do you find it difficult to make a long lasting change to your diet? If you answered YES to all these questions and are thinking "this is … Continue reading How to say I WANT to change my diet rather than I SHOULD change my diet?
This is the 2nd blog post in support of Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020 and aims to provide more information about the treatment of malnutrition and some practical tips to follow if you or a loved one is experiencing malnutrition. As we get older there can be the expectation that losing weight is normal and part … Continue reading Treating malnutrition