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Nutrition is constantly in the media and as Dietitians we endeavour to monitor scientific change and balance it with practical application and the enjoyment of food.

6 Tips for helping athletes eat more plant foods

If we are to adopt a more plant based diet how will athletes meet their nutritional needs for protein, energy and vital nutrients? Here we offer some 6 tips on how to increase vegetable intake for better performance. Read more »

Soup to soothe

There is something very comforting about a bowl of soup especially on a cold winters day or if you are feeling unwell. Here we compare soups available today and offer guidelines on choosing the healthiest. Read more »

The active life of yoghurt

Yoghurt is a healthy, economic and beneficial way to supply the body with macronutrients particularly protein and calcium, very convenient as a meal or snack its health benefits could help you. Find out more.. Read more »

Healthy At Every Size (HAES): the debate

The Healthy at Every Size (HAES) paradigm, focusing on body acceptance and healthy lifestyle changes, is gaining a lot of media attention as a possible way of curbing our escalating obesity stats. Find out more. Read more »

Brain food Part 2: Thinking food

Research shows a healthy diet and exercise can protect our brain from premature decline, improve our cognitive function and physical performance. Are you getting the nutrition you need? Read more »

Brain food Part 1: Are you suffering from Baby brain?

Pregnant women often complain of having a ‘Baby brain’ or ‘Pregnancy brain’ experiencing a decline in cognitive functions, memory and and problem solving ability. What’s going on and could diet help? Read more »

Are you eating enough to build strength?

For many people strength and conditioning is their passport to better looks, confidence and performance. What are the nutritional issues? Read more »

Iron makes us happy- are you getting enough?

Iron is important for happiness because without it our moods change and physical performance deteriorates. Are you getting enough?
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