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.

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Fish and mercury contamination

While fish can also contain some mercury it is still possible to enjoy the health benefits of eating fish and keep the exposure to mercury within safe limits. Read more »

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Iron makes us happy – are you getting enough?

Iron is important for happiness because without it our moods change and physical performance deteriorates. .If you have been feeling a bit ‘below par’ lately you could be needing more. Read more »

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Juice diets – are they as healthy as they sound?

For busy people, who might rather drink than chew their fruits and vegetables, the juicing trend sounds like a “gods send”. What possible disadvantages could there be to health? Find out the pros and cons of this new diet craze. Read more »


Hot tips to build commitment

Whether you are wanting to build a stronger relationship with your partner this Valentine’s day or take on a new course of study, improve your diet, exercise or work output this year- it all takes a certain level of commitment. Have you got what it takes to put your heart and soul into it? Read more »

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Increase self esteem to achieve your New Year’s resolutions

We can’t feel on a high all the time but being conscious of how we feel and taking corrective action when these feelings run off course is important to not only our own health but in building strong relationships. Read more »

Preparing for a longhaul

Driving for a living? 10 tips to help your weight control

Spending hours behind the wheel is a huge recipe for weight gain and increased risks to our health. Driving is something that affects us all. Read more »

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Tune into your parenting style for better child health

The food that children eat is influenced by TV advertising, peer pressure and their likes and dislikes but by far the greatest influence is the food that their parents choose for them at the supermarket that may also reflect their parenting style. Read more »

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12 Tips for healthier barbeques this Christmas

It is important to look after your friends and family this Christmas so that you share love and good company as you grow old together. Read more »

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