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.
Tips for building a purposeful, healthier life
Having a sense of purpose in life can not only help you build a healthier life but a longer one as well. Lea looks at the research and provides some practical tips on finding purpose when the going gets tough. Read more
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