Healthier You

After many months of silence ‘Healthier You’ is live. Produced in association with the British Dietetic Association a great team of dietitians (Angie Jefferson, Linia Patel, Duane Mellor and Johanna Hignett) and I put together this ezine. It’s specially for you, the consumer. There’s plenty of noise on social media, TV, magazines and the rest…
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Eating Trends – Which one are you following & why?

The foods we’re choosing to eat today have changed hugely in the time I’ve been practising as a dietitian. Gone are the days of eating the same food for weeks when it was in season; apples, pomegranates, strawberries, raspberries, parsnips and the rest. Today we can have almost anything we want at any time. And………
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SACN report on Vitamin D and Health – the new recommendations

The Scientific Advisory Commission on Nutrition (SACN) report on Vitamin D and Health was published today. Vitamin D is synthesised in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight. Now the risks of sun exposure are more understood, people are guided to be ‘SunSmart’ and Public Health guidance is to slap on the sunscreen and cover up…
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Where do YOU get your dietary advice from?

A simple internet search for information leads you to simply millions of links to people and organisations who profess to be experts in the nutrition field so how do YOU decide where to seek YOUR dietary advice? Many people claim to be an authority on the subject, but in reality they may have very limited…
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Where do you stand on the EU? Find out with the Eurometer.

Political scientists surveyed 10,000 people to work out the different views on the EU. Take the quiz to find out where you fit in and how people like you plan to vote. https://eurometer.news.sky.com/  
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FDF speaks on Brexit: ‘We should remain an EU member!’; FDE agrees

If you are like me and still confused about the key issues of whether we should vote ‘in’ or ‘out’ of the EU then it’s always of interest to see the reasons why people take a stance one way or the other. The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has finally taken a position on the possibility of…
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