Tag Archives: weight loss

Detox the diet talk.

Diet and Detox.  These words can be destructive. They suggest that you need to lose weight, that you have been doing things wrong, that you are not good enough, that your body is full of toxins, that you need to change the way you look. I see a lot of broken people with broken thoughts […]

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Why you should say NO to diets.

Weight loss, that seems to often be the theme for January. Which is all good, but I find it slightly frustrating that the answer people turn to is often jumping onto the next diet craze. Here are my top reasons why not to diet. 1. A short term fix leads to short term weight loss. Most […]

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Perfect Portions for a Healthy Weight.

Portion control. It’s key if you want to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight and it’s usually carbohydrates that are the tricky customers. Now you could weigh foods out each time, but that can lead to obsessive tendencies in some and isn’t always that practical. I much prefer that people use household measure such […]

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“Can you have your cake and eat it?” Priya comments in the Daily Telegraph on the Dukan Diet.

The Dukan diet has been one of the bog diets over the past couple of years and has taken over from the Atkins diet. I was pleased to be able to comment on it for an article in the Daily Telegraph. I’d not advise anyone try out the diet as it is does not provide […]

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Priya stars on Embarassing Fat Bodies.

Here I am as the dietitian on Channel 4’s Embarassing Fat Bodies advising Gareth. I absolutely loved doing this and an even bigger bonus was Gareth continued to work with my after the show losing well over 4 stone. He completely changed his diet and activity levels proving simple healthy changes really work.

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Dietitian UK: BBC Radio Solent Recording Studio

Weight Loss, Healthy Meals, Fizzy Drinks, Sugar and Getting Active: Priya on BBC Radio Solent

January is the time everyone makes New Years Resolutions. A lot of those are centered around weight loss and being healthier. So I was delighted to go into BBC Radio Solent office and chat about these very topics. I love chatting about food, giving out top tips and so talking on the radio is perfect […]

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Top tips to Lose Weight.

Looking to shed a few pounds post Christmas and start off the New Year in a healthy, happy way? Then read on for some top tips from an experienced dietitian and fitness instructor. Trust me, I’ve seen it all when it comes to food diaries…. the good news is, you really can make a difference […]

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How to Eat to Keep Warm!

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting decidedly more chilly and the light is fading earlier. All of a sudden it’s time to switch from the summery salads to winter stews. The kettle is on more and the biscuit tin beckons. But how do you eat healthily yet still enjoy those winter […]

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Dietitian UK: Choose wholemeal, brown breads with seeds for extra fibre

Fibre for filling you, sweeping you and protecting you.

It’s not the most talked about of topics, but fibre quietly plays a very important role in our bodies. Also known as roughage or bulk, fibre is made up of the hard to digest parts of plant foods. There are 2 main types of fibre:  1. Insoluble Fibre is found in wheat bran, wholegrain foods […]

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Carbohydrates, the Good Guys.

Carbohydrates are often seen as the baddies of the nutrition world. There are so many low carb diets out there and lots of claims about carbohydrates being the reason people can’t lose weight.   Carbohydrates are actually the bodies favoured energy source. Given a choice of protein, fat and carbohydrate the body will always choose […]

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