Counting calories may seem like a straight-forward way to lose weight. However, it can miss out on the nuance of nutrition, and impact your relationship with food. It may suprise you but as a dietitian I don’t actually recommend my clients count calories or track their macros. Here is why…
Did you know 1 in 14 people have diabetes? That works out as 4.9 million people in the UK. Thanks to Elle Coales for her work on this blog all about diabetes as part of Diabetes Week 2022. For more resources about Diabetes please check out Diabetes UK. Type 2 diabetes (T1DM) The majority of […]
A delicious and easy pesto pasta using the leaves from your garden.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a theory that we need to meet our basic needs before we can move on to more advanced ones. It was first published in the 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation”. The 5 needs from the original paper are: Physiological needs (most basic) Safety needs Love and belonging Self-esteem […]
Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Stuck for healthy snack ideas or snack ideas for after school? Snacking doesn’t have to come associated with guilt and you can make snacks cheaply and easily at home. Here’s a delicious moist banana muffin recipe that is easy to make and isn’t packed with too much added sugar. These […]
Whilst calories on menus may help some people it isn’t going to be helpful for those suffering from an eating disorder.
Many diets prescribe just 1200 kcal as the maximum daily intake, but this really isn’t enough. Read on for how this affects metabolism and more
Weight loss is hard, it is not because of will power, there are actual mechanisms in play that make it harder! But there are things you can do.
Relapse can be a normal part of recovery from an eating disorder, but it is also something to be aware of and to minimise the triggers for. Our language towards those in recovery is crucial. Read some key phrases to avoid using.
What to avoid this January. Every year the post-Christmas diets roll out. Every year we are made to feel that: – we need to go on another diet -we need to lose weight -our bodies are not good enough as they are -we need to look a certain way It is all total lies. The […]