As a society we seem to think that it is okay to comment on other people’s weight and/or appearance but in reality, it’s not. Often times we offer our unsolicited comments to others unaware of the lasting effect that these comments might have. Weight is a very personal thing however, it is a common topic of conversation for many. This blog aims to explore some of the reasons why it is not ok to comment on other people’s weight. The overall message I hope to portray is that how someone looks and what they weigh does not define who they are.
Alongside all the loss that has been felt by this pandemic, it has also highlighted and increased health inequalities, food insecurity being one that is described as “a crisis within a crisis”. Unfortunately, food insecurity / food poverty is nothing new. It has been around in the UK for a number of years and started […]
Iron is a key nutrient for your babies growth and development. Priya, dietitian gives you top tips on how to include more iron rich foods into your little ones diet.
Sometimes eating sweeter foods satisfies that taste craving but doesn’t keep you full up and leaves you wanting more. Think about eating chocolate chip cookies compared to a slice of toast with peanut butter. Take a read about how to eat sweet foods in a balanced way.
How do I know if my little one is ready for weaning? This post was written in my role as dietitian for “For Aisha”. You can see their website here. Babyhood is full of constant learning and change for parents and their little ones. Just as you have settled into the groove with milk feeding, […]
Often when we think about comfort food it can be in a negative light, those foods that are high in fat and calories that make us feel good but should we be eating them to help our mood and sense of wellbeing? Whilst we don’t want to become dependant on food as our only way […]
Christmas is a fabulous time to let your little one explore new flavours and to really bring out the fun in food. A lot of the festive foods may not be suitable due to it’s levels of salt and sugar so it is important to be aware of this. If you are out and about […]
How to make mealtimes fun for little ones! This post was written in my role as dietitian for the brand For Aisha. When weaning begins it can feel fun for those first few meals- but quickly becomes quite hard work. Suddenly you have more items to carry when you go out, more to fit into […]
Huge thanks to Shannon Western for her help with this post. Food rules keep us stuck trying to change our body, or put judgements onto other people’s food choices. They are diet culture’s best friend- a really important step in stopping dieting and wishing to change your body is rejecting food rules. Here is a […]
Oh my days. I think I may be getting my curry groove back. Being half Sri-Lankan this type of food is just genetically in me, it makes my soul happy. However life with small children has meant I haven’t cooked many spicey dishes for a while. I’m slowly aiming to get them all onto spicer […]