BMI, or body mass index, is used to measure body composition and has subsequently been used to measure health, which isn’t accurate for many reasons.
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 […]
How we speak to children about food is really key. Food neutrality is the practice of looking at all foods as being equal, rather than labelling then as good or bad.
Food is more than just nutrition, an important concept to think about in eating disorder recovery and for everyone.
How has Covid-19 changed the way we eat? 4 in 10 people have experienced a change in diet quality and more people have suffered from eating disorders, yet others have been more active and learnt to cook from scratch more often.
There are a number of types of eating disorders and vital that we all know the key signs. Here is a post written for Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021
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 […]
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 […]
Christmas, like all holidays, is food focused which means a lot of people with eating disorders or any degree of disordered eating struggle to stay well. In this blog you will find top tips on how to set boundaries, how to make Christmas not all about food, and ways you can look after yourself at […]