Blog – by Paula Mee, Consultant Dietitian
Family members, friends, clients and patients regularly share their experiences of meal-times, with ‘us’ dietitians. Some of what they go through is far from pleasurable. More like pure misery. People with gut disorder can be constantly edgy about what they
From breakfast to dinner (and snacks in between) you're entire day can be heart-healthy. A heart healthy diet doesn't have to be bland or boring.
A Guide to Nutrients in Heart-Healthy Foods
Phytoestrogens are substances in plants, such as flaxseeds/linseeds, that
With the New Year well under way now many people are developing new habits and cementing patterns of eating for 2017. According to the US News and World report, the top three dietary patterns are 1. The Dash Diet, 2. The
Why you eat is just as important as what you eat. I’ve started asking the why question earlier in consultations now. It offers a glimpse into a client’s internal environment. What is going on in the mind has a knock-on effect on
Think nourishment not punishment. Does the nutrient balance of your meals feel right? Forget about very extreme approaches. The ‘no- carb’ or ‘high protein’ or ‘fat free’ rigid diets are not sustainable. You can tweak your meals to restrict
Are you making big, bold resolutions to "eat right" in 2017?
Personally I’ve found writing out my goals clarifies them, but planning to succeed requires more than just hoping and wishing for change. When clients tell me they want ‘to get
This week I met 4000 young Transition Students at the inaugural ‘HealthFest 2016.’ Organised by the National Dairy Council and Safefood, the event has been developed to provide knowledge and motivation for Transition Year students about healthy eating and physical
I’m taking some MENO-LEAVE at the moment.
It’s a makey-up word but so what! It’s just one day (Monday) each week OFF until the end of September this year! I’m so excited about this. It dawned on me after a 3