Do it well: 10 simple Veganuary tips from a nutritionist

Following Veganuary? I’ve been sharing tips throughout January on Instagram and Facebook about how to do this safely and well. Here they are in one place to refer back to. Don’t forget to give me a follow on social media for more food tips throughout the year. Tip 1 – Myth Bust Myth – aContinue reading “Do it well: 10 simple Veganuary tips from a nutritionist”

Tinned food: Is it healthy?

Did you hear me talking to Kaye Adams on BBC Radio Scotland about this? I am a nutritionist and I eat tinned food. Tinned tomatoes, sweetcorn, cannelini beans, black eye beans (and many other beans), baked beans, lentils, sardines, mackerel, tuna, salmon, coconut milk, peaches, pears, pineapple. Yes, that’s a long list but my pointContinue reading “Tinned food: Is it healthy?”

Ask a nutritionist: Is pasta good for you?

Carbs get a lot of bad press. Pasta too. I have heard a lot of people say they have cut it out completely. Ditched it along with the bread. But is it really as bad for you as some might think? Different types of pasta Shapes As well as lots of different shapes of pastaContinue reading “Ask a nutritionist: Is pasta good for you?”

16th December

Yes, there are still plenty more vegetables to try… Today we have…. Leeks! says “According to legend on the eve of the battle against the Saxons St David advised theBritons to wear leeks in their caps so as to easily distinguish friend from foe. This helped to secure a great victory. Today Welsh people around the world wear leeks on St David’sContinue reading “16th December”

First foods. Introducing solids. Weaning

Whether you have lots of support around you or family and friends far away, the process of introducing solids can be daunting as a new parent. There is loads of information on the internet but how can you be sure that it is what is best for baby and how can you find the timeContinue reading “First foods. Introducing solids. Weaning”

10 reasons you are safe with a Registered Nutritionist

When you get in your car, you fasten your seat belt, because it is safer to have one on. When you cross a road, you check there are no cars coming, because it is safer then just walking out. So, why do we insist in taking advice from people who may do more harm thanContinue reading “10 reasons you are safe with a Registered Nutritionist”