Nutrition Blog

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions Are you someone who makes New Year’s Resolutions? And if so, do you track them, write them down, review them during the year and at the end of the year? And if not, how do you feel about making them? Do you feel indifferent? Have you given up on...

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My top 5 tips for the Festive Season

My top 5 tips for the Festive Season

These are the 5 things you should do if you want to enjoy your favourite Christmas treats and have a few drinks during the Festive Season: Christmas is not the time to deprive yourself. I’m all for eating those foods that you associate with the Festive Season, with...

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How to avoid weight gain when injured or sick

How to avoid weight gain when injured or sick

Having done damage to my knee ligaments recently, and been told you need to be at least 6 weeks on crutches, my first thought and worry was "How am I avoid putting on weigth during this period?" Just because I know what I “should” be eating does not mean that I am...

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Does calorie counting make sense?

Does calorie counting make sense?

At the moment there is discussion around again whether it would help curb the obesity crisis and get people to eat less by adding the calorie count to the menu. However, from what I have been observing this is not addressing the real issue! We are constantly told,...

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How acupuncture can help lose weight

How acupuncture can help lose weight

Today I’d like to focus on a complementary treatment that not many people might associate with hormonal balancing and weight loss: Acupuncture. Sometimes I need to recommend other treatments than just nutrition to get the desired results, and I have already covered...

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Alternatives to HRT

Alternatives to HRT

The recent article in the Lancet “Menopausal hormones: definitive evidence for breast cancer” (1) has scared a lot of women who have been taking HRT for a while and who have felt the benefits. It made me both angry, and relieved at the same time! 12 years ago, I was...

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What exercise is best for weight-loss?

What exercise is best for weight-loss?

What exercise is best? If you are considering starting a new exercise regime, you might be overwhelmed with the number of options that are out there and might find it hard to decide which one is best for you. This can often actually lead to doing nothing! First of...

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Stress – Effects on Food and Mood

Stress – Effects on Food and Mood

I've finished preparing my talk for the Library in Bray on the topic of Stress, and how stress affects our food choices and our mental well-being. April is Stress Awareness month and being aware of what stress actually is and how it works in our bodies is the first...

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Our bodies are absolutely amazing and when we look after them well, and feed them only what they are designed to deal with, they will look after us and make us feel and look great again!

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