Category Archives: Nutrition

Why Choose a Sugar Free Diet?

Sarah Maginn asks our Nutritional Expert Catherine Jeans about the concerns behind refined sugars and why we should be opting for a Sugar Free Diet? I’ve always considered myself a pretty healthy individual. I eat my 5 a day, cook from scratch, limit my alcohol intake (well to the weekends), I take regular exercise and

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Is my baby getting enough Vitamin D?

Recent research has shown that Breast fed babies might need extra vitamin D in their diets. Sarah Maginn asks our Nutrition expert Catherine Jeans for some advice on what to do to ensure your baby is getting enough vitamin D …      We all hear (especially from our health visitors) that ‘Breast is Best’ as it

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How to secretly cut sugar from your family meals in 2017

Childhood obesity is a global problem, with the World Health Organisation estimating that the number of overweight children under the age of five to be over 42 million. And it’s getting worse. With poor diet and a lack of exercise thought to be the leading causes of childhood obesity, parents are fighting a constant battle

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How To Reduce Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Many people don’t realise that with the right nutrition and exercise it’s possible not only to prevent type 2 diabetes, but even, in some cases, to reverse the problem. The NHS has just announced a multi million pound lifestyle programme for those most at risk from type 2 diabetes. GPs across the UK are being asked

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