Exercising Outdoors – Motivation

The weather was so lush the other week, I decided to sack the gym off and try and go for a run outdoors. I really fancied it. I managed 15 minutes before I had horrendous…

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Quick Fixes are NOT Quick

What has happened to us as a human race? We want everything as a quick fix. We could blame technology. It is so easy to press a few buttons on your phone or tablet and…

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What Does a Dietitian Eat?

 As a Dietitian I am sure most people wonder what we really eat. Do we survive on salad? Do we ever eat cake? Do we actually practice what we preach? It is an interesting question,…

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Being Married to a Dietitian

Most people feel sorry for my husband. Married to a Dietitian he has been apparently indoctrinated to feel guilty for eating like a pig. Courtesy of ecards Before I met Chris he ate a lot.…

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Phenylketonuria Diet Challenge – How did it go low protein?

I have just come to end of my low protein diet for phenylketonuria diet challenge for International PKU Day on 28th June. If you want to see why I was doing this, have a read…

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Phenylketonuria – Low Protein for a Week – My Challenge

I’m a Dietitian as many of you may know. I work in quite a specialist area called Inherited Metabolic Disorders which are basically genetic conditions where a patient cannot process a specific component of food.One…

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Tips for How To Exercise on Holidays

Most people think I’m crazy when I tell them I exercise on holidays. Why? It’s a holiday. I’m meant to be stuffing my face and chilling by the pool with a cocktail. It may only…

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