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  • What’s for breakfast….?

    3rd August 2013

    As you’ve probably noticed I harp on a lot (among other things!) about eating breakfast. There’s a number of reason for that; firstly people who eat breakfast lose more weight and manage to maintain weight more effectively than those who skip the first meal of the day.

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  • The Olympic Picnic…

    29th July 2012

    Follow my tips for packing a gold-medal worthy picnic!

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  • Why diets don’t work. But we still need to try…

    20th July 2012

    With the New Year resolutions looming I thought it might be a good idea to re-visit this blog post about diets from earlier this year……

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  • The truth about sugar…

    15th June 2012

    Finally a programme on TV, reaching the mainstream explaining one, if not the, biggest food problem we have today – sugar consumption.

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  • Let the sun shine….with vitamin D….

    20th February 2012

    If anyone were to ask me after 4 or so years of studying nutrition what my favourite vitamin is the answer would be easy – vitamin D. Now I know having a favourite vitamin (and in fact vitamin D isn’t actually a vitamin, but more on that later) is a bit geeky but let’s face it, that’s what I am!

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  • What is your nursery feeding your kids….

    18th January 2012

    It is shocking to hear that one in five children are overweight or obese as they start their school reception year – clearly something needs to be done.

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  • Food for thought….

    26th November 2010

    Another interesting summary from Dr Briffa… http://www.drbriffa.com/2010/11/22/critique-reveals-major-flaws-in-conventional-nutritional-guidelines/ ilovegreens

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  • Let them eat….soup!

    27th May 2009

    I’ve just read this very interesting article about soup and it’s effects on satiety (or the feeling of fullness after eating).  It would appear that soup has the fantastic action of keeping us full for longer, especially vegetable soup.  The means by which this is achieved is explained in the[...]

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  • Diabetes Epidemic – Time to Act

    24th February 2009

    A study has found that the prevalence of diabetes in the UK has soared dramatically in the last 10 years.  The increase was due to a rise in type 2 diabetes - the kind that is linked with obesity.  Type 1 diabetes remained ‘relatively constant’ throughout the study between 1996 and[...]

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  • What have the tobacco and food industries got in common? – Dr Briffa Blog

    31st October 2008

    I came across this interesting article from Dr Briffa today.  He writes about the similarities between the tobacco and food industries.  He argues that in the same way the tobacco industry defends its products the food industry cannot be relied on to help solve the obesity crisis in the world[...]

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