Healthy Eating Blog

How can diet help manage PCOS?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 21, 06:17 AM in and . No comments.

Can diet help to manage symptoms of PCOS? In PCOS awareness month, Michaela Carrick, BSc Human Nutrition, tells us how.

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Beating the bloat - have you considered stress?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 13, 10:17 AM No comments.

Could your bloating be stress related? Read on to learn why – plus some tips and tricks you can implement to help the issue- by Laura Reilly, MSc Food, Nutrition & Health.

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What nutrients do you need to boost your immune system?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 4, 03:46 PM in and . No comments.

Will some nutrients boost your immune system? Michaela Carrick, BSc Human Nutrition, explores this

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The Mediterranean Diet -could it reduce symptoms of depression?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Aug 31, 07:57 AM in and . No comments.

A recent study looked at the diets of people with depression to see if following the Mediterranean Diet helps..read more to find out what they discovered

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5 Easy Ways to Increase your Vegetable Intake

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Aug 18, 10:09 AM in and . No comments.

Do you find it difficult to eat your greens? Laura Reilly, MSc Food, Nutrition & Health, has some great ideas for increasing your vegetable intake. Here are her 5 top tips.

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Can eating soy reduce hot flashes during menopause?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Aug 7, 07:39 AM in and . No comments.

In an exciting study just published, (the WAVS study), researchers investigated if a low-fat plant-based diet with soybeans could affect the frequency and severity of hot flashes in menopausal women. Michaela Carrick, BSc Human Nutrition, has more on this, here:

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How To Build A Healthy Salad

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Aug 2, 04:20 PM in and . No comments.

Salads are a versatile and time-efficient meal to prepare. A salad consisting of protein, a variety of plant foods, grains and healthy fats is a smart meal choice for your overall health. They are a fantastic way of packing in micronutrients and fibre. Here we show you how to build a healthy salad.

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How to Build a Healthy Gut Microbiome

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jul 26, 10:50 AM No comments.

Want to build a healthy microbiome? Michaela Carrick, BSc Human Nutrition, tells you how in this article.

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How we helped "Sarah" live a better life with IBS – part 3- the grand finale

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jul 16, 09:00 AM in . No comments.

Sarah* had come to see us at AM Dietetics after being diagnosed with IBS-D (diarrhoea dominant IBS). Her symptoms included bloating, wind, gut pain, cramping, diarrhoea, and frequent trips to the toilet. Sarah was hoping to go on the Low FODMAP Diet, in order to reduce her symptoms. See what results she got here.

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How we helped "Sarah" live a better life with IBS – part 2- Sarah goes Low FODMAP.

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jul 11, 10:46 AM in . No comments.

We recently saw “Sarah” (*not her real name), who has IBS, and would love to share how the Low FODMAP Diet helped her to reduce her symptoms
Spoiler alert: Her life changed dramatically!

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“Case” Study - How we helped "Sarah" live a better life with IBS

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jul 8, 11:42 AM in . Comments [2].

We recently saw “Sarah” (*not her real name), and would love to share how we helped her to reduce her IBS symptoms and improve her life enormously.
Spoiler alert: Her life changed dramatically!

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What does "evidence-based" mean?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 29, 12:22 PM in . No comments.

We talk a lot about dietitians being “evidence- based” professionals. But what does that actually mean?

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New Service Alert: "Express Consultations"

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 14, 07:39 AM No comments.

Our new “express” consultations have launched. Not ready to commit to a full hour’s consultation? After a budget option for visiting a Dietitian? Just looking to get some fast expert advice about your diet or health problem?
Our express consultations could be just the thing you are looking for. BOOK HERE

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IBS Awareness Month - what if the Low FODMAP Diet isn't working?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 8, 08:54 AM in and . No comments.

What if the low fodmap diet isn’t working? You’ve been on the elimination phase of the Low FODMAP diet and it doesnt seem to be working. What’s going on?

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IBS awareness month - Low FODMAP Diet

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 6, 07:52 AM No comments.

You may be thinking about trying the Low FODMAP diet. The FODMAP diet has been shown to improve symptoms in 50-80% of patients with IBS but it’s not for everyone. In fact you may not even need to try it at all. Before starting the Low FODMAP diet, you may need to make some basic “first line” changes to your diet.

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