Healthy Eating Blog (Health and Well Being)

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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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 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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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 (April 2021)

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 3, 01:32 PM in and . No comments.

Since it’s IBS awareness month, we will include a few IBS related articles over the next few weeks. Today , the basics – what is IBS , the causes and triggers.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the digestive system and affects 1 in 20 people in the UK.

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The importance of eating together

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jan 10, 02:25 PM in . Comments [1].

As a Dietitian, my mission is to help people to eat better. This usually means talking about what foods to eat, how much and when. The truth is, though, eating well isn’t always just about the nutrients, it’s about HOW we eat too. The environment that we eat in and eating together, in company, also has a huge effect on health and well being.
Most of us take eating together for granted but the simple act of sharing a meal is a greater one than we imagine. Food is so much more than just fuel. It’s a fundamental part of our health, relationships, culture and well-being. Eating together is about coming together; about belonging.

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Less sleep, more food?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 17, 10:39 AM in and . No comments.

An interesting look at some recent research on sleep and food intake.

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End of the week round up- goodbye september

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 28, 08:52 AM in and . No comments.

This week has gone by so quickly! I have managed to catch up with some people and to complete my weekly volunteer role, (only about 4 hrs a week but it’s something), and also managed to complete a good amount of work!

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Have you started to supplement your Vitamin D?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 26, 09:13 AM in and . No comments.

No?

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Vitamin D supplementation in autumn and winter to protect against osteoporosis

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