Dietitians Blog Entries

22 Feb, 2017

Personalized Nutrition Update issue nr.6

Salt has been in the news again this time with experts calling the guidelines too restrictive. I think it is well known that salt intake is too high worldwide with the main contributor being packaged food. However the guideline is in essence a number, which many do not know how to translate into everyday measures. […]

21 Feb, 2017

Should you be reducing your added sugar intake?

There are only 8 days left of Sugar Free February, I’m not going to lie, it’s been tough! It got me thinking – should we all be cutting out added sugar? What is added sugar? There are different sources of sugar in your diet. Sugar can either be intrinsic (ie within a food or drink) […]

19 Feb, 2017

Slow Cooker Vegan Butternut Squash Stew

Here’s the recipe for the stew that I posted a video of recently: Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (I used frozen) 1 cup chopped celery a pack of butternut squash (frozen) cup of lentils tin of chick peas 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes 1 tin of water 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric […]

18 Feb, 2017

Wilted spinach with pine nuts and sultanas

I love spinach it has a really vibrant colour when just wilted and combined with pine nuts a small amount of kale (purple) and sultanas it makes a really great low fodmap vegetable dish. Ingredients 200g bag of spinach 40g Kale chopped finely 10g garlic infused oil 40g Sultanas 50g pine nuts Salt to taste […]