Dietitians Blog Entries

28 May, 2016

Meet me at Personalised Nutrition 2.0 congress

This exciting first European congress on Personalised Nutrition is rapidly approaching. I’m proud to be a speaker for Personalised Nutrition 2.0., taking place June 22-23, 2016, at Movenpick Hotel, Amsterdam. The Personalized Nutrition Congress is the first of its kind in the exciting and fast-growing personalised nutrition industry. We will explore ground breaking research and […]

25 May, 2016

What happens when experts stick to their strengths (and the risks when they don’t)

A very wise dietitian once said to me – exercise experts and nutrition experts – like dentists and gynaecologists – they’re both brilliant but you wouldn’t want them swapping ends! How true a statement! Social media has got the world talking about nutrition like never before. Generally as a population though we’re getting fatter. And […]

25 May, 2016

Pause and win

Dear friends,   Imagine you’re standing at a cross road.     One road could take you where you want to go.  The other away from your dreams.     Imagine it all came down to a decision.  Your life being shaped by your decisions.  One decision at a time.     A wise wealthy […]

25 May, 2016

Grafman middle distance triathlon

Grafman middle distance triathlon was the first triathlon on my calendar for 2016 in the lead up to Ironman Wales in September. It didn’t quite go to plan (does it ever?!), but I still managed to make a 13 minute PB off last years Rubicon which I was happy with. Learning off last years mistakes […]

24 May, 2016

Which path will you choose?

You might consider that this post is not relevant to IBS, but everyone has to make some changes, when diagnosed with a medical condition. Changes perhaps try a new diet, a new medication or treatment, these naturally will require some change to a persons usual lifestyle. I was lucky enough to train with an inspirational […]

22 May, 2016

Easy like Sunday morning

Fancy a cooked breakfast occasionally and finding that your IBS symptoms are getting in the way? Then perhaps try this version, which is lower in fat than a ‘good old fry up’ and lower in fodmaps and therefore shouldn’t be too hard on your digestive system. Choose a wheat free bread that is <3g/100g of […]

18 May, 2016

The nutrition behind the scenes of new weight loss TV series

Starting tonight (18th May) is a new four part BBC 1 programme called ‘Lose Weight for Love’ – helping couples change their lifestyles and achieve weight loss. Alas I was deemed too gorgeous for front of camera but beavered away behind the scenes assessing the couples, supporting the production team, giving dietary advice and designing […]

17 May, 2016

Personalized Nutrition Update issue nr. 16

The Personalized Nutrition update is a weekly e-newsletter of the latest news and developments in the field of nutrigenomics, functional food, digital health and personalized nutrition. To receive weekly updates directly in your inbox, sign up here My name is Mariette Abrahams, nutrition consultant, registered dietitian nutritionist, speaker and founder of Mariette Abrahams Consulting. To […]

16 May, 2016

A week at Idlebreaks training camp in Malaga

I recently travelled to Spain with a few Mersey Tri triathletes for a week at Idlebreaks training camp, exploring the surrounding mountains, lakes and stunning olive groves.   Based in Villanueva del Rosario, a village on the outskirts of Malaga, Idlebreaks has a fantastic set up for any cyclist or triathlete who enjoys the challenge of […]

12 May, 2016

Rhubarb – antioxidant powerhouse

Did you know that rhubarb comes a close second to berries in the antioxidant department?     Yes, rhubarb contains more polyphenols (you know the good stuff in red wine) than most vegetables!     I bet that surprised you – didn’t it??     Seeing as rhubarb is now ready to be eaten in the UK/northern […]