There is a huge keto diet following on the internet and on instagram, there are lots of people promoting this as the holy grail of diets with lots of very appealing before and after photos. But is it really the best diet ever? A true Ketogenic diet is really, really hard. In reality many people… Continue reading Keto diets
Tuesday evening saw the first ever @AfNutr Chat. After a few months of planning, finally the day came for the real thing and we moderators were a little nervous. The number of followers grew so much in the run up, this was not going to be a gentle entry into running a twitter chat. I… Continue reading We trended!! Our first Twitter Chat and we were trending!!
Thanks to a great twitter chat all about plant based eating hosted by RDUK on Monday, I really got thinking about Veganuary. This is the fifth year that Veganuary has been a thing to start the off the new year. This year has seen well over 300,000 people taking part. Vegan has certainly become a trendy… Continue reading Veganuary – why is 2019 the biggest year yet?
I just wanted to say Happy Christmas to everyone and also to share an exciting project for 2019. It started for me in a cafe in Edinburgh in the Summer over coffee and cake with Laura Wyness. The idea, a moderated, professional Twitter Chat for Registered and Associate Nutritionists. I said I would love to… Continue reading Exciting things for 2019
A couple of weeks ago, I headed to London for 3 days of feeling all grown up and professional. Food Matters Live is a big event aimed at anyone involved in food – food manufacturers, food scientists, food developers, food writers, nutritionists, dietitians, researchers etc. It has an incredible array of seminars in 9 or… Continue reading Food Matters Live 2018
We had a taste of India at cubs on Friday night. We had a sleepover at the church where we meet. An Indian friend of mine (thank you so much Meena!!) came and answered questions about India, showed them a little Bollywood dancing and helped the cubs make chapattis, raita and a Indian semolina dessert. … Continue reading Indian themed cub sleepover
Last week was the first UK Malnutrition Awareness Week. And I don’t mean malnutrition in developing nations or in war torn countries. Malnutrition is a huge issue in the UK and Europe. It surprises people that malnutrition in developed nations cost more per year than the effects of obesity. The most recent estimate is £19.6… Continue reading Malnutrition Awareness Week