Eating well for specific health conditions

Parkinson’s Disease Eating Well Talk

Last Saturday I went along to the Aylesbury Parkinson’s Disease support group and gave a presentation on eating well.  I think it was a much appreciated session, there were lots of questions and people seemed to be very grateful for the information. Hydration is a big problem.  There are so many reasons why something as… Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease Eating Well Talk

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10 July – Caroline Walker Trust lecture “Eating Our Way to a Healthy Old Age”

The Caroline Walker Trust held its 25th Anniversary Lecture last week and it was a really positive meeting.  We had 3 amazing speakers talking about various aspects of improving the nutritional status of older people.  Professor Janice Thompson asked as to consider what constitutes healthy ageing.  She prompted us to consider how we engage with… Continue reading 10 July – Caroline Walker Trust lecture “Eating Our Way to a Healthy Old Age”

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Eating Well 2 – Fruit and veg

It’s been a while since Eating Well 1.  It’s about time I did the next installment.  I think most people have heard the 5-a-day mantra yet many of us struggle to get 5 portions. What is so good about fruit and veg?  How do they positively affect our health?  In reality there is no one… Continue reading Eating Well 2 – Fruit and veg

Eating well for specific health conditions

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – PCOS

Can the way PCOS sufferers eat help to manage the symptoms and effects of the syndrome?  Before exploring the answer, a quick summary of PCOS.  The symptoms vary from woman to woman and can change over time.  The most common ones are:  weight gain particularly around the middle; increased hairiness on the face and other areas; thinning hair: oily… Continue reading Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – PCOS