Author: Louise Robertson

Top 10 Tips to Keep you Gut Healthy

Love your gut The gut is one of the most important organs in the body and it plays a vital role in our health and well-being in many different ways. So, show your gut some love this September and take time to look after your digestive system – it really is worth it! Love Your Gut week is 4th-10th September, highlighting the vital role of the digestive system and emphasising the importance of good gut health through educating the public. The good news is that it isn’t hard to love your gut! Dr Joan Ransley, a Nutritionist for Love Your...

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The Good Food Show: Nutrition Fact & Nutrition Fiction

Volunteering at the Good Food Show In June I volunteered to help out on the BDA stand at the Summer Good Food Show at the NEC in Birmingham. I decided to volunteer as it is great fun going to the Good Food Show, the NEC is just down the road from me and when I have been to the show in previous years there has been a lot of nutrition nonsense spouted! Having a dietitian drop in clinic would bring some nutritional credibility to the show. The stand was situated in the Eat Well corner, next to the Healthy...

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Review: Tg Green Tea

It’s important to stay hydrated and water would be one of our top recommended drinks, but sometimes we need a bit of flavour in our lives! I was contacted by Tg Green Tea to review their green tea products on the blog. I was sent some bottles of their ready to drink green tea and 3 different flavours of green tea bags. The Chinese have drunk green tea for the last 4000 years. The green tea leaves for these drinks come from a Chinese tea plantation on the Dao Ren mountain peak. The fresh leaves are steamed to make green tea, rather...

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A Dietitian’s Week

Back in June 2017, I was invited to be the curator of the @NHS account on Twitter for a week. The account is owned by NHS England and each week a health professional or patient shares their NHS story. It was an ideal opportunity to show case the work of a dietitian on the account with 19,000 followers! I was encouraged to take lots of photos during the week to engage the followers. Here is a compilation of the photos and clips I took over the week. I hope you enjoy, Louise x...

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Courgetti and Carrot Salad

It’s a good habit to always include vegetables or salad with your meals. If looking for a salad, don’t despair if you don’t have any lettuce in the fridge, you can make any veg into a salad! This salad just uses 2 vegetables; carrots and courgettes. If you don’t have a julienne peeler or a spiralizer, then making a grated version would work just as well. Ingredients 1 Courgette 1-2 Carrots Flaked almonds 1-2 teaspoons of flavoured oil (bought or make your own!) Method Julienne, spiralise or grate the courgette and carrots Heat a frying pan and dry toast the flakes...

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Welcome to Dietitian’s Life

Nutrition, diet and the life of a dietitian. No fad diets, potions or pills, promoting evidence based dietary advice.

We are UK registered dietitians who have similar enthusiasm for all things dietetic and ensuing the right nutritional messages are getting out there. Dietitians are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and must adhear to a code of conduct, ensuing we give evidence based nutritional advice.

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