Category: How to gain weight

So I Need to Gain Weight?

When I tell many people about what I do for a living, they immediately pat their tummies and tell me they need to go on a diet. Louise has written a post before about the 10 Things People say to you when they hear you are a Dietitian and many of our Dietetic readers could relate. Members of the general population often think helping others lose weight is the main purpose of our role but it is a small aspect. We often see people who need to gain weight. This may be due to illness, such as lung conditions, eating disorders, cancer,...

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Ooh no more thanks!

I’m a dietitian and I think healthy eating often comes with the job title. Not for all but definitely for me. I have always tried really hard to get my 5 a Day in, keep sweet treats to a minimum and make sure my meals are as balanced as possible. Often people assume a dietitian never eat cake and this is a definite myth! Of course we do. Louise has blogged about how others are often relieved we eat cake; so they can too!! As dietitians we want everyone to understand that faddy, quick fix diets are unhealthy and...

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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 a similar enthusiasm for all things dietetic and ensuring the right nutritional messages are getting out there. Dietitians are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and must adhere to a code of conduct, ensuring we give evidence-based nutritional advice.

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