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A blog on nutrition, diet and the life of a dietitian. No fad diets, potions or pills, promoting evidence-based dietary advice. We are Louise and Sarah, best buddy dietitians with over 20 years of dietetic experience between us. We have a similar enthusiasm for all things dietetic and ensuring the right nutritional messages are getting out there.We post about current nutritional topics, healthy eating and the life of a dietitian! We also have guest posts from other great dietitians too! Enjoy x

Dietitians are trained at degree level and must be registered with the Health Care Professions Council to practice. This means we must adhere to a code of conduct, ensuring we give evidence-based nutritional advice.

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Special diets including gluten free, PKU, TMAU.

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Our thought’s on the life of a dietitian!

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Healthy Eating

Health and hot nutrition topics such as fibre, sugar and plant based diets.

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Special Diets

Special diets including gluten free, PKU, TMAU.

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Family friendly, quick and easy recipes.

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Dietitian's Life

Our thought’s on the life of a dietitian!

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An Update on Galactosaemia and Dietary Treatment

An Update on Galactosaemia and Dietary Treatment

Galactosaemia is a rare inborn error of carbohydrate metabolism which is caused by the severe deficiency of the enzyme galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALT). The GALT enzyme is the second enzyme in the Leloir biochemical pathway which converts galactose into...

10 Myths About Food that Dietitians hear all the time!

10 Myths About Food that Dietitians hear all the time!

As dietitians we talk and think about food all the time. We have heard all the myths about food several times over online and in our consultations. There are so many food myths around, a lot of them stemming from unqualified sources or old wives' tales. In this post...

A BIT OF PKU HISTORY

A BIT OF PKU HISTORY

I love hearing about PKU history, about how the first child was treated. It is very important to understand where it started and how far we have come in 70 years and how important the diet is in the treatment. A diet to prevent brain damage Often it doesn’t matter if...

A Dietitian’s Top 10 Store Cupboard Essentials

A Dietitian’s Top 10 Store Cupboard Essentials

During this lock down time we are encouraged to only venture out to the shops when we need to. This means we need to plan and have a well stocked pantry with store cupboard essentials that will last for a while. Making a meal plan and a shopping list is a good way to...

Gluten Free Scotch Pancakes

Gluten Free Scotch Pancakes

DON’T MISS OUT! If you need to follow a special diet for medical reasons then it shouldn’t mean you miss out on some of the simple celebrations in life and that includes gluten free scotch pancakes! Pancakes are great for lazy day weekends, there are so many...

Should I Be Vegan?

Should I Be Vegan?

The new year, a fresh start, a time to put all the indulgences behind you. Time to improve your health? Time to try a vegan diet? January is now known to some as Veganuary - a month to try out being vegan. Social media is rife with beautiful photos of vegan food, the...

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