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Give me 5…or more

The message about eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day has reached nearly everyone in the United Kingdom. But is that really what we should be aiming for? A number of recommendations from groups such as the World … Continue reading

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An Easter tale….

As you read this you have probably got a mountain of chocolate Easter eggs and bunnies…. or perhaps you have eaten them already? The chocolate we eat today has developed over thousands of years and originated in Mexico and South … Continue reading

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What goes around, comes around:Dietary treatments for medical conditions

Towards the end of last year there was an interesting programme on TV all about using food to treat certain medical conditions as diverse as psoriasis, herbal migraine and polycystic ovaries. Being a dietitian it made me very proud that … Continue reading

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Vitamin C – make sure you get enough in the winter

I normally write about the balance of the diet rather than just single out individual nutrients but I always think people generally consider Vitamin C more when we are heading into the winter.  Vitamin C, therapy ascorbic acid, is associated … Continue reading

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Milk allergy in the UK – is there an epidemic?

A few weeks ago, buy cialis a journalist asked me to comment on the apparent ‘epidemic’ of milk allergy in the UK and whether the tests on the high street are able to diagnose it. Milk is the most common … Continue reading

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