Nutrition 101: Dietary Fibre

Although it’s my favourite nutrition-related topic, quite a few people don’t know the importance of dietary fibre. This is a problem in many countries where people do not consume nearly as much fibre as they should, as it is important for a healthy digestive system and has been linked to reduced cholesterol, improved glycemic control, a…

Get Ready For Those Summer Picnics!

When the weather starts to feel more like summer and the sun is shining… there is nothing better than a British picnic! I did a picnic post last year, but thought I would do an updated one to share my picnic must haves with all of you. So grab a coffee or a tea and…

Summer Picnic Ideas!

Did you know that this week is National Picnic Week here in the UK? 🙂 Well I didn’t know until I checked my work marketing calendar that I have on my desk and right when I saw it I thought- what a PERFECT idea for a blogpost! Some of you may be big picnic fans…

Nutrition 101: Eat the Rainbow!

You must have heard that we should all eat our greens. However, it’s much more important for all of us to eat a rainbow. Not skittles or M&Ms in fact, but a variety of fruits and vegetables of different colour! “Why?” you ask? Let me explain 🙂 Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…

Nutrition 101: Easy ways to stay hydrated

One way of making sure you get enough water in throughout the day and stay hydrated  is to work by dividing your day into segments based on you lifestyle! So today I’m sharing quick little tips of how you can ensure you get enough water throughout the day! 🙂 1. Hydrate right when you wake…

MSc Graduation and changing things up to help YOU!

So this past Thursday I graduated from the University of Surrey! I can’t believe it’s all over now! I finished the course back in September, but going to graduation, seeing all my friends and course mates again and experiencing the process of graduating with another degree has really made me think about what I’m doing…

Nutrition & Hydration Week!

Happy Sunday everyone! This upcoming week: March 12-18th is National Nutrition and Hydration week! The aim of this movement is to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. Many organisations and sectors have got involved in Nutrition and Hydration Week in previous years and this year as…

Finally A Registered Associate Nutritionist!

Hey everyone! Super exciting news! Last week I finally became registered and now am officially a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr)! I can’t believe it! This shows that my course for Nutrition was fully accredited and I can now be found on the registry! What a great way to celebrate other than spending the day working…

Nutrition Series: Vitamin D

It’s that time of the year, where we just don’t get enough sunlight! And if you read the headlines of many magazines, newspapers or hear conversations on the radio & TV, a major health topic that’s popular right now is Vitamin D! I thought I’d start a series where I share some info & tips…

My Top Tips: How to be a Morning Person

All of my life I’ve always been some sort of a morning person. I’ve never been part of the 4:30am club, nor was I happy to get up at 6:30 for work, but I’ve always thought of myself as someone who enjoys mornings as long as I have some sort of control over them! As…