Beth Belford, our Senior Dietitian discusses when you should consider referring to a dietitian and practical strategies you can use to get the best support for your participants.
Covid-19 has undoubtedly impacted people everywhere, influencing both our physical and mental health. It has caused weight gain in the young and malnutrition in the old. If you have noticed your health deteriorate during his global pandemic, I can assure you - you are not alone.
With our feet in fluffy socks, the heater on and a pet to snuggle up with, we are trying our best to tackle this winter climate. But with these chilling temperatures a warm and scrumptious meal might be the key to help us face those cold winter nights.
The best advice I can give to any dietetics student looking to gain some work experience: just ask! From the research I’ve done and the dietitians I’ve spoken to, internships are rarely advertised in this line of work and can be difficult to find. The best thing you can do is put yourself out there with your best foot forward and show how passionate you are.
There is truth in the fact our gut and the health of our gut can influence our overall health. But what are the best ways to improve our gut health that are actually legit (cos we all know there are a lot of crazies out there with whacked nutrition info).
Often IBS can be so severe that there is constant anxiety around what to eat and whether that will cause the not very fun symptoms from appearing, especially while out and about. If you experience IBS, there are a few things you need to know before trialling a low FODMAP diet.
Food is very important to us in our daily lives. Food is social and it is powerful, it brings people together, but we also require it for survival. The problem is, there is so much information and misinformation about food which means everyone has their own opinion about what is best for them – whether it be true or not.
Food is something that is so important to our daily lives. It cultural, it's social and it’s key for survival. Overtime, however, food has become more accessible, more convenient and more affordable than it ever was and as a result we are now eating more as a society than ever.