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HealthyHerts Nutrition

Some testimonials

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What do clients say about Healthy Herts Nutrition?   I am fortunate to work with some very lovely and dedicated clients on improving their nutrition habits and whom work extremely hard to reach their health and fitness goals. These are some words from them regards working with me as a Nutritional Therapist on everything from losing weight to special diets …

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How can I get plenty of calcium in my diet?

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It’s easy once you know how… Here is a sample day of food showing the Calcium quantities next to each food type, in milligrams with Ca next to it, in brackets. Most adults need 700mg daily, up to 1250mg if you have osteoporosis or have coeliac disease – more on calcium in the diet.   Breakfast: 310mg Calcium Bowl of porridge …

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Calcium as part of a nutritious diet… (updated October 2018)

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Q.Why is calcium in the diet important? How much do I need? Important questions – calcium is needed for strong and healthy bones and teeth. Calcium is also required for cell signalling, blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function. Most adults between the ages of 19-65 will need 700mg of calcium a day, (different amounts apply for 0-18 year olds, women breastfeeding will …

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15 ways to eat more oily fish (& what is an oily fish anyway?)

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So after discussing how to get more oily fish into our diets with clients and most recently just this morning with my friends, it is apparent that many people really struggle with this.  Fish and nutrition have a close relationship… A large body of evidence points to eating oily fish three times a week to help lower blood pressure and help …

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Guest blog post from ‘Meatless Mum’

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My lovely Healthy Herts Nutrition client has been making some fundamental food and nutrition changes recently and has written a revealing guest blog post for me about how she is moving her family from meat-eating to meat-free…   Meatless Mum I had considered giving up meat for many years. Why then did it take me until I was forty-one to even …

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2016 in nutrition and looking to 2017

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I’ve just been reflecting on the highlights of this last nutritional year and again it’s been a busy one… Nutrition Research The department of health have finally recommended that everyone has 10 mcg daily of Vitamin D. (The dosage is controversial but it’s a step in the right direction). New research has come out regarding the links between vitamin D …

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Healthy Herts Nutritional Therapist Sarah Dodd now in Stotfold

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I’m very happy to say that I’ve been asked to join Stotfold’s excellent Physiotherapy Clinic in Mill Lane – so if you live in Stotfold, Arlesey, Shefford, Langford or Henlow or anywhere else in Bedfordshire it should now be easier to see a nutritional therapist.  I am a BANT registered  Nutritional Therapist and I am seeing clients on Wednesday mornings …

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What does a nutritional therapist eat?

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  So if you’ve ever been curious and wondered what a nutritional therapist actually eats and drinks – then now is your chance to find out what makes it into my shopping trolley! I have split this trolley type blog into several posts, the first few are food, then we come to drinks and puddings, (yes, nutrition bods do eat …

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Is your child a fussy eater? Top 5 ways to improve your child’s diet

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Fussy Eaters…. OK, so even children that are typically pretty good eaters have their ‘off days’ when they will only eat meals made entirely from bread sticks and eschew anything resembling protein or vegetables… whereas other children are just fussy with food, and particular textures, smells and flavours from the off. Encouraging your children to eat healthily is one of …

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Kids pudding recipe: dairy-free fruit yoghurts / smoothies

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If you’re always trying to get some extra nutrients into your children’s diets then this easy, fruity and nutritious pudding will be a great addition to after school meals. Ingredients: (Makes 4 portions) 8 (pref organic)* strawberries 1 kiwi Handful of blueberries 1 plum 1 flat dessertspoon of Lucy Bee Coconut oil (optional) 40g of buckwheat flakes & 50g of porridge oats 1 tbsp …

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