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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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I bet you know your BMI… but do you know your WHR?

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What is WHR? WHR stands for Waist to Hip ratio Things have moved on since the BMI (Body Mass Index) tool was developed. The issue with the BMI tool is that it misses those people with regular weight / height ratio but who carry weight around their middles which carries a higher chance of dying sooner from diabetes or heart disease …

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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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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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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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So what actually happens in a nutrition consultation..?

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Well if you’ve never had a consultation with a nutritionist, you may want to read on… My aim is to help you feel your best using science-based nutrition advice and ongoing coaching that is relevant for your body, mind, environment and lifestyle. I combine my knowledge of you – via the health form and consultation – with my nutrition experience and …

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