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FODMAP Fiasco

Here, Gillian Killiner, Principal Dietitian at 121, discusses the Low Fodmap Programme and in particular, why seeking the help of a qualified and experienced Dietitian is key to implementing it successfully. The Low Fodmap Programme has been around for over 10 years. I heard about it in its infancy and thought: “Wow! This is excellent ..read more…

Obesity Stats. Did you know……

While obesity stats might be shocking, the good news is that there is still time to do something about it. Here, we get clear on the statistics and share how 121 Dietitian has been successfully helping patients to lose weight. A person who is assessed as being clinically obese (BMI – Body Mass Index of ..read more…

Nutrition & Surgery (Part 2)

In the follow up to part one of our Nutrition & Surgery focus (which you can read here), Director and Principal Dietitian Gillian Killiner, continues to discuss the key role that vitamins and minerals play in helping your body recover after surgery. Vitamin A Vitamin A is required for recovery from surgery. It is commonly known ..read more…

Nutrition and Surgery (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part series, Director and Principal Dietitian Gillian Killiner, discusses the relationship between good nutrition and surgery and how this can help your recovery process. Are you waiting for an operation? More and more people are spending months on waiting lists for minor and major surgery. Waiting when you are in pain ..read more…

The real truth about fats in your diet

The research on fats has been turned on its head and the advice now is to embrace fats, rather than fear them. Here, we get clear on the role of fats and introduce you to the ‘best’ fats to incorporate into your diet. “NEW RESEARCH FINDS CURE”… “EXCITING WEIGHT LOSS PILL”… Who else is tired ..read more…