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Nutrition and Surgery (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part series,Β 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…

Could your fitness technology actually be causing you to gain weight?

Are you one of the many thousands of people who has invested in a piece of fitness technology or fitness tracker app in recent years?Β  If so, you might want to read on… I have been a Dietitian for over 20 years and have observed the many nutritional changes and fads that come and go. ..read more…

Is coffee good or bad for you?

Coffee has been researched over and over and over, and why not! A universally consumed drink, it is complex, with over a thousand different substances present. So is it actually good for you, or should we avoid it completely? Here, we separate the facts from the fiction so that you can make an informed decision ..read more…

What to eat for a good night’s sleep

Do you struggle to nod off at night? Did you know that diet actually plays a key role in contributing to a good night’s sleep? Here, we discuss how what you eat affects your sleep, the foods to avoid and those which will help you welcome those zzzs. Incorporating certain foods into your food plan ..read more…