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The facts on fermented foods

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With a rise in popularity for fermented foods in recent years comes a look at their impact on health. Here, Gillian gets clear on what fermented foods are and if they actually have a positive effect on health. What are they? Fermented foods/drinks have become very popular over recent years even though they have been ..read more…

Top health tips for 2019

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At 121 Dietitian, we firmly believe that small steps can always be taken to greatly improve our health. Looking at the key areas of mental health, kids’ health and weight loss, here we share our top health tips for 2019…. Mental health If you want instant improvements a few simple suggestions include: Stay well hydrated: ..read more…

Do you value your body?

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Life, from the very first gasp to the last laboured breath we take, is finite. Once born we are set on a life trajectory which varies greatly from person to person. A multitude of factors shape our lives from our parents to our location of birth, wealth, poverty, friends, education, health care…. Living in the ..read more…

SYNDROME X – What is it and are you at risk?

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It’s estimated that 25% of the world’s population has “Syndrome X.” Sounds like a spy code and sadly it can be as deadly if not dealt with, as Syndrome X is the underlying factor for a whole lot of common health problems we see every day at our clinic. In a nutshell, Syndrome X is ..read more…

FODMAP Fiasco

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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…