Nutrition plays an essential role in our life, influencing the development and progression of many conditions.
To lose half kilogram a week an energy deficit of 500 calories a day is required. However, weight loss is not a simple matter of energy in and energy out. The help of a registered dietitian is invaluable, providing nutritional advice to promote weight loss as well exploring motivation and barriers to change. This may include a meal plan or simple step-to-step changes to implement within a set time-frame.
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Digestive issues can present in many different forms, significantly affecting quality of life, daily routine as well as mental well-being. Nutrition plays a vital role in the management of the following symptoms and conditions:
- Loose stools
- Irritable bowel syndrome – including low FODMAP diet
- Coeliac disease
- Lactose intolerance
Looking after your heart through healthy diet and lifestyle reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Small changes can also protect your heart if you already have cardiovascular problems.
A heart-friendly diet can promote well-being by reducing cholesterol levels, treating high blood pressure and reduce risk of diabetes.
BONES AND JOINTS
Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are the main conditions which impact mobility, leading to pain and reduced quality of life. Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become thin and their strength is reduced, increasing the risk of fractures. Osteoarthritis is characterised by cartilage breakdown and inflammation affecting both large and small joints such as knees, hips, hands, big toe and spine.
A bone-friendly diet and lifestyle minimise bone loss and strength the bones.
A diet not providing enough nutrients can lead to malnutrition, a condition causing increased risk of illness and infection, reduced muscle mass and mobility, impaired immune system, low mood and tiredness.
A balanced diet is essential to treat malnutrition, ensuring adequate levels of protein, calories, vitamins and minerals.
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms. The most common symptom is extreme tiredness as well as poor concentration, nausea, sleep problems, poor memory and muscle pain.
A poorly balanced diet can further exacerbate this condition. Eating a nutritious diet is essential to both physical and mental well-being.
Healthy youthful skin is at the top of many wish lists. Diet and lifestyle can be the best skin friends’ or its worse enemies!
A diet lacking essential nutrients can make skin conditions such as eczema and acne worse. Personalised nutritional recommendations can get you glowing inside and out.