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What do Dietitians do?

2021-07-25T20:12:04+01:00July 20th, 2021|Nutrition|

When it comes to nutrition, it’s important to choose the right person. At Red Pepper Nutrition, we have a highly-qualified team who are experienced in working with clients with complex needs. Our therapists Sian, Olivia and Elaine are all Registered Dietitians, and our Dietetic Assistant Cate works under their supervision. Each therapist [...]

Creatine in Neuro Rehabilitation

2021-03-11T19:49:05+00:00March 4th, 2021|Rehabilitation|

The nutritional supplement creatine has been widely used by body builders and athletes for many years. Recently, there has been an increase in research looking at creatine in rehabilitation and health. This research has recently come to the attention of the wider public and especially those affected by neurological injury, who are keen to [...]

Guest blog – Brain health & omega 3

2020-10-30T09:50:15+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Nutrition|

‘Charlie’, a teenager from Blackpool, had a head injury as a child. She has continued her studies and is looking into careers in sports and nutrition. To provide some work experience and to give some insight into the wonderful world of writing, I asked ‘Charlie’ to write a blog post for Red Pepper Nutrition. [...]

Case Study Part Two – The Health Benefits of 5-10% Weight Loss

2020-08-25T09:41:00+01:00August 25th, 2020|Nutrition, Rehabilitation|

Part one of Sarah’s case study discussed the significant improvements to Sarah’s diet, nutrition and health with dietitian support and eHealth communication. In addition to these lifestyle changes, a 24% weight loss over 3 years was achieved and maintained by Sarah. Weight is often used to measure health changes as it’s convenient, accessible and [...]

Sarah – A rehabilitation case study in eHealth communication

2021-04-29T07:53:27+01:00April 17th, 2020|Nutrition, Rehabilitation|

Electronic health communication (eHealth) systems are an invaluable resource for dietitians when supporting rehabilitation in the community. This virtual communication plays an important role in providing nutritional support and education, particularly ‘coming into its own’ in recent months! For this article, I would like to present a case study of the goals and weight [...]