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

2020-05-22T16:53:55+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 [...]

Food and medicine working together for health & rehabilitation

2020-04-21T08:45:05+01:00December 3rd, 2019|Rehabilitation|

We often think of medicines and food as separate. One treats a specific medical condition and the other provides the nutrients our bodies need to function. However, medicines and food work together to treat, prevent and improve health. Managed well, they complement each other, particularly in rehabilitation where multiple drugs (polypharmacy) and complex-nutritional requirements [...]