Things I wish I had known (and done differently) as a RD2Be

Things I wish I had known (and done differently) as a RD2Be

Some people have asked me to provide some advice and tips for student dietitians. So I thought I would do this by highlighting a few things I wish I had known and done differently during my dietetics training. I hope you find it very helpful and take some things on board to make your experience [...]

Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for over-65s to consider if switching to a plant-based diet

Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for over-65s to consider if switching to a plant-based diet

Plant-based diets continue to grow in popularity, worldwide. There are plenty of reasons people switch to a plant-based diet, including ethical and environmental reasons. However, a growing number of people are shunning meat for health reasons. Evidence shows that plant-based diets may help support the immune system, lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, [...]

A field study of the prevalence of healthy and less healthy advertisements near schools in a London borough

A field study of the prevalence of healthy and less healthy advertisements near schools in a London borough

A research abstract that I co-authored with my dietetic colleague has been published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics (JHND). Click here to read full abstract paper. Childhood obesity is one of the major public health issues in the United Kingdom. It was previously reported that 1 in 3 children will be overweight [...]