Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2022 is a great year for you all. Around this time of the year, there’s always a lot of pressure to have the perfect diet, be active and be ‘in shape’. Also, there’s always a lot of misinformation and poor health and nutrition advice shared online too! This can [...]
9 Food-related reminders
Happy Monday! I thought I’d kick start the week by sharing some of my food-related reminders (please scroll down to read...). I don’t believe in having to restrict your fav food from your diet to be healthy. I am not here for these fad/crash diets. I don’t want people to think that they need to [...]
Dark chocolate, milk chocolate and appetite.
Chocolate is often regarded as an ‘unhealthy’ or ‘bad’ food but actually all foods can be part of a healthy balanced diet, including chocolate. So, if you like chocolate and is suitable for you to eat, then have some every now and then as part of a balanced diet. Worth mentioning that chocolate - whether [...]
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 [...]