Dieticians Week 2018

When asking individuals, what words or phrases they most readily associate dieticians with, the answers are usually “weight loss”, “healthy eating”, “vegetarian”, or even “salad”. What most of the general public is not...

Why should YOU see a dietician?

Why should YOU see a dietician?   The majority of people view dieticians as nutrition professionals who help overweight individuals get their dietary intake under control, so as to reduce weight. Whilst this is one of the many, and more common things that we do, there...

Body Mass Index – a true indicator of health?

As dieticians, we have been using the measure of body mass index (BMI), for many years, as one of the indicators which tell us whether patients are at a healthy weight or not. BMI is measure by dividing your weight in kilograms, by your height, in meters squared i.e....