Eating Disorder Dietitian

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When it comes to recovery, an Eating Disorder Dietitian can play a crucial role. In this blog, we will explore what defines an Eating Disorder Dietitian, the distinctions between a dietitian and a nutritionist, the responsibilities of an ED dietitian, and how you can benefit from their expertise. We’ll also discuss how to find the […]

What is a Trauma Informed Dietitian?

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Have you heard of the term ‘Trauma Informed?’   What about a ‘Trauma Informed Dietitian’?   The role of a registered dietitian extends beyond merely providing nutrition guidance. For those living with mental illness or eating disorders, a specialist mental health/ eating disorder dietitian can play an important role in recovery. In this blog post, […]

ADHD Nutrition Hack: How You Can Use AI to Plan Meals for You

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In a fast-paced world where information is abundant, we can use advancing technology to help those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) manage better. Many individuals with ADHD struggle with their eating patterns due to factors like struggling to recognise hunger signals and difficulty making or planning meals due to executive functioning challenges. In this […]

How to Support a Child with ARFID: by a Specialist Dietitian

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What is ARFID?   If you’re noticing that your child has a complicated relationship with food, they might be struggling with ARFID, or Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. ARFID is an eating disorder that goes beyond typical picky eating, as it involves limited food preferences, avoidance of certain textures, or an intense behavioural reaction to food. […]

Why carbohydrates are so important: A dietitian’s perspective

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As a registered dietitian with a focus on eating disorder recovery, I often find myself discussing the importance of carbohydrates with clients who have concerns about their relationship with food and may have read a lot of conflicting information about carbohydrates online. In this blog, we’ll bust myths about carbs, exploring what they are, why […]

Should I go vegan?

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If you are considering trying out veganism or Veganuary it is important to reflect on if this is the best choice for you.   What is Veganism?   Veganism is more than just a dietary choice; it’s a lifestyle that abstains from the consumption of animal products and by-products. In addition to excluding meat, dairy, […]

How to Stop Bingeing: Recommendations from a Registered Dietitian

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What is a Binge? Bingeing, when referring to eating habits, refers to consuming a large amount of food in a short period, often accompanied by a feeling of loss of control. It is often a behaviour that you feel the need to do in secret and brings with it a lot of shame. It is […]

Healing from Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

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Hypothalamic amenorrhoea is the medical term for the absence of menstrual periods. It is a common and often misunderstood problem that can have profound effects on both physical and mental wellbeing. In this blog, we’ll delve into what hypothalamic amenorrhoea is, what the symptoms are and what to do if you have it. I am […]

Journal Prompts for Eating Disorder Recovery

In eating disorder recovery, journaling can be an incredibly valuable tool for reflection, working on your relationship with yourself and your body, and to cope with the challenges you may face during recovery. As an eating disorder dietitian, I often give my clients journal prompts and my clients find that this really bolsters them and […]

How to Stop Being Bloated: A Guide for Nourishing Your Body

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Please note: Some of the links in this blog are affiliate links. Affiliate or not I would never recommend anything that didn’t align with my ethos or wasn’t supported by science.   Bloating is a common concern that many of us experience. It’s that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your abdomen that can affect your daily […]