The fasting diet, better known as the “5:2 Diet”, is perhaps the most talked about diet this year and has been highly praised by some of those who have followed it, but it has been questioned considerably by scientists and healthcare professionals.Perhaps when they served me this thimbleful of soup, they thought I was on …

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It might just be me, but it seems like everyone I meet these days is gluten intolerant. As a dietician, I have come across many people who follow gluten free diets, most for the right reasons. Among those on a gluten free diet, there is one major problem…not everyone is gluten intolerant. The issue here …

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Lose weight and get fit…these are two of the most common New Year’s resolutions. After excessive eating and drinking for the whole holiday season, it’s only natural that a feeling of guilt should follow and these resolutions are made. We promise to start dieting and going to the gym. We make drastic changes to our …

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It’s that time of the year again, where the holiday office parties have already started weeks ago, and you’re trying to meet up with as many people for a quick catch-up before everyone heads out for the holidays. It’s a whole month (and more) of eating, drinking, and being merry, but that doesn’t mean you …

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There may be more to getting a good night’s sleep than catching up on some beauty sleep. Over the years there have been numerous studies on the subject of sleep and how it affects the body’s ability to function properly. However, a recent study has shown that for people looking to lose weight, getting enough …

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