The A B C of Pregnancy Nutrition

The A B C of Pregnancy Nutrition Being pregnant can often make you focus on what you’re eating more than at any other time in your life as you take on the responsibility for someone else’s nutrition as well as …

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Nutrition advice for the non Olympian!

As the Olympic Games approaches, performance nutrition is under the spot light, with sports products receiving particular scrutiny recently on the BBC. As a dietitian I’m all about using real food to meet the body’s needs. I meet a lot …

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A weighty issue

A Weighty Issue It is summer … apparently. The season of BBQs, Wimbledon and panic dieting by a very high percentage of women. What vigour and determination we show in a bid to ban our wobbly bits before they are …

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Posture

What is good posture? Do I have good posture? Why does it matter? Posture does matter. Poor positioning of your spine means that your head, arms and legs all have to be held in a position they weren’t designed for. …

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Pregnancy statistics (2008)

www.spineuniverse.com The pelvic belt helped approximately 50% of women during pregnancy and 66% after pregnancy. Bed rest and exercise appeared to be the best treatments resulting in the rapid recovery of 65%. Bed rest alone: only 40% got better Exercise …

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Tennis Elbow

Why does my elbow hurt when I’m gripping something? With Wimbledon around the corner and with the first glimmer of sunshine, there’s a rush out onto the courts across the capital to indulge in the national obsession with tennis. For …

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