Avoid the afternoon dip

How to avoid added sugar at lunchtime

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Following on from my blog ‘How to avoid added sugar at breakfast’, in this blog we’ll take a look at no-added-sugar meal planning strategies for lunch. For many of us, lunch means grabbing a sandwich from the nearest convenient place, often with a chocolate bar and a packet of crisps, this type of eating can mean consuming large amounts of …

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#PPSweetFreedom Infographic – How to cut down on sugar and give your oral health a boost

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Filled with facts, figures and some handy sugar swap ideas, our infographic is a perfect guide to get you thinking about how much added sugar is hiding in your food and drink, as well as helping you to find ways in which you can try to reduce it!

What's not sweet about sugar?

Sugar – a bitter taste!

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I have a confession. I secretly spy on people in the supermarket and watch what they are putting in their shopping trolleys. I think I have shopping trolley envy. Last week, I watched a woman pile pizzas, ready meals, packets of biscuits and jars of pasta sauce into her trolley, with not a care in the world. I began to realise …

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Rotten Diets, Rotten Teeth – Tips On How To Keep Your Child’s Diet Healthy

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Alongside good dental hygiene such as tooth brushing and regular dental visits, effective nutritional advice is a key strategy in the drive to reduce dental decay. Here I take a look at how drivers of prevention and treatment need to work together effectively to strengthen and protect the teeth of our children and offer some tips on what you can …

Tony Kilcoyne guest blog

Why is it so Difficult to Reduce Sugar Individually?

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Today, our guest blogger, Dr Tony Kilcoyne shares his views on sugar and why its growing appearance within the food industry is a cause for concern.

Sweet Freedom

Sweet Freedom

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Sugar has been in the news again with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently issuing a conditional recommendation to reduce daily intake of free sugars from the current 10%, down to only 5%. We caught up with Nutritional Therapist, Natasha Wilcock to look at ways we can help you to encourage your patients to reduce their sugar consumption and improve their …