Fighting Fads

Why Do We Need Fats in Our Diet?

Why Do We Need Fats in Our Diet?

We recently explored the importance of body fat. This article by Registered Nutritionist Sophie Gastman (reviewed by Registered Dietitian …
Carbohydrate and Female Hormones 

Carbohydrate and Female Hormones 

This article was written by Registered Nutritionist Sophie Gastman and Registered Dietitian Maeve Hanan. Low-carbohydrate diets have been around for a long …
Why Are Carbohydrates Important?

Why Are Carbohydrates Important?

This article was written by Registered Dietitian Maeve Hanan and Student Dietitian and Dietetically Speaking Intern Sophie Gastman. Carbohydrates have notoriously gained a …
Fad Diets — What’s the Harm?

Fad Diets — What’s the Harm?

This article was first published in January 2020 Thriva Newspaper. As we reflect on the past year and think about our future goals, …
Gluten 101

Gluten 101

Thank you to Student Dietitian Marcos Gregoriou for writing this blog post about gluten, the gluten-free diet and the risks …
The Lectin-Free Diet

The Lectin-Free Diet

This article was first published in the November 2019 edition of NHD magazine. What is the Lectin-free Diet?  This diet involves heavily …
Your No-Nonsense Guide to Eating Well

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Eating Well

I am SO excited to tell you about this book which I have just released!I was inspired to write Your No-Nonsense …
The Pros and Cons of Low-Carb Diets

The Pros and Cons of Low-Carb Diets

This guest post was written by Dr Harriet Holme (MA Hons Cantab, MBBS MRCPCH, PhD, RNutr). Harriet studied medicine at …
COVID-19 Diet Claims Debunked

COVID-19 Diet Claims Debunked

This article was written by Dietetically Speaking's intern Zachary Wenger. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to …
Is Organic Food The Healthier Option?

Is Organic Food The Healthier Option?

This article was first published in the December 2019/January 2020 edition of NHD Magazine. ‘Organic’ is a common buzzword …
Liquid Diets

Liquid Diets

This article was first published in the December 2019/January 2020 edition of NHD magazine. Liquid diets and meal replacements come …
An Evidence-based Review of ‘The Game Changers’

An Evidence-based Review of ‘The Game Changers’

This fantastic guest post was written by Dietetic student Zachary Wenger. This review summarises some of the main issues related …