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Split Pea Tacos Thu 21st Jun, 2018 - 4:01pm by Emma Cockrell

Why a taco shell made with split peas? A challenge that a number of clients face is to find meals that are satisfying, filling and enjoyable in the light of many food intolerances or dietary complications.  While there is a big leaning in the ‘Nutrition World’ to reducing grains in the diet, a proportion of […]

Shopping – Reading Packaging Labels Fri 16th Mar, 2018 - 1:01pm by Emma Cockrell

Every now and then I get a concerned email from a client saying, “How can I avoid all sugar? It is even in wholegrain pasta and brown rice!” To answer this question we need to understand that there are two main lists on food packaging: The Ingredients list The Nutrition or Nutritional Information list 1. […]

Savoury Coconut Crust Flan Mon 26th Feb, 2018 - 2:51pm by Emma Cockrell

A coconut-flour crust provides a great low-carbohydrate alternative to pastry. Being naturally gluten-free, coconut flour can be enjoyed by many with dietary sensitivities. This recipe is also dairy free, making it even more useful for those on the ‘anti-Candida’ diet. Coconut flour baking can be a bit dry, but becomes more moist after a day […]

Diets in Detail – The Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Thu 1st Feb, 2018 - 7:35pm by Emma Cockrell

I continue my review of current diet programmes by considering the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), and whether it has a role alongside Erica White’s Four Point Plan. That is the SCD? The specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) is a grain-free diet, low in sugar and lactose. It was developed by Dr. Sidney Haas, a paediatrician, in […]

Diets in Detail – The Low FODMAP Diet Fri 19th Jan, 2018 - 4:32pm by Emma Cockrell

The Low FODMAP diet is an eating pattern that is recommended by many practitioners to help reduce the discomfort of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Irritable Bowel Syndrome BUPA estimates that as many at 1/5 of the UK adult population suffers with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Symptoms listed by BUPA can include Pain or discomfort in your […]

Diets in Detail – The Anti-Candida Diet Fri 12th Jan, 2018 - 1:01pm by Emma Cockrell

Over the coming few blogs I hope to review some of the diet trends that are currently around. I want to assess their worth particularly in the light of their benefit in supporting the balance of microbes in the digestive tract. I will start therefore, in commenting on the Anti-Candida diet. What is Candida? A […]

What is the Best Diet? Wed 3rd Jan, 2018 - 1:42pm by Emma Cockrell

A conversation with a friend over the weekend reminded me how confusing it can be to know what is the best diet to follow. There are so many diet variations now, which should we choose? Paleo (based on hunter/gatherer type foods), Vegetarian, Vegan, Mediterranean, Low carb, High Protein, High fat? Diets Need to be Specific […]

Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year Mon 18th Dec, 2017 - 4:04pm by Emma Cockrell

Emma Cockrell, together with Nutritionhelp founders, Robin and Erica White, would like to wish all our past and present clients, a very Happy Christmas and Healthy New Year. Please note that the Nutritionhelp office will be closed from Friday 22nd December until Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Emails and answerphone messages received during this time will […]

Two Yeast-Free & Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipes for the Anti-Candida Diet Tue 12th Dec, 2017 - 9:14am by Emma Cockrell

If you are on an anti-Candida and gluten-free diet, there is no need to feel hard-done-by at your Christmas Dinner! It is possible to enjoy a healthy roast, with trimmings. You just need to make a few changes. These two yeast-free and gluten-free stuffing recipes are quick and easy, can be made in advance and […]

Can I break the Anti-Candida Diet Plan at Christmas?! Fri 8th Dec, 2017 - 2:20pm by Emma Cockrell

Perhaps a question I get asked more than any other is, “Does it matter if I break the anti-Candida diet?” With Christmas in close sight, office parties, meals out with colleagues and family get togethers are in full swing. So where does that leave you while following very specific diet recommendations? “Does it matter if […]