Difference between a dietitian and a naturopath?

By Meeghan, 29 October, 2011

As a dietitian, I commonly get asked about the difference between naturopaths and dietitians. Whilst the roles of these health professionals do overlap, they are quite different in terms of the services offered. The following is a brief description of these roles. The article below has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

The humble baked bean

By Meeghan, 28 May, 2011

Baked beans are a convenient and nutritious snack food which are a good source of dietary fibre.

Run For The Kids Nutrition Guidelines

By Meeghan, 22 March, 2011

The following article has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

Jamie’s Autumn Minestrone Soup

By Meeghan, 22 March, 2011

This months Autumn Minestrone recipe is sourced from Jamie Olivers website, although I’ve made a few tweaks with help from Meaghan Butterley our in-house nutritionist to make it healthier.  We’ve omitted the pancetta or bacon and have used salt reduced items where possible, most particularly when using vegetable stock.

Which diet is best?

By Meeghan, 24 February, 2011

The following article has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

Christmas the season for weight gain?

By Meeghan, 17 December, 2010

“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.”

Boost your muscles with milk

By Meeghan, 15 November, 2010

A humble glass of milk may give you an edge after training.

Berry frozen yoghurt

By Meeghan, 15 November, 2010

Fancy a dessert which is tasty, easy on your time and waistline?

Hot potatoes

By Meeghan, 6 August, 2010

Warm up on the inside with hot potatoes.

Separating the fat from the fiction

By Meeghan, 7 June, 2010

Two recent studies have caught my attention and deserve some discussion.

Turned off by the big tick

By Meeghan, 12 May, 2010

Burgers are big business.

Fish important all year round

By Meeghan, 1 April, 2010

Good Friday is traditionally a time to eat fish but fish is essential in your diet all year round.

Are we The Biggest Losers?

By Meeghan, 15 March, 2010

The Biggest Loser - a reality TV show but how realistic is it?

Water the super nutrient

By Meeghan, 12 March, 2010

It is recommended you drink a minimum of six to eight 150ml glasses of water every day.

Home workout plan for parents

By Meeghan, 12 March, 2010

A great workout with kids!

Be sunsmart this Summer

By Meeghan, 4 December, 2009

It’s a catch 22; while too much sun exposure can increase the risk of skin cancer, too little sun exposure can increase the risk of Vitamin D deficiency.

Moderate activity?

By Meeghan, 6 October, 2009

There’s so much information around, how can we be sure we’re walking fast enough?

Walktober 2009

By Meeghan, 6 October, 2009

Get moving in Walktober

Preventative health task force report

By Meeghan, 9 September, 2009

A road map for action.

Going bananas smoothie

By Meeghan, 9 September, 2009

The first banana is believed to have come from either Malaysia or Papua New Guinea.