Acne diet

Acne diet Definition The acne diet focuses on a teenager’s nutritional needs, while also offering a wide range of nutritious foods that provide all the nutrients necessary to help keep skin healthy.   Description There is no evidence that eating fried foods and chocolate causes Acne, however, some people do… Read Article

Anaemia prevention diet

Anaemia prevention diet Those most at risk of anaemia due to iron deficiency are menstruating or pregnant women, vegetarians who don’t eat animal products, and athletes who place their bodies under stress. The diet A diet that helps prevent anaemia is high in: Animal sources of iron (eg. red meat,… Read Article

Asthma diet

Asthma diet DEFINITION The aim of the diet for Asthma is to maintain good nutritional health and to eliminate foods or additives which are known to trigger allergic or sensitivity reactions. DESCRIPTION For some Asthma sufferers, foods can trigger Asthma attacks either from allergy to the food itself or to… Read Article

Atherosclerosis diet

Atherosclerosis diet The atherosclerosis diet is similar to those recommended for other conditions associated with heart disease (eg hyperlipidemia and hypertension. The aim is to adopt a healthy diet which will prevent further development of coronary heart disease. The diet: Is similar to a Mediterranean-style diet  Includes large amounts of… Read Article

Breastfeeding diet

Breastfeeding diet DEFINITION The aim of the diet for Breastfeeding is to provide sufficient nutrients for the mother to remain well nourished herself whilst providing an adequate supply of quality breast milk for her baby. DIET SHOULD BE HIGH IN COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE foods such as wholemeal bread, crispbreads, wholegrain cereals,… Read Article

Cellulite diet

Cellulite diet DEFINITION The aim for the Diet for Cellulite is to assist in reducing body fat and improving elimination of waste products from the body. There are no wonder cures or diets for Cellulite. DIET SHOULD BE HIGH IN FIBRE: increases the ‘bulk’ of a meal without adding calories…. Read Article

Chronic renal failure diet

Chronic renal failure diet DEFINITION The aim of the Chronic Renal Failure Diet is to:  Reduce the level of protein in the diet to minimise production of waste products which the kidneys then have to excrete. Provide adequate calories to meet energy requirements. Maintain adequate vitamin intake. DESCRIPTION In some… Read Article

Coeliac disease – diet

Coeliac disease – diet DESCRIPTION People with coeliac disease are intolerant to gluten – a protein found in cereals such as wheat, rye, oats and barley. Coeliac disease is permanent, but people with the condition can enjoy a healthy lifestyle by replacing food containing gluten with rice, maize and soya… Read Article

Coeliac disease – gluten

Coeliac disease – gluten DEFINITION Coeliac Disease (sometimes called Nontropical Sprue) is a medical condition which causes a permanent intestinal intolerance to the gluten protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats. This disease is treated by a lifelong gluten free diet. DESCRIPTION It is often surprising to discover how… Read Article

Constipation diet

Constipation diet DEFINITION The aim of the diet for Constipation is to keep the bowel contents soft and easy to pass and to speed the passage of food residue through your body. DIET SHOULD BE HIGH IN FIBRE. Fibre is indigestible, adds bulk to the stool and speeds the passage… Read Article