Stroke diet

Stroke diet DEFINITION A Post-Stroke Diet will need to be individualised for people with conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol/hardening of the arteries, diabetes etc. Generally, the Post-Stroke Diet is low in salt, fat and cholesterol. Stroke survivors may have special needs which also should be considered. DESCRIPTION… Read Article

Tiredness diet

Tiredness diet DEFINITION The aim of the diet for Tiredness is to ensure an adequate supply of nutrients and fluid is available at all times, to assist in weight loss if overweight and to minimise the intake of “empty calorie” foods which rob the body of vital vitamins. DIET SHOULD… Read Article

Warfarin diet

Warfarin diet DEFINITION The aim of the diet during Warfarin treatment is to provide adequate nutrition whilst maintaining a consistent daily intake of vitamin K from dietary sources. Vitamin K is involved in clotting of the blood and Warfarin doses are calculated to control the ability of the blood to… Read Article

Weight loss diet

Weight loss diet All food groups should be included in this diet but total intake should be modified to meet the individual’s needs. Ideally, weight loss should be slow but permanent. It’s important that meals are varied and tasty to help people to stick to the diet.  The diet  … Read Article

Wheat free diet

Wheat free diet DEFINITION The aim of the Wheat-Free Diet is to eliminate all sources of wheat in the diet. DESCRIPTION A Wheat-Free Diet is indicated when elimination and challenge has established wheat as the cause of symptoms such as abdominal bloating, diarrhoea, excessive wind or belching, hay fever, eczema,… Read Article