I can help improve your day to day blood glucose (sugar) control and lower your HbA1C. Your HbA1C is the long-term blood glucose control and is measured at your 3 or 6 monthly blood tests.
I can help you improve your cholesterol control and your heart health. This means helping to improve total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol and triglycerides and reduce the risk of heart attack/stroke.
I can help you reduce weight in a healthy, sensible and sustainable way. There are no fad diets or gimmicks and I don’t sell ‘diet’ pills, potions or shakes.
Typical symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome are loose bowels (diarrhoea), constipation, gas, wind, bloating and stomach pain. I can help use to identify foods that exacerbate your symptoms using evidence-based techniques. This can result in improved and normalised bowel habits and minimise abdominal discomfort.
I can help improve and normalise abdominal discomfort and reduce risk of flare ups in the future.
I can help improve your blood biochemistry and symptoms such as feeling as tired or fatigued.
I can ensure you are meeting your nutritional needs during and after treatment, particularly if you have reduced appetite, taste changes, nausea/vomiting, are losing weight.
If you are not eating well and losing weight, this means muscle loss, reduced strength/balance, higher risk of falls, reduced immune function and poorer wound healing. I can provide nutrition advice to avoid unintentional weight loss, build muscle and improve immune function. This is particularly important for maintaining independence in your own home.
I can help you to improve symptoms of heartburn and reflux.
I can help you improve calcium intake and other related nutritional issues to prevent or manage osteoporosis.
I can help you to identify problematic foods, drinks and/or ingredients and help to improve symptoms and give you more confidence to make safe food choices.
I can help you to manage uric acid levels and improve symptoms and reduce pain.
I can help you choose the best foods and drinks to improve blood biochemistry, in particular potassium and phosphate.