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Author Archives: Anna McElhinney

Physical and mental health in lockdown – Help to get on track

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Ok, so here we are, a year on and still facing uncertainty about so many things. We hear that we need to ‘hang in there’ and better times will come. But if you’re finding it hard to keep a stable weight and keep exercise going, maybe you need some help with keeping your physical and […]

Reflections on 2020: the Covid stone and other stories…

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What a year it’s been… it already sounds like a cliché; one I’ve repeated as I write the annual catch-up lines on Christmas cards. This year, we all have something in common, and yet very individual experiences of living in a global pandemic. The ‘Covid Stone’ In my work with clients through this year, the […]

Eatwise is moving!

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Eatwise is moving to lovely new offices over Christmas, reopening Tuesday, 5th January 2021!You’ll find us next to AIB bank and opposite the Hurler’s Pub in Castletroy at:Glenesk Office/Retail UnitCastletroyCo. LimerickV94NYR0

How to stop yo-yo dieting

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So you’re overweight or obese? Wait – no, first of all don’t define yourself by your weight. We need to stop the negative talk around body image and concentrate on what’s really important, our health. Scientifically, we know it’s very hard for most people to maintain weight loss after a diet. We also need to […]

I have Type 1 Diabetes – what can I eat to control my blood sugars?

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In a word, people with Type 1 Diabetes can eat anything. What is vitally important is that you eat a healthy balanced diet and you manage your insulin doses correctly. This can be complex and the more information you have, the more control you will gain. Let’s take a step back first… What is Type […]

Here comes summer… a keto diet can give you kick start you need for post-lockdown weight loss

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We’ve been given the roadmap and now that we have a bit more freedom, how are you feeling about coming out of hibernation? Getting out of the gardening clothes and facing the world again? Excited? Or are you starting to regret all the home baking and that extra glass of wine on a Sunday night… If you […]

Boost your immune system to help protect yourself

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Due to the current COVID19 situation, I am offering one-to-one nutrition consultations by phone or video link click here for more details A few key points for us all to follow…  1. Stick to a good routine – avoid the temptation to stay up late at night if you don’t need to be up as early as […]

Taking control in 2020

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What do you want this New Year? As we approach 1st January, take some time to think about yourself, what do you want for yourself in this new year (indeed this new DECADE!) and how can you get there?? If weight or poor diet is an issue for you, if you feel your eating is […]

Christmas dinner sorted! And setting your weight target for the festive season – how much is too much?

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Only 13 days until the main event! My Eatwise Christmas Dinner Countdown with tips and recipes will help you make a memorable meal step by step. Christmas might not seem like the best time for setting weight targets but actually, most healthy lifestyle habits are determined in our head by planning and making decisions BEFORE […]