The Personal Effects of Lockdown on Vulnerable Groups - Part 1

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus was described as ‘a great equaliser’ since celebrities, politicians, and even members of the royal family fell ill with it. In addition to the direct impact of the virus on individuals, it’s important to recognise the wider impact of the national lockdown rules on the lives of many they seek to protect.

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The Personal Effects of Lockdown on Vulnerable Groups - Part 2

Lockdown measures have disproportionately affected those who are most socioeconomically deprived.

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International Stress Awareness Week 2020

Whilst it is important to recognise and acknowledge stress at any time, it seems particularly poignant at present with Covid-19 pandemic placing more stress than ever on everyone. This year, International Stress Awareness Week provides a platform for stress and mental health problems to be in the spotlight, with insights from around the world.

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Nutrition Professional of the Month - Rebecca Gasche

Rebecca Gasche is a specialist gastroenterology dietitian with 7 years experience. She currently works as gastro/surgical clinical lead at the Countess of Chester Hospital after successfully training to become a supplementary prescriber.

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The Double Burden of Malnutrition: an Evolving Landscape

Unprecedented recent events have significantly affected dietary intake, which is likely to have a subsequent impact on nutritional status and malnutrition risk. While the government has prioritised tackling overnutrition, it could be argued that undernutrition has been somewhat overlooked, despite it having a significant impact at an individual and public health level.

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Nualtra’s innovative weight control product Altralife chosen for major NHS contract

Nualtra has been selected as a preferred partner to supply product to the NHS in the UK for a ground-breaking diet programme for patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

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Nutrition Professional of the Month - Lucy Upton

Lucy Upton is a Specialist Paediatric Dietitian with 10 years’ experience. She currently works full time for the NHS at a busy children’s hospital, alongside keeping herself busy with various freelance ventures alongside including running her own private clinic.

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Helping Older Adults to Stay Healthy and Hydrated During Summer

This warmer summertime weather is a cause for celebration; however it can be accompanied by nutritional challenges. In this article we offer our top tips for helping older adults to stay healthy and hydrated during the summer months.

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Nutrition Professional of the Month - Isabelle Fry

Isabelle Fry is a registered dietitian with over 15 years clinical dietetic experience in the NHS.After leaving the NHS, Isabelle worked with Oviva for a year, specialising in remote diabetes and weight loss support. At the end of 2019, she decided to take the leap and go fully freelance as a dietitian.

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