Pregnancy: How much weight should you gain? Written by Dr. Andri Philippou RD 25 April 2021 Appropriate weight gain during pregnancy: A large retrospective study of over 30 000 singleton pregnancies in Northern Ireland found that excess weight or weight gain not only increases the risk of the mother developing gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia during [...]
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Calcium: One of five essential nutrients during pregnancy Written by Dr. Andri Philippou RD 29 May 2021 CALCIUM IS 1 OF THE 5 ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS REQUIRED DURING PREGNANCY: The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for calcium during pregnancy = 1000 – 1300 mg/ day, although 1500 – 2000 mg/day has been associated [...]
Let's give Oats an overnight makeover!!! Written by Dr. Andri Philippou RD 13 April 2021 Overnight oats might sound like a lot of work, but it can actually be a huge timesaver helping you ensure a nutritious and fun breakfast alternative for the whole family. Oats are rich in [...]
All you need to know about CHIA seeds Written by Dr. Andri Philippou RD 22 February 2021 Every single day we see patients with questions about the latest superfood (at 4LifeLiving we wish to draw attention to the fact that ‘superfood’ is an unregulated term more useful in [...]
Should we be using nutritional supplements during the Covid19 pandemic? Written by Dr. Andri Philippou RD 10 February 2021 Of course social distancing and regular sanitising or handwashing are by far the most proven methods of reducing risk and spread of COVID-19, but many people have come into [...]
Blueberry Protein Ice Cream Want something sweet but guilt free: Try this! Also good for those who want to up their protein intake Serves: 2 Prep: 10 mins Chill: 90 mins Nutrition per serving: 240 kcal; 6g Fats; 17g Carbs; 26g Protein INGREDIENTS: 250 ml frozen blueberries 45 ml Evox 100% [...]
Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad Struggling with the perfect recipe for Chicken Breast Fillets? Serves: 4 Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Nutrition per serving: Nutrition per serving: 242 kcal; 8g Fats; 2g Carbs; 38g INGREDIENTS: 2 lemons 1 ½ tbsp. oreganum 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. minced garlic 4 [...]
Easy Oat and Carrot Cookies Want a biscuit with some of your #dailydozen veggies in: Bake this for a healthy treat. Makes 8 large Prep: 15 mins Bake: 15 mins Nutrition per serving: Nutrition per cookie: 181 kcal; 7g Fats; 26g Carbs; 3g Protein INGREDIENTS: 1 medium carrot, grated 1 cup [...]
Peanut Butter Fluff If you are feeling like a sweet treat this is the dessert for you. Makes 2 portions Prep: 10 mins Nutrition per serving: Nutrition per serving: 244 kcal; 20g Fat; 9g Carbs; 9g Protein INGREDIENTS: 1 cup (250g) full-fat Greek yogurt 2 tbsp. peanut butter or almond butter [...]
Grain Free Nutty Granola Try this delicious tropical grain free nutty granola. Have it with full cream plain yoghurt as breakfast in the morning. Makes 7 cups Prep: 20 mins Cook: 2 hours Nutrition per serving: 173 kcal; 14g Fats; 10g Carbs; 4g Protein Nutrition information is given per serving size of ¼ [...]