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  We’ve got at least another 2 weeks of lockdown to go! What’s going well for you (and your clients) during the lockdown? What’s the #1 challenge? What new habit have you (or your clients) developed that you want to continue after the lockdown is over?   Based on the challenges people have shared with […]
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  How are you coping with the new “normal” of Coronavirus lockdown?  And how are your clients coping?  Some people seem to be doing great – cooking from scratch more, meal planning, trying new foods and recipes and increasing their physical activity level (with Zoom fitness classes at home; moving exercise equipment into the garden; […]
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Wholesale food providers Brakes & Bidfood are apparently teaming up with the government with plans to provide food boxes to vulnerable clients in the coming weeks.  Details of the scheme are yet to be released but you can read more information HERE.  Make sure vulnerable clients have signed up on the government’s Coronavirus Extremely Vulnerable […]
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  If you’ve been to the supermarket in the last few weeks, you’ve likely noticed that many shelves are empty and it is much harder to purchase the food items which you would normally use.  You’ve also likely noticed that getting an online delivery slot at the minute is next to impossible.  So what options […]
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I just wanted to reach out to you during this uncertain time to let you know what action I am taking to support clients and help keep them safe. Clients and their support team may be starting to feel anxious when faced with empty shelves in the supermarket.  They may also not be able to get specialty […]
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  Have you ever thought to yourself, “I know I should eat more vegetables/drink more water/go to gym three times per week….why can’t I get myself to actually DO it?”  Have your clients every struggled with the same issues?  Or maybe you know someone who actually managed to give up sugar and start going to […]
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  Between Veganuary and people watching The Game Changers movie on Netflix, I’ve had several people ask me recently whether we should be recommending a vegan diet for clients after a catastrophic injury. The short answer to that question is “no” — I don’t think every single client after a catastrophic injury would benefit from […]
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    If you have clients struggling with fatigue – do they know what their blood sugar levels are? Blood sugar levels can either be checked by requesting the HbA1c blood test (3 month average of blood sugars) from the GP and/or by using a blood sugar monitor at home. The healthy blood sugar range […]
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  Do you have clients who have been struggling with one or more of the following symptoms for at least six months: Abdominal pain or discomfort; Bloating; or Changes in bowel habits — eg. altered bowel frequency or stool form (to what is normal for them)? Gut-related symptoms, such as constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and […]
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When people are recovering from a catastrophic injury, they have the highest nutritional needs of virtually any other time in their life.  However, this is often the time when these clients find themselves struggling to prepare healthy food because they are fatigued, have multiple physical challenges around mobility or arm function and/or have impaired executive […]
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