I am a state registered dietitian and diet advisor to The IBS Network, the UK charity for people with irritable bowel syndrome. My speciality is dietary treatment of gut disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohns disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease, lactose & fructose malabsorption and complex food intolerances. It is really important for people who have a food allergy or intolerance to have access to suitable food that is nutritious and safe to eat and my aim in this blog is to provide information and recipes to help people to achieve a healthy safe free from diet. I have had lots of experience in other areas of dietetics and I also wished to start this blog to spread the word about evidence based dietary treatments and dispel much of the poor advice that is common in nutrition.
I am a UK Registered Dietitian with the Health & Care Professions Council and a member of the British Dietetic Association. As such I pledge to blog with integrity and abide by the standards of professional conduct to which I am bound and will not provide false or misleading information. I am joining RDs4DisclosureUK which gives more information about how to blog with integrity. All information found on this site and referred to in social media is independent and 100% my own opinion. I will always disclose if I have a professional or financial relationship that could appear to influence the content of a blog post. These disclosures will appear at the end of each relevant post. In particular:
• Book Reviews. All book reviews on this website are 100% my own opinion. I will always state whether I purchased it myself, received a copy for free to review or borrowed from a friend or library.
• Product Reviews. All product reviews on this website are 100% my own opinion. I will always state whether I purchased it myself, received the product for free to review or received any form of compensation. I would never recommend a product that does not align with my personal and professional beliefs and nutrition philosophy.
• Giveaways. Any competitions/giveaways held on this site are held as a way to interact with readers and provide opportunities to try new products. I do not promote products used within giveaways more than others that are not and will always disclose whether it has been provided free or charge or whether I have purchased the giveaway with my own money. I am very selective about products which I give away and they will always be aligned with my personal and professional beliefs and nutrition philosophy.Affiliate Links – Purchases made by clicking on affiliate links including Amazon within posts may result in myself receiving a small commission at no cost to yourself. This helps contribute towards purchase of ingredients for recipe development and the maintenance of this site.
• Promo codes – Promo codes to reduce the price of a product are provided to benefit readers.Occasionally I am sent samples of products to review.
If I like the product, feel it fits within my nutrition philosophy and will be of benefit to my readers, I will write a review on it. If I do not like a product, I will not review it and will inform the company sending the product my reasons for not reviewing it. Reviews typically include a nutritional assessment based upon my professional knowledge and experience, personal taste, packaging and convenience. To enable the content on this site to remain free, affiliate links may be present within posts which will not cost you anything.
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Nutrition is an ever-changing scientific field that is constantly being updated. Archived posts may not always contain the latest and greatest recommendations or information, despite all efforts to update them. Individual nutrition advice should always be obtained from a qualified dietitian.
All information on this site is of a general nature and is based on UK based treatments and guidelines. Please see your country specific state registered healthcare practitioner should you need more specific information. Information on this blog does not replace any visits or advice provided by a doctor, dietitian or other state registered health professional.
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