Service: Nutrition and Dietetics

Low Fibre Diet

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

Who is this information for? This information is for people who may need to restrict their fibre intake for a medical reason. You will be advised exactly how to do […]

Palliative feeding for comfort guidelines

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

Introduction Nutrition is a key priority for healthcare organisations and providing oral intake of food/drink is often an important issue for carers. Managing the risks of oral intake for patients […]

Food First: Over the counter supplements

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

These drinks are available to buy at pharmacies and supermarkets. They can be used to supplement your food intake between meals and snacks. They are not prescribed on the NHS […]

Food first: making mealtimes easier

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

If cooking is difficult for you or your carer, try ready prepared meals from the supermarket or meals delivered to your door.

Food first: how to prepare a pint of fortified milk

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

Full fat milk (also called full cream or whole milk) contains a range of nutrients including calories, protein and calcium, therefore it is useful to help maintain or increase your […]

Food first: homemade supplements

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

When you are not able to eat enough to meet your needs, these recipes can be used to supplement your food intake between meals and snacks. They are not suitable […]

Food first: high calorie snacks

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

Even the smallest snack can help boost your energy and protein intake To gain weight/stop losing weight people generally need to eat at least another 500 calories per day in […]

Food first: guide to fortifying food

Date: 07/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

What is food fortification? Adding household ingredients to normal food to increase its nutritional content without increasing the amount of food which needs to be eaten. What is the aim […]

Food First: Quick guide to eating an extra 500 calories per day

Date: 05/10/2022 | Category: Nutrition resources and support Nutrition and dietetics resources Nutrition nurses Macmillan Dietitians Paediatric dietitians

To stop losing weight and/or to help weight gain generally we need to eat at least an extra 500 calories per day. Listed below are suggestions which can help you […]