Author Archives: Emma Brown Nutracheck Nutritionist

Nutracheck’s Nutrition Guides

Well balanced – 7 tips for a healthy diet   Download Lower carb – 7 tips for reducing carbs   Download Lower fat – 7 tips for lowering fat in your diet   Download Less sugar – 8 tips for reducing sugar in your diet   Download Higher protein – 6 tips for increasing protein […]

5 Easy Ways to Earn Your Easter Egg

Here at Nutracheck we’re all about balance and don’t believe in depriving yourself of your favourite foods completely. So rather than taking an exclusion approach to Easter treats this year, we’re taking a positive forward thinking approach and have got 5 small but nifty ways you can save a few calories over the next 3 […]

6 easy ways to earn your Easter egg

Here at Nutracheck we’re all about balance and don’t believe in depriving yourself of your favourite foods completely. So rather than taking an exclusion approach to Easter treats this year, we’re taking a positive forward thinking approach and have got 6 nifty ways you can save calories to earn your Easter treats in advance! 1. […]

6 ways to manage your IBS

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is an unpleasant condition affecting the digestive system. It’s commonly characterised by abdominal pain and changes in bowel movements, such as diarrhoea or constipation. Effective treatments vary from person to person, but the tips below should help manage any symptoms.   1. Eat mindfully Eat slowly, chew your food properly and […]

Using a Nutrient Guide

Hi I’m Emma, Nutracheck’s Nutritionist.   Nutracheck tracks carbs, sugar, protein, saturated fat and salt – as well as calories and fat.   Whilst it’s great to get more insight, it can be difficult to know exactly how much of each nutrient you should be eating.   So we’ve added nutrient guides to help. Our […]

Your nutrient questions answered

Thanks to everyone who completed our recent survey asking about the extra nutrient tracking we’ve added to the service. From your feedback, it is clear it has raised a few questions – especially around some of the targets and what this means for you. So I’ve addressed below the top 3 questions that have come […]

Cereal killers

Cereal killer: how cereal serving sizes really measure up – and why bowl size can matter most Part of the obesity crisis can be blamed on overinflated portion sizes. And for many of us, this starts early in the day when we open the cereal box and start to pour. Breakfast cereals feature in around […]

Understanding how your diet measures up

You can track up to 6 nutrients in your diary on the website – and this handy bar chart on the right gives you a summary at a glance on how you’re doing.   The bars change colour when you exceed the guide amount. Salt and saturated fat immediately turn red as a warning to […]