Jan
19

Take Control (Tips for getting your weight under control)

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Have Breakfast
• Do not skip meals
• Change to smaller plates and
bowls – control your portions
• Eat slowly – chew and taste your
food
• Do not carry out other activities
while eating
• Fill up with healthy soups,
vegetables and fruit
• Drink 1 – 1.5 litres of water daily
• Keep a daily record of what you
eat and activity levels
• Make a list of the foods you need
before going shopping
• Get more active – burn up some
calories
  • Have Breakfast
  • Do not skip meals
  • Change to smaller plates and bowls – control your portions
  • Eat slowly – chew and taste your food
  • Do not carry out other activities while eating
  • Fill up with healthy soups, vegetables and fruit
  • Drink 1 – 1.5 litres of water daily
  • Keep a daily record of what you eat and activity levels
  • Make a list of the foods you need before going shopping
  • Get more active – burn up some calories

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About Elaine

Elaine graduated from Trinity College with a B.Sc., (Hons) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. She gained wide experience working as clinical nutritionist in several hospitals prior to establishing her first private dietetic clinic in 1992.

Private Practice Experience
Elaine has gained vast experience specialising in providing private individual dietetic consultations for her clients in her clinics for the past 17 years. In recent years, her main areas of interest are weight management, obesity, diabetes, heart disease and nutrition and gastro-enterology.

Elaine is an active member of the INDI and was chairperson of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic weight management interest group from 2005 to 2007.

Dietetic and Nutrition Consultancy
Elaine has provided dietetic consultancy to a wide range of industries including private hospitals, hotels and catering companies. She has designed, piloted, implemented and coordinated workplace wellbeing programmes for several prominent companies and large international corporations.