Opinion
January 9, 2019

A balanced diet

New diets or meal plans present in many forms, like removing certain foods or food groups/ no dairy/ no sugar/clean/detox or replacement with powders, pills or products which are marketed to make you spend more and of which there is little evidence to justify weight maintenance. Take the time to find out what works for you alongside your own lifestyle.
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Opinion
October 5, 2018

Food Intolerances

Elimination and re- introduction is recognised as the gold standard to address suspected food sensitivities and is the approach I take with my clients for best results. Here are my thoughts on allergies, intolerance's and sensitivities:
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Opinion
July 18, 2018

Food Labelling at a glance

I attended a TED ex talk recently in Backstage Theatre in Longford town. One of the speakers Patrick Kent spoke passionately about farming and his underlying message was for all of us to get better informed about what we are eating and where it is coming from. This is something I resonate with at in fine fettle where I work with clients helping them make better food choices to improve their health.
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Opinion
June 13, 2018

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies bring a host of symptoms you know all too well, but why do some people get hay fever and others don’t? Don’t let hay fever ruin your summer, have a read to find some simple steps to help you.
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Opinion
May 11, 2018

Understanding Cholesterol

Most of us get our cholesterol checked as part of routine blood tests with our G.P. but do you know what cholesterol is or what your test results mean for you?
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Opinion
April 6, 2018

Sourdough Bread

Love your loaf but feel it doesn’t quite agree with you? If you would still like to enjoy your toast or fresh crusty bread with soup or for mopping up leftover sauce then you may like to consider trying sourdough bread as a tasty alternative.
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Opinion
March 28, 2018

Welcome to in fine fettle!

Hello I’m Lorraine Quinn and you are welcome to in fine fettle! Here is where I will share nutrition and lifestyle advice.
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