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Nutrition in Pregnancy

Posted on February 6th, 2013 · Posted in News

What a woman eats in pregnancy can influence how her baby grows and develops. Growing babies need the right nutrients to develop in the womb and reduce their risk of diseases later in life. Read  Nutrition in Pregnancy to find out more…

What is a calorie?

Posted on November 12th, 2012 · Posted in News

Maria Dow is interviewed by Askimo TV about calories.  Grab yourself a fly cup of tea and enjoy.  Any queries, please contact me.

Food to Boost Your Mood

Posted on October 18th, 2012 · Posted in News

Boost Your Mood With Food

Sustainable Nutrition

Posted on August 31st, 2012 · Posted in News

The typical Scottish diet contains too few fruits and vegetables and too much sugar and animal fats.  This combination is not only bad for our health but unsustainable for the environment. Currently over 60% of the UK population are either overweight or obese.1   It is predicted that the population is..
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Posted on August 15th, 2012 · Posted in News

The last few days have been spent researching the dietary management of endometriosis.  I have been trying to find results of clinical trials done in this area.  These are few and far between.  Much information out there is anecdotal.  This is not to be dismissed as many studies and reports..
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Turriff Show

Posted on August 8th, 2012 · Posted in News

Thank you to everyone who took the time to visit the Dows Diets stall at the Turriff Show last weekend.  It certainly was a big show with a great turnout.  So much to see and so little time.  It was my first promotional event for Dows Diets and the launch..
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Pending Arrival

Posted on August 2nd, 2012 · Posted in News

As Dows Diets launch day…D day approaches, I feel nervous about how it will all go. It feels like my third baby! The last 6 months have been spent nursing and developing the idea for Dows Diets into a business enterprise. I feel I am now in my nesting phase..
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