About Caroline Skirrow

Registered Nutritional Therapist and MenuMentors co-founder, Caroline Skirrow, has a clinic in North London with over 10 years’ experience of helping clients manage their health issues. She gives talks on nutrition and has been widely featured in the media. Cooking since the age of five, she understands how to make ‘nutritious’ also ‘delicious’. Originally from a business background she specialises in helping people to make simple, effective changes that realistically fit into their busy modern lives.

TOP TIPS FOR A HEALTHY (ISH) FESTIVE SEASON!

We all want to let our hair down over the festive season, and that is as it should be, but you can still keep a watchful eye on your health without being a party pooper- your waistline and your liver will thank you in the long run. Take a look at our festive tips on [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Christmas, Health Hints and Tips|0 Comments

Simple tips for a healthy gut – video

A healthy gut it the key to a healthier you. Here are a few simple things that can help improve your gut health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N6ZlimD56o  

By | May 7th, 2017|Gut Health|0 Comments

Suprising foods top nutritionists won’t have in their cupboards!

When the Daily Mail asked me to contribute to this article I was surprised at how many products I actually don't have in my house for various reasons. If they were looking for the obvious ones the list would have been coke, donuts, hydrogenated oils, colourings, etc, but they wanted to feature the surprises. I'm very [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Top foods for heart health

You might already be aware that eating a healthy diet is good for reducing your risk of heart disease but did you also know that it can help even if you already had heart disease? For example, eating the right diet can: Help lower your blood pressure Help reduce your cholesterol Help lower your stroke [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips, Heart Health|0 Comments

Love your Heart – Nutrition and Cholesterol

Trying to lower your cholesterol, here are some key facts and nutrition tips that might help you find your way: What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance (lipid) that is made in the cells of your body. Many cells make cholesterol, the liver makes about one quarter of the total. You need some cholesterol [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips|0 Comments

Ginger Salmon with Rice Noodles

This is a fast, delicious and nutritious recipe to help you look after your heart. Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves 4 Top green part of 5 spring onions 100 g Chinese cabbage 25g fresh coriander 25g ginger peeled and grated 4 radishes 125g rice noodles 300g salmon fillets 1 tbsp light [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Heart Health, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main|0 Comments

Gluten/lactose-free or low-FODMAP breakfasts

Breakfast can be tricky for those who are following a gluten/lactose free or low FODMAP diet. Fortunately there are many great alternatives to lactose and nowadays it is so much easier to follow a gluten free and low-FODMAP diet. Breakfast is an important meal both for sustaining energy levels and appetite but also for weight [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes|0 Comments

Nutrition and Immune Health

What is the role of the immune system? The immune system is complex and is made up of a network of cells, proteins, tissues and organs that work together to protect our bodies. Its function is to defend us against germs and microorganisms which help to prevent bouts of illness and infection. A lowered immunity [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Health Hints and Tips, Immunity|0 Comments

Hearty Vegetable Soup (low-FODMAP)

This hearty nutritious soup is a great way to warm up on a cold Winter's day. Preparation time 10 minutues Cooking time 20 minutes Serves 4 3 medium carrots 2 parsnips 2 celery stick 100g kale 1 potato 50g grated parmesan 400ml tin of tomatoes 80g gluten free rice pasta 2 tbsp tomato puree 900ml [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments

Carrot Dip

This carrot dip makes a great low-fat, low-FODMAP alternative to hummus. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 300g carrots peeled and cut in to 4cm slices 2 tbsp olive oil 3 cm peeled and grated ginger 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp paprika 3 tbsp toasted pine nuts 2 tbsp [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments