Amanda Ursell, nutrition editor

Amanda Ursell, nutrition editor

Amanda is Healthy Food Guide's nutrition editor with a degree in nutrition and a post-grad diploma in dietetics. She is a member of the British Dietetic Association; The Nutrition Society and The Guild of Food Writers.
American or British pancakes

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Which is healthier: American or British pancakes?

Is it healthier to flip British pancakes or serve their smaller, thicker American cousins this Pancake Day? AMERICAN PANCAKES With…

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What should you eat before a Parkrun?

Parkrun is fun way to get social, fit and healthy. Eating the right sort of breakfast will mean you have…

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6 healthy snacks that travel well

Step away from those muffins and flapjacks on offer at every airport and train station – fuel up instead with…


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10 of the best anti-ageing foods for your skin

Get healthier-looking skin by adding these foods and drinks to your diet, says nutrition editor Amanda Ursell   1. Dark…

food waste

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How to reduce your food waste

We each throw away nearly a trolley’s worth of shopping every month! Nutrition editor Amanda Ursell helps you stop the…

James Wong book review

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A nutritionist reviews… How to Eat Better by James Wong

James Wong has that rare thing among healthy cookbook writers: a science background. Nutrition editor Amanda Ursell looks at his…

The Sirtfood Diet

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A nutritionist reviews… The Sirtfood Diet

Eat chocolate, drink red wine and lose weight? Amanda Ursell explores this year’s most beguiling diet plan   The Sirtfood…

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet

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A nutritionist reviews… The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet by Dr Michael Mosley

Michael Mosley, of BBC Two’s Trust Me, I’m a Doctor fame, believes he’s devised a short-term diet that can cut…

The G Plan Diet

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What is the G Plan Diet? Our nutritionist investigates…

The new G-Plan Diet, created by nutritionist Amanda Hamilton, claims to be a book for ‘anyone and everyone who yearns…

The Louise Parker Method

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A nutritionist reviews… The Louise Parker Method Lean for Life: the Cookbook

When the first line from the author reads, ‘I loathe dieting. I’m actually on a mission to end it,’ you…

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