Dr. Claire Kehoe
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BSc Hons, DIS, DPhil, Manager Nutrition Services

As Manager of Nutrition Services and Tesco Diets, Claire is responsible for the management of the Nutrition Services department and the ongoing development of all nutrition elements of the Tesco Diets service.

Claire studied in the University of Ulster at Coleraine where she received an honours degree in Human Nutrition. As part of her studies, Claire spent a year at the Dunn Clinical Nutrition Centre, where she carried out research in the areas of nutritional epidemiology and the assessment of dietary eating habits.

Claire continued her studies and gained her DPhil at the University of Ulster in conjunction with the Howard Foundation, Cambridge. As part of the Research Staff at the Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health, Claire carried out studies into assessing copper status in humans and has several published papers in this area. Claire is a member of the British Nutrition Society.

Blog Entries by Dr. Claire Kehoe

Are You Desperate to Lose Weight?

(0) Comments | Posted 8 March 2012 | (15:24)

One of the great pleasures of my job is that I get to help people take control of their weight and health. It is a journey that I have had to take myself too, so I know how difficult it can be to change and how empowering taking action and...

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I Wanna Do Right but Not Right Now!

(1) Comments | Posted 16 December 2011 | (00:00)

The title of this column was taken from a line in a song by one of my favourite performers, Gillian Welsh and I think it sums up pretty well one of the main hurdles we face when trying to do right when it comes to weight loss or healthy eating....

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'Five-A-Day' and the Health of the Nation

(0) Comments | Posted 1 December 2011 | (14:41)

Two new reports about the health of the nation were released recently. The first by the British Heart Foundation which highlighted how unhealthy the eating habits of children are. The 5-a-day message for fruit and vegetables is not being followed and based on the results, they calculated that...

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Healthy Eating in Winter

(2) Comments | Posted 24 November 2011 | (00:00)

Keeping to a healthy diet throughout the winter can be a challenge for many people. The onset of the colder and darker days can lead us to abandon lighter meals in favour of higher fat and calories. Inevitably, these changes can lead to weight gain over the winter months.

What...

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World Diabetes Day: A Timely Reminder of This Chronic Condition

(14) Comments | Posted 13 November 2011 | (23:00)

Today, Monday 14 November, marks World Diabetes Day - a timely reminder of this chronic condition.

Only last month, new figures were published which showed the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK had increased to 2.9 million, with one person diagnosed every three minutes - that's...

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