Clatterbridge Dietitian discusses the importance of breakfast during Nutrition & Hydration Week 2021

Posted 17th June 2021

From 14th – 20th June, we’re marking Nutrition & Hydration Week 2021, an annual event to highlight and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. It’s also a great opportunity to promote the value of food and drink in maintaining health and wellbeing in health and social care, something that our team of Dietitians at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre are taking advantage of.

In an informative video, which you can watch below, Clatterbridge Dietitian Charis Dutton discusses the importance of breakfast and how the first meal of the day provides nourishment and fuel to our bodies. As well as explaining the different components which make up a good breakfast – a fibre rich carbohydrate source, a protein source, and fruit and/or vegetables – Charis demonstrates what she eats for breakfast, which is yoghurt, granola and fruit.

Charis is a member of our team of Dietitians at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, who work with colleagues across the Trust to provide specialised support and education to our patients. They are able to provide evidence-based, expert advice on the diet needed to help optimise a patient’s nutritional wellbeing and quality of life, and can also provide nutritional counselling to patients and their families/carers at any stage of their cancer treatment and rehabilitation.