Lyndel Costain - Registered Dietitian BSc RD

Lyndel is Consultant Dietitian for wlr

Lyndel Costain has over 20 years experience as a registered dietitian and nutritionist and has promoted her passion for good food and well being through writing, radio and TV (including the BBC's hit Diet Trials series), clinical work and nutrition consultancy. 

Lyndel has also worked within the NHS specialising in weight management and eating disorders, and for the British Dietetic Association, and she is a regular contributor and consultant to WLR.

WLR Guest Dietitian, Lyndel Costain Bsc RD
WLR Guest Dietitian, Lyndel Costain Bsc RD

Register of Dietitians

Published Research Paper

Helping Individuals to Help Themselves


Some of Lyndel's Work on WLR:

30 Diet Tips - To Help You Lose Weight Healthily

Lyndel Costain's 30 Top Diet Tips for lasting success.

Can Ready Meals Help You Lose Weight?

New research shows that ready meals can aid weight loss, especially for men.

Quiz - Is Your Mind Ready to Lose Weight?

The right mindset is crucial when you want to lose weight. This quiz by dietitian Lyndel Costain will reveal how ready you are, and help you get mentally prepared and motivated.

Crash Diets Under The Spotlight

Crash diets – that ever popular way to drop some pounds – fast. And a dieting fashion that seems set to remain as shrinking celebrities promote the message that ‘thin is the new black’. But will do crash diets really work, or do they do more harm than good?

The Intermittent Fasting diet - is the 5:2 diet the new way to get slim and healthy?

Intermittent fasting for weight loss is the latest diet claiming to get results. We look at what is intermittent fasting and how fasting to lose weight works.

Men on Diets

Top TV dietitian Lyndel Costain on why diets mean different things for men and women.

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