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Optimising Your Hydration Strategy Leave a comment Read more »

Optimising Your Hydration Strategy

Water is the main component in our body, making up around 60% of our weight. Water has various functions in the body, including: • Helping our bodies to regulate temperature; • Acting as protection for organs and a lubricant for joints; • Being a main…


Athletes: Minimise Your Risk of Illness Leave a comment Read more »

Athletes: Minimise Your Risk of Illness

When I was ill a couple of weeks ago I thought it would be apt to write about the common cold and other illnesses, and how athletes can either reduce the risk or minimise the severity of infections through nutritional practices. There is a lot…


Protein Foods and Sports Supplements Leave a comment Read more »

Protein Foods and Sports Supplements

I fully believe that to reach a balanced diet and receive all the nutrients that you need on a daily basis, eating a variety of foods is adequate and there is little need for supplements. However, in certain situations like illness, low energy intake (for…


Protein for Young Players: How Much is Enough? Leave a comment Read more »

Protein for Young Players: How Much is Enough?

In the world of sports nutrition, protein is viewed as an essential component of the recovery process, however, there is much more to protein than just that. Protein is essential for children and adolescent’s growth and development – especially for their bones. Did you know…


Go Raw: Benefits of Unprocessed Foods Leave a comment Read more »

Go Raw: Benefits of Unprocessed Foods

There are many diets out there that are based on eating like our ancestors, such as the Palaeolithic diet and the “caveman” diet. There is one aspect of such diets that I think holds great benefits – the rule that you should try and eat…


Eating out...in a healthy way Leave a comment Read more »

Eating out…in a healthy way

I am a realistic nutritionist and understand that from time to time people like to have a meal with their family or friends – after all, it is one of my favourite things to do! However, I believe that if you are trying to strip…


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