Seasonal Eating: Maximizing Flavour and Nutrition Naturally
In today's busy world, the pursuit of a healthy diet can sometimes seem daunting, not to mention expensive. Yet, there's an approach to nutrition that not only promotes well-being but also helps you save money: Seasonal Eating.
Let's look into the world of seasonal eating and explore its numerous advantages.
What is Seasonal Eating?
Seasonal eating means enjoying foods that naturally flourish during the current season.
In the past, seasonal eating was the norm. But with advancements in techn…
Sports Nutrition & Recovery Guidelines for Everybody
In this episode, Elly McLean and I talk about nutrition and recovery guidelines that are relevant to anyone who exercises regularly and wants to maximise their training outcomes. Whether it be for the sake of endurance performance, muscle growth or fat burning. We talk about the importance of post training nutrition for recovery, including what should be in your post training meal. You will learn why athletes should take a holistic view of their training, nutrition and recovery strategies. Liste…
Sports Nutrition Course Online Sneak Peek
I've got a special sneak peek for you today related to a Sports Nutrition Course online I'll be presenting on the 22nd of March. That sports nutrition course will be different from the usual slides and technical teaching. Instead, I'll walk you through case studies that illustrate exactly how I work with my clients, as well as all the things I use to help them with performance, recovery, and injury, including:
- nutrients - macro and micro
- and more
In this s…
Quantity vs Quality: How To Do A Macro Eating Plan Right
I follow a lot of health, wellbeing, and fitness folk on social media. I do this for two reasons.
The first is that I love supporting my community. I love having a strong network of peeps I can call on, share with, or be inspired by.
The second is, it’s a great way of keeping on the pulse of what food philosophies are trend…
Optimise Your Diet To Get The Most Out Of Your Exercise And Training
When it comes to eating for sports performance, there's a big gap in research for women. The truth is, most sports research is centred around men, but men and women don't benefit from the same approach to exercise and nutrition. And let's not forget about protein - how much do you need? What kind? How do you know what to eat and what not to eat? As a guest on the Period Party podcast, we chatted about all of this, including:
- Differences between how female and male bodies respond to exercise …
Resolution or evolution
Unsurprisingly, this time of year there’s a spike of new clients walking through the clinic doors. They’ve finally decided to make a change in their health. Finally, they want to get on top of their gut issues. Finally, they fe…
Reframe Your Thinking About Food
Do you classify the food you eat as either "good" or "bad?" If so, it's time to reframe your thinking about food. It's a very common mistake to think that the nutritional advice you find in the world applies to everyone. But that couldn't be further from the truth. Women are not just small men, so it's critical to learn what works best for females, when you're talking about fuelling for exercise, even if you're not a serious athlete. I was recently featured as a guest on Chloe's Clinic Podcast, …
Five ways to level up your water
Why hydration is so important
Then there’s the opposite end of the spectrum; clients who tell me they’re drinking about four litres a day. Yes, if you’re doing a lot of exercising or spendin…
How Much Protein Do You Need Every Day?
And as with most things, the answer is - it depends. Many factors play into how much you will need, including your age, your training level, and more.
So I was happy to be featured recently on the Wellness by Designs podcast, where we chatted about this very topic.
In this episode, we discussed the needs of different patient groups, as well as:
- RDAs of protein
- Absorption issues
- Requirements across differen…