Should Athletes Take Supplements?

Dietary supplements can be a useful addition to an athlete’s diet. There are numerous supplements on the market making bold claims to improve the performance and health of athletes. However, much of the evidence is anecdotal at best and many supplements  contain ‘fillers’ and other ingredients, which could be detrimental to the athlete’s health and performance….

Inflammation

Acute inflammation is a necessary, vital and occasionally lifesaving bodily process. However, chronic inflammation over a prolonged period is very damaging to the body and has been found to be a causative factor in many of the chronic diseases people are experiencing in the 21st century.

Endurance Training: Start Slow, Peak For The Race

For professional endurance athletes and amateur athletes alike: Whatever your fitness and experience my aim is to help you achieve your goals. To begin with you should consider the following points…

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is vital to your body and is the only vitamin used constantly by every cell. Amongst its many functions are its role in boosting your immune system, optimising bone health and helping to regulate your mood. You get vitamin D from sunshine and food (a couple of months supply can be stored in…

School Wellness

Never has it been so important to educate our children about the health benefits of eating well and the dangers of eating badly. The average Western diet is overloaded with calories and deficient in vital nutrients. Our children are the future and when they are growing physically and developing mentally they need optimum amounts of the human building blocks in order to thrive.

Corporate Wellness

In most businesses employees are crucial to success. A happy, healthy workforce is likely to be more productive and have a direct correlation on the profitability of your business. How many man hours are you losing due to sick days, stress leave and burnout?

Sports Nutrition

By improving their nutritional status the elite athlete or amateur sports enthusiast can enhance performance, balance energy levels, adjust body composition, speed up recover, help prevent injury and improve long term health.

Private or Family Nutrition Consulations

In a private consultation a Clinical nutritionist matches the diet to the individual’s requirements, and supports them to help them achieve optimal health. Trying to implement changes to diet and lifestyle is much easier if the whole family is onboard and working together.

Gut & Liver Health

As a health practitioner I have seen many clients with many varied symptoms and in almost 100 percent of these cases poor liver and gut health is a driving factor of the client’s condition.

Weight Loss

Weight loss need not be an exercise in torture! The recipes and ideas I suggest are tasty, nourishing and satisfying…