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Bloated stomach? a low FODMAP diet could be the answer…

14th July 2016 / Helen Phadnis

Family nosh
We’re well into Summer now and if like many men and women you regularly experience bloating, you will be having wardrobe dramas in addition to the miserable abdominal discomfort bloating brings. No matter if you are a size 16 or a size 8 a bloated belly is not compatible with bikinis or bodycon dresses. The

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Vitamin Z – eat better, sleep better

15th April 2016 / Helen Phadnis

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“You look tired, you should get more sleep”. Well thank you concerned friend/ family/ stranger at till in supermarket. I am well sold on the extensive health benefits of a good nights rest: improved mood, immunity, memory, longevity, reduced inflammation, reduced weight gain. However there are two main barriers: my children & my life. Sometimes

Active Nutrition open for business

25th February 2016 / Helen Phadnis

Clean eating, Family nosh, Sports nutrition
In need of a nutrition MOT? I am now practicing from Nevill Ave, Hove for one to one nutrition consultations.  Call ahead for a free 10min phone consultation on 07779 021767. If you can’t make it to see me in person I can offer remote nutrition consultations via Skype, phone and e-mail.  Introductory offer £10

Rest day nutrition – avocados, yoga & wine

11th February 2016 / Helen Phadnis

Clean eating, Family nosh, Sports nutrition
As with many athletes I like structure, and a clear set of rules to work to.  I believe in evidence-based rules. Carbs: 6-10g/kg body weight/day. Protein: 1.2-1.7 g/kg body weight/d. Fat: 20-30% total energy. Recovery: 1-1.5 g carbohydrate / kg body weight/30min. Hydration: 500ml/ 0.5kg body weight lost during exercise.  Eat 2 hours pre exercise.

Mindful eating – stop, think, relax, eat

9th December 2015 / Helen Phadnis

Family nosh
It’s a crazy busy time of year. Christmas shopping is in full swing and the social calendar is fully booked. There are now meagre seasonal pickings from the garden, and sub-zero temperatures mean a few kilos weight gain can be easily disguised under a stylish Winter knit. Discussing healthy fresh meal ideas is less of

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