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Last Minute Marathon Nutrition – Are you doing it wrong?

Marathon nutrition is tricky at the best of times. Now with a few days to go until the the big event the anticipation is probably enormous. Unless you have personalised nutrition support, it’s easy to be swayed by last-minute changes to your plan. Shou …

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Are you Eating Intuitively? 3 Steps to Stress Free Eating.

I was recently quoted in The Independent newspaper on ‘Intuitive Eating’… For those who’ve never heard of this, is effectively a nutrition philosophy to help you develop a more healthy relationship with food.. You can read the original article here The …

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The Sinister 6

I was once asked by a patient recently…   “Everything in nutrition is so confusing! Surely in this day and age, with all the modern technology we have, we could figure out something as simple as what to eat!”   Frankly I have to agree with them.   I te …

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What athletes and obese clients can learn from each other…

Athletes and obese clients might not seem like they have anything in common at first glance. Yet, a recent conversation I had made me rethink this… If I could list just a few of the concerns that I get presented to me by top athletes and clients with o …

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The Perfect Diet or… The Perfect Approach?

Here’s a thought…if you asked random people in the street what their definition of a perfect diet is…   …what do you think they’d reply with?   …Paleo, Mediterranean-Style, Low Carb, Low Glycaemic Index, Low Fat, High Fat, High Protein, Vegetarian, Veg …

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Saturated Fat: Do we need to re-think it?

Haven’t got long? This is what you need to know:   Dietary saturated fat has been established as a causative risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease for the past 50 years, a recent meta-analysis of all the scientific evidence to date b …

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The Paleo Diet: For the Freshest Breath

Ah, no sorry that’s “The Polo Diet”.  The Paleo Diet has nothing to do with eating mints at all.  No, Paleo eating is all about eating the foods that we did in the Palaeolithic era.  The diet seems to exist in a few different varieties of strictness.   …

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Processed Meat Linked to Premature Death

In a huge study of half a million men and women, research in Biomed Central’s open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates an association between processed meat and cardiovascular disease and cancer. One of the difficulties in measuring the effect of …

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