Nutrition and Immunity By Helen Phadnis, BSc MSc PgDip MBDA, Consultant Dietitian In the current environment more than ever, it’s important to maximise your immunity and fight off disease. In this article I’d like to give you some common–sense advice, dispel some immunity myths, and share what’s on the horizon for personalised nutrition to optimise
Here’s a review the nutrition analysis software Nutritics, which is currently my most valuable tool in delivering a quality service to my clients. My background is as an NHS dietitian where I worked in hospitals for over 10 years, but for the past 6 years I’ve been fully freelance. I work in a few areas:
Female athletes are special because we can process oxygen more quickly than males, which means we’re naturally more athletic. Yes men have more testosterone and so find it easier to build muscle, but our oestrogen and progesterone means we’re more suited to endurance exercise. Not only that but these female sex hormones if kept in
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I was pretty confident in my abilities to meet the 5-A-Day guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake. I would exceed this target and feel virtuous about my fantastic 7 or 8 rainbow portions of lovely fruits and veggies that I had eaten that day. I felt I’d pretty much optimised my fruit and veg intake.