Improving your exercise results with the right nutrition

Perhaps you are exercising to help manage your weight. Or maybe you exercise for your mental health or for strength and fitness or even just for fun. Have you ever given any thought to the role of your nutrition in how you perform and how you recover? You have likely invested in the right equipment … Read more

Do you need more iron in your diet?

When we think of fatigue, one of the first things we think about is iron. What does your iron status look like? Has it been tested (thoroughly)? Iron is an important mineral required for a diverse range of body processes including; energy production, protein and carbohydrate metabolism, DNA synthesis, and thyroid and immune function (to … Read more

Simple, effective “eating rules” to boost your health

When it comes to your health, I’m not a big fan of hard and fast rules. They don’t always allow for individual needs and possibly just set you up to fail. BUT these guidelines are a great place to start if you want to improve your health. Even though everyone is unique, some general eating … Read more

Prebiotic food

Everything you need to know about prebiotics and probiotics

You’ve probably seen the advertisements encouraging you to take a probiotic for good inner health. You may have even tried a probiotic supplement (perhaps with success or maybe not). And if you’ve ever looked at the number of different products available it would be no surprise if you have ended up very confused as to … Read more

Confused about dairy products? Should you be “dairy free”?

Dairy can be a confusing food group as there are many different types of dairy available.  Dairy products may be derived from cow, sheep and goat milk.  Dairy includes; milk, cheese, cream, icecream, butter, and fermented products like yoghurt and kefir.  Then we have A1 and A2 milk, lactose free milk and cheese, as well … Read more