Finally…Kale Chips, a nutrition enthusiast’s must do!

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After feeling the need to validate myself as a fully functioning, kale endorsing Nutritional Therapist, I finally made kale chips! Really simple and totally yummy. A nutritious and savoury snack, a great alternative to potato crisps if you want to munch on something. The recipe is simple: Remove the big stalky bits, toss the leaves… Continue reading

Carbohydrates, Insulin and Fat around the Middle

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Carbohydrates, Insulin and Fat around the Middle Eating too much, eating too many refined carbohydrates and moving too little are the fundamental cause of many diseases.  Our ancestors engaged in hard labour to produce enough food from their environment to survive.  In contrast modern life has given us more to eat and less to do. … Continue reading

Post Workout Nutrition

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If you get your post workout nutrition right then you will have: Improved recovery Less muscle soreness Increased ability to build muscle Improved immune function Improved bone mass Improved ability to utilize body fat  Here are my nutritional tips to maximise results from regular exercise. Eat enough – even if you are trying to lose weight,… Continue reading

Calorie counting doesn’t work

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Counting calories has long been accepted as the only way to measure food intake and subsequently lose weight.  However, experts are starting to agree that not all calories are made equal.  Foods containing ’empty calories’ are simply supplying energy to our bodies with no benefits in the form of vital nutrients whatsoever, an example might… Continue reading

Fruit Juice

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I just watched ‘Food Unwrapped’ on channel 4 which touched on the topic of fruit juice and its high sugar content. I thought it was worth clarifying and reiterating a few points. Drinking fruit juice is not a substitute for eating whole fruit. Whole fruits contain fibre (soluble and insoluble) which has important health promoting… Continue reading