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To Supplement Or Not To Supplement

Fibre: To Supplement Or Not To Supplement? 

“Are fibre supplements necessary for good gut health?”  With the recent surge in research confirming the importance of overall good gut health, I commonly get asked whether a fibre supplement is needed. The benefits of fibre or dietary fibre (interchangeable terms) seem endless. Fibre is more than just a preventative measure for constipation, it has been shown to lower cholesterol, stabilise blood glucose levels and even support long term weight […]

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feature beef and dijion mini sandwiches

Roast Beef & Mustard Sliders

Does anybody else love eating small versions of things because they feel like a giant? No? Well, this is awkward. Lucky, these rare roast beef and mustard sliders are delicious at any size and are a great snack that ticks all the health boxes! Ingredients (serves 2)  200g shaved rare roast beef/silverside ½ tbsp. Dijon mustard ½ tbsp. horseradish ½ cup baby spinach […]

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City Running

Carb Considerations For Endurance Athletes Part 1: Daily Fuelling

For me, performance nutrition centres around three key areas: Optimising performance. Ensuring optimal recovery. Maintaining optimal health. When it comes to working with endurance athletes, there are plenty of factors that need to be considered when addressing these three points. None more important, nor more debated than carbs. Before diving into what we need to […]

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smoothie bowel, breakfast, recipe, heh, yoghurt, berries, coconut

High Protein Berry Smoothie Bowl

This is a delicious breakfast option for those wanting maximum taste and nutrition. Smoothie bowls are super quick and easy to make. This recipe is rich in fibre (50% of your daily needs), vitamin C and a great source of calcium and protein. Don’t be alarmed at the sugars, these come from all natural sources meaning the whole bowl […]

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Healthy lunch in bed for pregnant woman

Help! I’ve Got Gestational Diabetes! Now what?

You’re mid-way through your pregnancy and your doctor has scheduled a routine test for gestational diabetes. You’re feeling pretty confident as you drink that awful sugary sweet test drink. Why shouldn’t you be? Diabetes doesn’t run in your family, you’ve never been obese and you feel like you eat fairly healthy. You’re totally going to […]

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