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How to Maintain a Gluten Free Diet 

There is increasing demand and push for gluten free diets. According to Coeliac Australia, 1 in 10 Australian adults have been diagnosed with Coeliac disease and approximately 2.4 million adults follow a gluten free diet to an extent (without being Coeliac). It isn’t always easy to adjust and maintain a GF diet. However, there are a […]

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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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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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Young Women Preparing Salmon at Home

The Best Cooking Methods to Reduce FODMAPS

Did you know that different cooking and processing techniques can alter the FODMAP composition of a food? Fascinating, right? Research suggests that whether a food is boiled, strained, canned, pressed or fermented, can influence the FODMAP component of a food!  (Just remember the research around FODMAP content, food cooking and processing is still early, so […]

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Pelvic pain

The Gut Series Part 1: Is it Really IBS?

IBS (aka. Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder. Frustratingly, IBS shares many common symptoms with more serious diseases. Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, irregular bowel habits, excess wind and nausea (just to name a few!). Despite what Dr. Google advises, there are currently no definitive tests available to adequately diagnose IBS, other […]

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