Caffeine is a drug. A very useful drug in fact, under specific conditions. How about using it to your advantage in an Endurance Race? It’s not such a bad thing when you use it this way…
What if you’re NOT an athelete? Can you still successfully compete AND complete in Endurance races? Absolutely. With the help of Carbs…let’s take a closer look.
Although we know vegetables dramatically improve health, all the mechanisms by which that occurs continues to be studied. It’s becoming clearer exactly how we can support healthy cognition and design treatments that assist clients with healthy aging and preventing cognitive decline. Recently, researchers uncovered the pathways by which leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables improve brain […]
When newbies take on an Endurance race either as a personal goal, New Year’s Resolution or as part of an ongoing fitness regime, they can bite off more than they can chew. The well-worn veterans in Endurance Racing know this stuff inside out and include it in their training programs because they know there’s more to […]
If you feel guilty about eating chocolate, are a self-confessed chocaholic or struggle with food cravings, this post is for you. I’m a Nutritionist that says YOU CAN eat some chocolate. Cocoa Flavanols, some of the active components found in dark chocolate have benefits for human health. To the tantalising delight of chocolate lovers everywhere, […]
Food Cravings of the unhealthy type can be a HUGE hurdle when it comes to weight loss and fat loss plans. But did you know that your genetics could be the reason you crave food at the oddest of times or have stuggles losing weight altogether? In this post we look at some of the […]
Why does everyone talk about Zinc? Zinc is an essential trace mineral and is one of the most abundant to be found in the body – 60% is in the muscles that support your skeleton and 30% is in the bones. It’s important for several reasons, so let’s take a look at why you need to […]
Zinc is a trace miners that is essential to many processes in the body. Being aware of the early warning signs of deficiency can help you avoid health problems, especially recurrent colds and poor immunity. But let’s take a look at what else Zinc Deficiency can cause.
It’s hard to lose weight when you’re fighting your genes. For many people, weight loss is a constant battle. They can see that diets work for other people, but not for them. Working out at the gym does nothing to shift the kilos. Sound familiar? If this is you, you may have been fighting a […]
VITAMIN D: Is your Immune System at Risk? Studies have unfortunately shown that at least one in three Australians are deficient in vitamin D. In addition, 73% of adults have levels deemed insufficient for good health. Do you know your vitamin D status? Are you at risk? We tend to get sick more often during […]