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Festive season tips

November 30, 2016

The Christmas- New Year festive season is a tricky time for anyone trying to maintain a healthy diet. With seasonal goodies and often excessive amounts of food around, how can you make it through this time of year without regrets? …

Carbohydrate restriction in Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

September 8, 2016

  Since the 1970’s, dietary guidelines in most Westernised countries have recommended a low fat, high carbohydrate diet regime. This was based on some questionable science, conducted by a scientist/nutritionist called Ancel Keys, who had an axe to grind and …

Raw & Whipped

July 17, 2016

Raw & Whipped by Claire is a business focussed on healthy treats. Claire has partnered with Foodfix4life for a line up of Raw cakes, slices, bliss balls plus more to keep those cravings at bay. All recipes are developed with …

Winter Wonder Soup- Chicken meatball.

June 26, 2016

  1 500g packet chicken mince (I use double and freeze the leftovers) The pic below shows 1kg of chicken mince. 2 x Momma’s chicken stock Water – approx 2 l 2 carrots diced 4 potatoes diced (or use sweet …

A Runners Dilemma

May 28, 2016

Recently I consulted with an almost elite tri athlete, first time female half marathon runner, 48 year old male marathon runner and the enthusiast runner. Funny, because all of them asked similar questions, and all of them followed a different …

Kitchen hacks

March 24, 2016

An essential component to a healthy lifestyle is preparing your own food in your kitchen. Although, how does time in the kitchen fit into an already overfull day? Adding more things to your endless to-do list can seem overwhelming.   …

Fat loss plateau?-Client “A” & “B” scenario’s.

March 9, 2016

I am often asked do I need to count calories? My immediate answer is no. However most clients under eat, over train, or both, so a few days of calorie tracking proves to be a valid exercise in disguise. Lets …

Your breakfast questions answered….

February 19, 2016

What’s the big deal when it comes to breakfast? What can I eat for breakfast? Why is it considered the most important meal of the day? If these questions sound familiar, then read on.   A healthy nutritious breakfast is …

Activated nuts anyone?

February 8, 2016

We all know nuts should be part of a healthy diet. They are high in protein, contain fibre, antioxidants and minerals. However for some they can cause tummy upset and digestive disturbances. Can activation be the answer? What is activation? …