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How much do I eat?

November 26, 2017

How much do I eat?   Our body needs fuel to function, and the amount you need to eat is dependent on those fuel requirements. Anything below 1500 calories per day for those exercising, will put your body into starvation …

Over training and under eating?

November 16, 2017

Over training and Under eating   “I just don’t get it, I train twice a day every day and I’m not seeing any results! WHY?” Does this sound a little too familiar? Read on… A common trend I see as …

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 …