Other ways of saying “I don’t care about your diet”

In the last few weeks of the first month of 2017, there has been so much diet talk. All these stereotypical assumptions of a dietitian, food judging, food shaming, food justifying and diet comparison makes me so tired of hearing it. Instead of desperately wanting to say “I really couldn’t care less”, I’ve devised a … More Other ways of saying “I don’t care about your diet”

Fuelling an Ironman

Many weekend warriors strive to continuously test their fitness levels through physically challenging events. Marathon? Yep. Open-water swimming? Been there done that. Long bike rides? Every weekend. But what about doing all three together in one event? Yes, I’m talking about the Ironman – 3.80km swim. 180km ride. 42.20km run. Mission: Possible. One of my … More Fuelling an Ironman

What’s this about giving up dairy?!

Dairy is one of those topics that cannot seem to escape negative press – whether it’s in relation to our dairy farmers not profiting from selling their milk to supermarkets; in relation to it causing symptoms of lactose intolerance (lactose intolerance should not be self-diagnosed – even if you are, complete avoidance is unnecessary); or … More What’s this about giving up dairy?!

Back to basics – foods that deserve more attention

These days I am not surprised about what people know about nutrition. I’m surprised by what they don’t know. Everyone talks about how sugar is responsible for our expanding waistlines and how complete avoidance of it is the only way to fix the problem. In a way, it’s good to see people are becoming more … More Back to basics – foods that deserve more attention

It’s not just about the protein

Protein. This word and topic pops up frequently in conversation among every day gym-enthusiasts, the sports nutrition world and the general population. It’s the only macronutrient that seems to avoid the bad reputation that carbohydrates and fats receive for our bulging waistlines. We can all agree that protein is needed for various physiological processes inside … More It’s not just about the protein