I was inspired to write a post about calcium and bone health after a comment from a client who happens to be a geologist. When I mentioned that calcium carbonate is not the ideal form of calcium to supplement with, she replied, ‘that’s limestone’.Continue reading more “Calcium and bone health – form matters”
Does your plant-based diet contain adequate protein to support your weight loss goals?
While a vegan diet has numerous benefits, a problem frequently encountered when working with clients following a vegan diet is insufficient protein and especially too little protein at breakfast.Continue reading more “Does your plant-based diet contain adequate protein to support your weight loss goals?”
How monitoring blood glucose can support fertility and PCOS
On a trip to the science museum during half term, I was reminded of how fortunate we are to have access to technology to support individuals trying to become parents.Continue reading more “How monitoring blood glucose can support fertility and PCOS”
PCOS and inositol – does the form matter?
Inositol is one of those supplements that every woman with PCOS ought to try. As with most things, it may work wonders for some, and do absolutely nothing for another person.Continue reading more “PCOS and inositol – does the form matter?”
All goodness granola
Thank you to my colleague Carin for this delicious granola recipe. Its packed with goodness and superior in taste (and nutrition of course) to most bought granolas!Continue reading more “All goodness granola”
Bean and tomato soup
A hearty soup suitable for vegetarians, vegans and anyone wanting a plant based meal with the benefit of some added protein!Continue reading more “Bean and tomato soup”
Healthy banana loaf
Here’s a gluten, dairy and guilt free banana loaf that’s perfect for a mid afternoon bite, before a training session or even for breakfast.Continue reading more “Healthy banana loaf”
Tuna, red pepper and pea risotto
We love this recipe because it uses minimal ingredients, is gluten and dairy free and a great way to feed the family.Continue reading more “Tuna, red pepper and pea risotto”
Eating nose to tail. The benefit of eating slow cooked meats.
If meat is part of your diet, a problem that commonly occurs is consuming a high intake of muscle meats and little or none of the more gelatinous cuts which require slow cooking.Continue reading more “Eating nose to tail. The benefit of eating slow cooked meats.”
Tray baked chicken with tomatoes and fresh herbs
We love this recipe because it proves that you don’t need to use multiple pots and pans in the kitchen to make a delicious dinner or weekend lunch. Using fresh herbs, its packed with flavour and is gluten and dairy free.Continue reading more “Tray baked chicken with tomatoes and fresh herbs”