Chocolate for Sports Performance

With Easter recently passing by, many of you may be feeling like chocolate is the last thing on your mind… however recent findings show that those eggs over easter may in fact help improve your sports performance. The benefits of chocolate milk for recovery have long been known and acknowledged, however recent findings have shown that […]

These Easter Buns are my Pic!

I am a huge fan of easter buns, and have recently stumbled upon this recipe that I just had to share! The recipe has been created by Ruby from Little Spice Co., in collaboration with Pic’s Peanut Butter – my absolute favourite. I hope you enjoy this delicious treat as much as me! Spelt, Peanut Butter […]

High Protein Milk

I was recently lucky enough to be sent a couple of samples of a new milk on the market, ‘The Complete Dairy‘. This milk is 25% lower in lactose, and 70% higher in protein than the average cows milk. Often when I see these types of products, my initial reaction is ‘ugh, what have they […]

FODMAPs and You

FODMAPs – What, why, how? I’m lucky enough to have a couple of jobs, which means learning, and doing a variety of things each day. One of my favourite aspects of my work though is working with people with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), and helping them lead easier lives. What is IBS? IBS a collection […]

Breakfast in Sydney – Inner West

My Favourite Breakfasts in the Inner West Sydney is a place known for its amazing beaches, sunshine, and in my opinion, amazing breakfasts. Here are some of my favourite places for a healthy breakfast in the Inner West (in no particular order): Bread and Circus: Located in Alexandria in a gorgeous warehouse space, this is my […]

Foods that affect sleep

Food impacts so many different parts of our health, and many of us know that some foods can make our sleep worse… but did you know that others can also make it better? See below for the best things to include and avoid before bed. Foods that make sleep worse Caffeine: It is well known […]

Alcohol and Sports Performance

Alcohol and Sports Performance Alcohol seems to be an ingrained part of not just our culture, but within sports themselves in many games in Australia. A beer after the match, or a few drinks for team bonding is something we regularly hear about. Whilst I am all for having a good time, there are a […]

Fuelling for Race Day

Fuelling up for game/race day In a recent post I spoke about fuelling up for long training sessions. Today, I wanted to talk about what to do on race/game day. The reality is, it should not be any different from what you’d usually do before a big event. Why? Firstly, you want to know that […]

Is meat ok?

To meat or not to meat? There’s been much hype in the media recently about meat causing cancer, particularly processed meats. But does this mean you should become vegetarian? The research is right, over consumption of meat CAN increase the risk of cancer,  in particular bowel cancer. Processed meats containing artificial nitrates increase the risk […]

Fuelling For Training

Fuelling up for long training sessions Regardless of your sport, if you’re an endurance athlete heading out for a big session (ie, longer than 90mins), eating appropriately before hand can be the key to if you have a great training session or not. But why is it so important? Our muscles contain a substance called […]