27Jul 2016

Whether we are frying some haloumi for a weekend breakfast, swapping out butter in baking for canola oil, or adding a splash of olive oil to stop our pasta from going gluggy (a tip from Maggie Beers I learnt on the weekend); most of us have a staple bottle, or two in our pantries. But […]

12Jul 2016

If you’re a runner it’s not uncommon that at some stage mid-stride you have experienced that literally bowel wrenching feeling of urgency to find the ‘facilities’ in a hurry! Approximately 30-50% of distance runners have had exercise-related intestinal problems (de Olivera 2011). If you are part of the fairer sex, unfortunately you are more likely […]

02Jul 2016

Most Australians have too much salt. In 2013 the Australian government signed up to the Global Salt Reduction targets, set by the World Health Organisation, to reduce our mean salt intake by 30% by 2025 (WHO,2016). It is well known that high intakes of salt increase our risk of heart disease and stroke. However, salt […]

05Jun 2016

This is a great recipe given to me recently by a client. It’s a treat, which has none of the guilt attached. High in fibre, zinc, iron, calcium and good fats, vegan and gluten free. Trust me, you wouldn’t think it was healthy if I didn’t tell you! Enjoy…. Ingredients 1 large sweet potato ~650g […]

30Dec 2015

Summer in Queensland and the triathlon season is in full swing. As temperatures rise runners take refuge in the early hours of the morning to beat the heat. During the summer of racing approximately 67% of triathletes, 30-50% of runners and 60% of cyclists will experience anything from a muscle twinge to a completely debilitating […]