31Oct 2018

I was inspired to write this short blog by a recent trip to China to compete in Shanghai 70.3. With worsening post-race hip flexor tendonitis (irritation and inflammation of the tendon) my Allsports Physio made, what I assumed at the time, a flippant comment, about drinking more green tea to help the tendon healing. Being […]

29Sep 2018

Did I hear somebody say BBQ? As the summery warmth creeps back into the air BBQs come back on the socialising agenda. Most of us are quick to head to the butcher for some snags or steaks but if you’re looking for a way to improve your health this summer why not bring along some […]

21Aug 2018

Flick onto Instagram at any moment of the day and you’ll see picture perfect meals; plates dripping with colourful foods, perfectly proportioned and contrasted against clean, white serving dishes. You would be forgiven for thinking that every second person is a MasterChef competitor in the making. After practising as a dietitian for over seventeen years, […]

20Jul 2018

Dietary nitrates, which are found in large quantities in beetroot, leafy greens and rhubarb, have been shown to reduce the oxygen cost of exercise and improve cycling TT performance. To read more about this please see our blog “Beet your best this season“. (Read it over a cup of tea and a large slice of […]

20Jul 2018

Do you ever feel a hankering for one of those famous Aussie burgers you could get at every milk bar by the beach in summer? You know, the kind that is dripping with tomato sauce and loaded with all the extras including pineapple rings and beetroot? It was one of the quintessential tastes of growing […]

20Jul 2018

Ingredients ½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled and coarsely grated 4 tbsp chopped walnuts 1 medium beetroot peeled and grated 2 tsp mild curry powder 2 x 400g can butter beans, drained and rinsed 2 Tbsp chopped coriander ¼ C quinoa flakes Dressing (Optional) ½ […]