Nutrition

  • Hero to Zero Carbohydrate drinks

    Hero to Zero Carbohydrate drinks

    21st September 2016

    In recent years, ‘zero-carbohydrate’ drinks have been steadily gaining in popularity. But considerable care is needed to avoid the potential pitfalls they can bring

  • Salty facts: Reducing your salt consumption

    Salty facts: Reducing your salt consumption

    24th August 2016

    Salt (along with sugar) has been in the news again recently not because we’ve run out of it to spread on the roads but because we are consuming too much of it

  • Easy fish and chips

    Easy fish and chips

    22nd August 2016

    Nutrition expert Renee McGregor provides easy to follow performance boosting fish and chips

  • Probiotic drinks: Cure all or con?

    Probiotic drinks: Cure all or con?

    22nd August 2016

    Around the globe over £20 billion is spent on probiotics annually. But how effective are they for otherwise healthy people and are they useful for sporting performance?

  • Protein bars: Which to choose?

    Protein bars: Which to choose?

    8th July 2016

    Protein bars are a quick and simple way to get energy and refuel on the go. We look at three types available on the market

  • Recipe: Joint saving grilled ginger chicken

    Recipe: Joint saving grilled ginger chicken

    4th July 2016

    The active ingredient in chilli is called capsaicin. Capsaicin attaches to the TRPV-1 receptors in your mouth to give it that ‘hot’ feeling. Capsaicin acts on the neuroendocrine system as a mild stimulant, increasing the production of energy and even…

  • Recipe: Immunity boosting Beef Bughela

    Recipe: Immunity boosting Beef Bughela

    4th July 2016

    Yogurt contains probiotic bacteria, the ‘good’ bacteria that are a foundation of good gut function. Turmeric contains curcumin; an anti-inflammatory phytochemical found by research to improve gut health function and improve energy balance. The proper functioning of the gut is…

  • Recipe: Pumpkin seed and GoJi berry energy bars

    Recipe: Pumpkin seed and GoJi berry energy bars

    4th July 2016

    Rustle up your own energy bars! The bars are a quick, easy and convenient snack to eat on the go and full of slow releasing carbs for sustained energy, protein for muscle growth and immune boosting nutrients. Ingredients Makes 6-8…