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Performance Enhancement in Team Sports, Without Extra Training
Performance Enhancement in Team Sports, Without Extra Training
19/02/2018
For some, team sports were left behind before high school. For others, team sport is carried through to adulthood, serving as a platform for socialisation and fitness. For few, team spor...
Joyce Haddad Q & A
Joyce Haddad Q & A
17/02/2018
1) Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your career? I am an accredited practicing dietitian, accredited nutritionist and personal trainer. I am currently a PhD candidat...
Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load: The Interplay Between the Two
Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load: The Interplay Between the Two
16/02/2018
Glucose, commonly known as blood sugar is a monosaccharide, which means it is chemically the simplest form of sugar. Other monosaccharides include fructose and galactose. We then have di...
Nature’s Hitchhiker
Nature’s Hitchhiker
09/02/2018
You could call them passive freeloaders; hitchhikers even. Roaming the avenues of our gut, residing in the dark alleyways of our intestine, and fuelling off the crumbs left by fellow tou...
Carbohydrate Loading
Carbohydrate Loading
06/02/2018
What is Carbohydrate Loading? Carbohydrate loading or carbo-loading, is a term used to describe a nutrition technique used by endurance athletes in an attempt to prolong optimal athletic ...
Nutrition in the Digital Age
Nutrition in the Digital Age
03/02/2018
Social media, arguably one of the most expansive and dominant media forms in recent times, has quickly grown to become a powerhouse of connections and information. From what started as a...
Pregnancy Nutrition
Pregnancy Nutrition
31/01/2018
Pregnancy is experienced in many different ways. Some women talk about the magic of it all with dreamy eyes and glowing skin, while others roll around uncomfortably making silent wishes ...
Should you try intermittent fasting? The evidence.
Should you try intermittent fasting? The evidence.
30/01/2018
Have you ever wanted to: - Do a lot less cooking and cleaning? - Lose weight without starvation? - Spend less on food? - Target belly fat reduction? Then intermittent fasting ma...
Gut-Friendly Foods
Gut-Friendly Foods
25/01/2018
Your gut is home to an entire ecosystem of gut microbiota (bacteria), which has a holistic influence on your health. There are tens of trillions of microorganisms (consisting of at least...