Protein – how much do you need?

Protein is an essential nutrient, vital for numerous functions and structures in the body.  In fact it is needed by every cell in our body.  Apart from muscle building, recovery and repair after exercise, which most people associate protein with, …

Read more

Struggling to lose weight?

Struggling to lose weight?  You may want to consider the following Have you tried every fad diet to hit the papers, only to find you lose some weight but then put it straight back on again? Those calorie- restricted diets …

Read more

April is IBS Awareness Month

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness month Do you find yourself plagued with unpleasant, unpredictable and often inexplicable digestive symptoms?  You are not alone!   It is reported that around 20 percent of the population suffers with IBS, and cases …

Read more

Tips for surviving the festive season

It can be tough to stay healthy during the holiday season.  Routines are changed, the social calendar is bursting, and temptations abound.  But there are some steps you can take to minimise the discomfort that comes from over-indulgence.  Hydration, hydration, …

Read more