Inflammatory Conditions and Nutrition

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it’s your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing.   On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. […]

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Australia’s Obesity Crisis

Obesity is on the rise in Australia still! Even with all of the education out there informing people of the dangers of being overweight and obese. In August this year there were figures released on just how bad this is now….. 63.4% of Australian adults (11.2 million!) are overweight or obese, 10% are severely obese. […]

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Dangers of a High Protein, Low Carbohydrate Diet

This type of diet, and there are many versions of them, have been widely promoted as a “quick” way to lose weight through eating 30%-50%, if not more, of your daily calories from protein sources. Whilst this way of eating does help you lose weight quickly, there are many dangers associated with this form of […]

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Coconuts are just the latest unproven dieting fad

Coconut used to be considered a tropical luxury – only available miles upon miles away from your nearest grocery store. But nowadays, store shelves from New York to London are packed with coconut products. There’s coconut water, oil, sugar, milk and yogurt – and the list of foods containing coconut as an ingredient goes on […]

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An Apple a day…!!

Benefits of apples Eating an apple a day slashes the risk of dying early by 35 per cent, a study has found. Women who ate more than 100 grams of the fruit each day – one small apple – were likely to have a longer life expectancy than those who didn’t. Researchers at the University […]

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Advanced Nutrition Course

This Advanced Sports Specific Nutrition course covers all the basics of nutrition science from how we process food to the food groups and why and how our body uses them. We then take a more specific look at different types of sports, energy requirements and optimum nutrition for performance and recovery. The course will enable […]

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