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How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium

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Weighty issues

In recent years, the ‘diet mentality’ has been criticised, coupled with the new movement toward body positivity, mindfulness and ‘self-care’. Does this approach work for everyone? What other tools might we need to consider? Read more »

Roast vegetable lasagne and a meat version

I love making Lasagne because it has a wonderful flavour that gets better with time and everyone seems to like it. Here I’m showing you how to make a vegetarian and a meat version at the same time for the freezer or friends. Read more »

Heat Stress: Could you be at risk?

Heat stress can be a concern for all of us but in particular young and elderly people, athletes and people working outside in the heat such as in the construction industry, farming, forrestry etc. Learn more Read more »

Lea’s Trifle

If you need a dessert to feed lots of people do try my trifle recipe. Lower in energy yet containing twice the protein and a third of the fat found in traditional cream topped trifle, it is worth trying just watch your portions! Read more »

Seeking authenticity in food and nutrition information

Authenicity is a buzz word right now but when it comes to food how authentic is the nutrition information we receive? Where does your food and nutrition information come from? Is it meeting your needs? Learn more… Read more »

Julie’s Banana Cake

If you are making cake for a birthday or special occasion this recipe is very easy and lower in saturated fat and sugar than traditional recipes. This one reminds me of Julie a dear friend I flatted with in London. Bon Appétit. Read more »

How to stay an athlete and enjoy active aging

Exercise and age are both stressors on the body, but with the correct diet and exercise we can adapt, remodel our body and maintain a high level of fitness (at any age) if we are prepared to put in the effort, long-term. Read more »

Greek chicken with tomato, olive and feta topping

This Greek chicken recipe is full of flavour, which gathers with time marinating the chicken and then cooking it slowly in the oven. Great next day too if there’s any leftovers, served hot or cold with bread and a Greek salad. Read more »

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