Nutrition is constantly in the media and as Dietitians we endeavour to monitor scientific change and balance it with practical application and the enjoyment of food.
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
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
While New Zealand may be very successful at producing food our health statistics tell a very different story. Let’s take a look at the impact ultra-processed foods are having on hidden hunger, our gut and mental health. Read more
At a time when they are also growing, young athletes may need as much as 50% more protein than their more sedentary peers. So should this extra protein be consumed from whole foods or supplements? Learn more…
Bone is a living, growing tissue that is forever changing but needs to be fed. Easily taken for granted, it’s not until we stub our toe or suffer a fracture that we register the importance of bone to our life and freedom. Learn more.. Read more
Globally there is disruption to supply chains, inflation, changes in technology and war in many regions. Food systems are experiencing instability which is changing the trends in our choice of food, beverages and fitness. Read more
It’s finally out Lea’s latest sports nutrition book for children How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium is available to buy from NZ booksellers and directly from Lea. To learn more listen to Lea’s interview with RNZ Read more