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    Probiotic supplements, the immune system and athletes: What do we know?

    March 20, 2019
    As mentioned in my review of Yakult (find it here), a probiotic is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as: ‘live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host’. Probiotics are found in
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    Book Review: Eat Like An Athlete by Simone Austin!

    February 24, 2019
    With a title like ‘Eat Like An Athlete’… I bet some of you are thinking… ‘but I’m not an athlete’! Well, guess what? This book is not just for athletes. It’s not even just for active people. It’s for EVERYONE!
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    Product Comparison: Cow’s milk VS Soy milk!

    February 19, 2019
    With a million different ‘milks’ on the market, which do you choose?  You can be forgiven for thinking that there are ‘better’ options than the traditional cow’s milk… the marketing of soy, almond and oat ‘milks’ can be outstanding at
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    February 18, 2019
    In hindsight, I was always going to be a sports dietitian (probably from the age of about 13). I was super sporty and it was recommended to me that I read a book on sports nutrition. I read the book.
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    Tom & Luke Snackaballs – Product Review

    February 17, 2019
    I spotted this product on a client’s (thanks for the inspiration!) food diary this week so naturally I had to investigate! I chose to review the cacao, mint and almond version though the Tom & Luke website lists five other
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    What IS Yakult??

    February 4, 2019
    What on earth IS Yakult? Yakult: Yakult is labelled as a ‘probiotic drink’. It comes in a 65ml bottle and contains 6.5 billion of the live bacteria strain; Lactobacillus casei Shirota. Per 65ml bottle, Yakult (original) has: 50 calories, 0.8g
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    Research Review: The safety and efficacy of creatine monohydrate supplementation: what we have learned from the past 25 years of research – by Eric Rawson

    January 28, 2019
    This is a quick summary of the GSSI article. The link to the full article can be found at the end.   Creatine monohydrate is one of the most well-researched supplements to date. It is a naturally occurring compound. We
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    My 3 favourite recovery smoothies!

    January 23, 2019
    YUMMMMMMMMM Your perfect morning training recovery smoothie is right here!! Smoothie #1: Banana 1 cup The Complete Dairy light high protein milk + 100g low fat plain Chobani yoghurt + 1 banana + 30g All Bran + 10g LSA (linseed,

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