What’s The Best Recovery Drink?

You know I’m not going to recommend Gatorade, but perhaps you’re thinking a more technically advanced drink, such as an expensive brand with that perfect 4:1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein. Or maybe you’re thinking chocolate milk, as per an article published by Runner’s World[1]? Or better yet, going the natural route with a nice, […]

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Join Me for a Talk on Fit, but Fat!

Athletes, are you wondering how you can toe the line at the first race of your 2016 season looking as lean as you’ve always wanted? Weekend warriors, how about addressing how much you can really ‘get away with’ in terms of making the most of your exercise regime and balancing it out with mindful eating? […]

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Eat / Run /Yoga in Tulum

Tulum: destination to view the ancient Mayan ruins, right? Yes, but that’s not all…not by a long shot. As if I needed any more reason to fall in love with Mexico (I didn’t), after a recent four-day getaway to Tulum with my husband, I’ve become even more enraptured. We arrived late Wednesday afternoon in Cancun […]

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Is Intermittent Fasting For You?

It sounds crazy. It sounds extreme. But is it really? “IF”, as it’s commonly known is simply is an umbrella term for various diets that cycle between a period of fasting and non-fasting. Intermittent fasting can be used along with calorie restriction for weight loss[1]. I first learned about IF about a decade ago, and […]

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The Paleo Diet May Make You Fat or Kill You

Really? Eating fresh, local, in-season veggies with wild fish and avocado is dangerous? And it’s going to cause you to get fat? Check with any of the experts who really, truly know what it is. Dr. Cordain, in his first book, The Paleo Diet[1], explains how: “by eating your fill of satisfying and delicious meats […]

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What Are We Feeding Our Kids?

I don’t know if you feel like I do, but I think you should, and this makes me angry. On my way home yesterday, I passed by the local elementary school in front of which there was a ‘food’ delivery truck parked, with all the brands and their logos it contained emblazed on its sides. […]

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Beautiful Photos, Beautiful Food

As anyone who shares the love of cooking may have found out the hard way, photographing the dishes we prepare is an art in and of itself. How many times have you taken a picture of a beautiful meal you’ve made, only to find out that the guacamole looks brown, the salmon looks dry and […]

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On Trial for Healthy Eating Advice

Professor Tim Noakes was charged with unprofessional conduct after Johannesburg dietitian Claire Julsing Strydom, then president of the Association for Dietetics in SA (ADSA), laid a complaint against him for two tweets in which he told a breastfeeding mother that meat and veg were good first foods for infants, according to a recent article[1]. Noakes, […]

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