Tag: Nutrition

Recipes for Summer

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Simple, tasty, vegan and bursting with goodness. Recipes by Day Radley  Nutritional analysis by Linia Patel   About the chef Day Radley is a vegan personal chef and healthy cooking teacher. Every Sunday she teaches a recipe on The Vegan Sunday Cookalong at facebook.com/vcdtv You can find more recipes and information on cooking classes with [...]

Get discount to Precision Nutrition’s only UK event of 2017!

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Take your career to the next level and save 50% on this unique weekend workshop By Joe Warner Promotional content Are you an ambitious PT or fitness industry professional who wants to stand out from the competitive crowd? Are you someone who wants to help your clients live fitter, healthier and happier lives by teaching [...]

Athlete interview: Team GB’s Alex Danson

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FitPro catches up with Olympic gold medalist Alex Danson, who shares her day-on-a-plate for analysis by registered dietitian, Linia Patel. The hockey player reveals her coaching tips and explains why she’s so passionate about her work with the Youth Sports Trust.   Breakfast This is my favourite meal of the day! If it’s a Sunday, [...]

Breakfast of (Young) Champions

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Do you skip breakfast?  I confess that when I’m under pressure and in a rush, I do.  But hey; I’m an adult and can make my own decisions. However, what I hadn’t realised until I read a recent report (1) was that missing breakfast – along with irregular sleep patterns – appears to be one of the [...]

Understanding Insulin

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Insulin is one of the most important hormones in the human body, yet it’s a hormone most people don’t really understand. Registered dietitian Linia Patel gives her perspective and advice. Insulin is produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans and it regulates the amount of glucose in the blood by allowing your body to [...]

Choosing the right diet for your client

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If you are wondering if a diet is right for you or a client, consider these factors provided by Ben Coomber. Is your diet making you feel good? If not, make some changes: it could be too low carb, or too low fat, or not enough protein, or not enough total calories. Play about with [...]

The doctor will see you now – Dr Dane Vishnubala

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Fiona McAuslan caught up with FitPro LIVE presenter, GP and Level 4 fit pro Dr Dane Vishnubala and found out how fit pros can make a difference to the obesity crisis, what GPs really think about fit pros training their patients – and how much they know. Fiona McAuslan: There’s been a lot in the [...]

Eating for two

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Pregnancy and weight management in the UK A plethora of information awaits any pregnant woman looking for good nutritional choices. Joanna Helcké guides fit pros through the maze. Switch on the news and in any given week there will usually be at least one item discussing the latest statistics on obesity in the UK, whether [...]

Autumn recipes to promote gut health

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Bloating, nausea, cramping and intestinal discomfort are all too common complaints. Here, Teresa Cutter, aka The Healthy Chef, presents two delicious stepping stones on the pathway to a happy gut. Green Goddess Smoothie This delicious smoothie is a prebiotic powerhouse that will keep your good gut bacteria smiling. I make this nourishing low FODMAP (i.e., [...]

Where does fat actually go?

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When you lose weight, where does the fat go? According to a study carried out by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), mass is actually breathed out as carbon dioxide. Professor Andrew Brown, head of the UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, said, “There is surprising ignorance and confusion about the metabolic process [...]