Nutrition advice for the non Olympian!

As the Olympic Games approaches, performance nutrition is under the spot light, with sports products receiving particular scrutiny recently on the BBC. As a dietitian I’m all about using real food to meet the body’s needs. I meet a lot …

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A weighty issue

A Weighty Issue It is summer … apparently. The season of BBQs, Wimbledon and panic dieting by a very high percentage of women. What vigour and determination we show in a bid to ban our wobbly bits before they are …

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Posture

What is good posture? Do I have good posture? Why does it matter? Posture does matter. Poor positioning of your spine means that your head, arms and legs all have to be held in a position they weren’t designed for. …

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Pregnancy statistics (2008)

www.spineuniverse.com The pelvic belt helped approximately 50% of women during pregnancy and 66% after pregnancy. Bed rest and exercise appeared to be the best treatments resulting in the rapid recovery of 65%. Bed rest alone: only 40% got better Exercise …

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Tennis Elbow

Why does my elbow hurt when I’m gripping something? With Wimbledon around the corner and with the first glimmer of sunshine, there’s a rush out onto the courts across the capital to indulge in the national obsession with tennis. For …

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