Plant Based and High Fat

So is this even possible? Having just watched the film/documentary “Forks over Knives” . I will explore this option as I also take account of the LCHF dietary option that also makes such good sense and with remarkable results on diabetes and other health issues and diseases. No added oils is a common theme, soContinue reading “Plant Based and High Fat”

NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?

“One person’s meat is another’s poison”, Titus Lucretius Carus coined this expression in the first century BC, “quod ali cibus est aliis fuat acre venenum” (what is food for one man may be bitter poison to others). This is surely ancient wisdom that seems to fit the current dilemma, which could be called the “DietaryContinue reading “NUTRITION DILEMMA – SO WHAT DO WE DO?”

LCHF Review some basics on this dietary latest

Low Carbohydrate diets are not new having begun with the so called Banting Diet in London where a highly nutritious diet of offal, meat, fats and very little carbohydrates and sugars was found to reduce body fat in overweight subjects without reducing capacity to function or exercise. The idea that we need carbohydrates is beingContinue reading “LCHF Review some basics on this dietary latest”

Nutrition in nursing homes in UK

Recently mum/mom was admitted to a nursing home in Hampshire after a 3-4 week stay in Queen Alexandra’s hospital, Portsmouth. Mum has an advance form of lung cancer and so is in the nursing home for palliative care as there are no treatment options for her. Staying strong as possible is essential when sick IContinue reading “Nutrition in nursing homes in UK”

MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)

If we know the micro-nutrient RDAs and know the micro-nutrient content of virtually all foods and drinks then maybe we can focus on these essentials¬†instead of going all macro each time we eat, what do you think? What does this do for us though, if nothing then why bother working it all out, but ifContinue reading “MNF & DRG (Micro Focus Nutrition)”

Champions in the making

How do champions become champions at any level they chose or can get to? Is it basic genetics or can we coaches take anyone and help them achieve their very best and become champions? I certainly believe that with the right coaching guidance and support anyone can improve and make it as far as theyContinue reading “Champions in the making”

Overtraining – what’s the deal here?

Training for distance, stamina and endurance means eating enough while eating the right foods AND drinking right as well. But…. what does this mean translated into real advice and then real meals made from real food. And what about salt eh, how can we make sure to get enough salts (sodium mostly, magnesium, potassium, chloride)?Continue reading “Overtraining – what’s the deal here?”