Category Archives: Diet & Nutrition

Char grilled salmon with asparagus and avocado salsa

Get 100 per cent of your daily omega-3 needs with this delicious and low-fat salmon recipe. INGREDIENTS 2 (about 150g each) skinless salmon fillets 1 bunch asparagus, woody ends trimmed 1/2 avocado, stone removed, peeled, finely choppe 2 tomatoes, halved, finely chopped ½ lemon, juice 1 tbsp olive oil 3 sprigs parsley, chopped METHOD Cook […]

How your work day diet is affecting your health

Weekends have earned a bad reputation for throwing you off track but before you blame it on a Saturday night outing, check your work day for hidden traps. It’s 3pm and you’re in a familiar standoff with the foyer vending machine. While dietitians promote regular snacking to avert overeating and buoy metabolism, many snacks have […]

What to eat after training

The aim of post-workout nutrition is to promote recovery between training sessions and optimise training results. Your post-run nosh should: 1. Refuel the muscle and liver glycogen (carbohydrate) stores The main dietary factor in post-workout refuelling is the amount of carbohydrate consumed. The amount you require will depend on the fuel cost of the workout […]