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Have a Little Lamb

Lamb kebabs, braised lamb shanks (as shown above with veg and cauliflower ‘rice) and coconut lamb curry are just a few of my favorite dishes to prepare using this healthy meat. Did you know that grass fed lamb is packed with health benefits: Great source of iron (twice as rich as pork, three times as […]

Nutrition for Running

Nutrition will make or break your training and your race. Many of my clients who are runners came to me with the dilemma that their performance is great, but they know they could be better if they ate right. It’s crucial to be both well trained AND well fueled for maximum performance. Some sports dietitians […]

Why the Ice Man Needed a Dentist

In the early 1990’s a mummy was recovered in the Tyrolean Alps on the Italian-Austrian border. Based on radiocarbon dating techniques, the specimen turned out to be a man, nicknamed “Otzi,” who lived and died 5,300 years ago. Since its discovery it has undergone extensive examination. This plants him firmly in the Neolithic Era and […]

Don’t Be Afraid of Fat

I can’t begin to count the number of clients that are fat-phobic. Not of becoming fat, but of eating it. I was in the same boat for a long time, having lived through the glorious early 90′s low fat/ fat-free craze. ”Doesn’t fat make people fat?” is probably one of the most often asked questions. […]

How Much Protein Should I Eat? Protein & fat amounts in fish, meat, eggs, poultry

Protein is absolutely essential. It supports numerous functions in our body; immune system, anti-oxidants, growth, fertility, intestinal integrity, neurotransmitters, enzymes, repair, maintenance and function of all organs and tissue including bone. Protein is also very important for appetite regulation. Here is an overview of critical functions: (Amino acids: metabolism, functions, and nutrition. Wu,G) Having adequate […]