14 Benefits of Cardio

Benefits of cardio shown by a spin class working out in a row.

We all know that cardio exercise is good for us, but do you understand why? What are the benefits of cardio and how often should you do it? Cardio exercise. Love it or hate it we all know that we should be doing it. But whether you are a keen runner or a chilled-out rower, … Read more

Time to Read Up on Resistant Starch

a bowl of vegan cocnut rice pudding with berries - high in resistant starch

Not all starch is created equal… When people first jump on board the paleo or low carb/ high fat bandwagon, they can be very quick to shout from the rooftops “All carbs are evil. Down with carbs, down with starch! blah blah blah, bacon, mmm….” etc etc Or at least something along those lines 😉 … Read more

Nutritional Management for Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes

Individuals of all ages with diabetes should not be limited in their activities, and should be encouraged to participate in sports and physical activities. A person with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes can become an elite athlete or train and compete at a high level of exercise intensity and endurance. Exercise usually lowers … Read more