5 Best Energy Boosting Foods (Part 2)

Energy Boosting Foods - a bowl of cut kale next to lemons

In Part 1 of our investigation of energy boosting foods, I made the point that we expect an awful lot from our diets without always considering what we are eating. We are the ‘quick fix’ generation who want quality nutrition and to feel like a million dollars, but will open a bottle of energy drink … Read more

5 Best Energy Boosting Foods (Part 1)

Energy boosting foods - quinoa breakfast porridge with blueberries, banana and nuts

Let’s be honest. Most of us really are our own worst enemies. When we think of energy boosting foods, many of us picture a chocolate bar and can of fizzing drink. We’re rushed off our feet. Busy, busy busy. We neglect our health and pretend we can sail through life on a handful of hours … Read more

Iron Requirements – What Female Athletes Need to Know

Medium rare Ribeye steak with herbs and a piece of butter on the wooden tray. Red meat is an excellent source of iron.

Why is iron important Iron is an essential mineral used in haemoglobin. Haemoglobin carries the oxygen we breathe around the body delivering it to our muscles and organs including our brain. Iron helps in producing energy from food and is needed to support the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems in our bodies. Iron helps our … Read more

Bliss Balls – The Bite-Sized Protein Treat

Bliss balls in the form of vegan protein energy balls in a white bowl, with ingredients scattered around.

Bliss balls, protein balls, energy balls, protein energy balls – whatever you call them, they are the guilt-free snack everyone loves! Whether you are fitness fan looking to up your protein intake, a sugar freak searching for a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth or a parent wanting a less processed snack box treat … Read more