Interview: BBC Radio 2

Interview: BBC Radio 2

I got asked onto theBBC R2 drive time show to speak to Simon Mayo (and about four million others) about the differences betweens sports drinks, gels and energy drinks. It turns out that making that distinction isn’t so simple when you’re not allowed to say ‘Lucozade’ or ‘Red Bull’. I’m about 17 minutes in, after […]

Filming Project

Filming Project

Being a nutritionist often entails working in different ways to get the nutrition message out. This week I have been filming with a company, using recipes put together by myself and Chef Pete Cookson (well, mostly by Pete), and filing them over three days. Pete hard at work between takes The format was similar to […]

Nutritionist Qualifications, what to look for.

Nutritionist Qualifications, what to look for.

Unfortunately nutrition is a complex subject, spanning from chemistry and biochemistry to psychology and economics, however the industry is very poorly regulated and anyone can call themselves a nutritionist. In fact along with that you can go online and basically buy degrees and organisational memberships. Copy of a membership certificate bought for a pet hamster […]

Runner’s World Magazine: The New Science of Bone Health.

Runner’s World Magazine: The New Science of Bone Health.

Bone health?! OK, so not a hugely sexy subject but problems with bone stress injury are incredibly common, not just for serious runners but  those taking up jogging or aiming for their first half or full marathon. What’s more whilst most will disrupt training, some forms of bone injury can leave you with permanent problems. […]