Diabetes is a growing problem in the population: according to Diabetes UK there are 3% (1.8 million) diagnosed cases (approximately 250 thousand with type 1 and over 1.5 million with type 2) and another estimated 750 thousand to 1 million undiagnosed cases of type 2 diabetes. No statistics are available for the athletic population.
What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a syndrome or [...]
In Parts 1 & 2 I looked at Andy Murray’s new eating plan and gave him some ideas for breakfast, the meal he was having most difficulty with.
The main point I was trying to make is that variety is of utmost importance in a tennis player’s diet. To eat as many different foods as possible each day means you have [...]
Yesterday’s blog was Part 1 of An Open Letter To Andy Murray. Click HERE if you’ve missed it. Below is Part 2.
The most difficult thing to get across to adults (junior players LOVE this concept) is that breakfast should not be any different to any other meal. That is to say, breakfast is not about cereal, oats or a fry [...]
Dear Mr Murray,
I understand that the change in Mr Djokovic’s diet has enticed you to make a few dietary changes of your own. I quote:
“I’m having a lot more fish and vegetables and trying to have a more balanced diet rather than just the typical pasta before matches and steaks and chicken.”
“Breakfast is quite difficult because normally I could [...]
In Part 1 we looked at gluten sensitivity, symptoms and its affect on health. We also discovered a link between gluten and problems in the brain. To read Part 1 click HERE.
A paper published in Annals of Neurology in 2008 describes a ‘new to science’ brain aggravating enzyme, which is triggered by reactivity to gluten, but acts independently of other [...]