breakfast important for sport

Breakfast of Champions

By now most popular winter team sports such as soccer, netball & rugby are in full swing! Typically game day is either on a Saturday or Sunday and depending upon age group, games are played early or mid-morning. From a sports nutrition perspective, this makes breakfast a very important opportunity to fuel the body with…

Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week!!  Condolences to you gluten challenged peeps!  Since gluten (along with sugar) seems to be a trendy thing to quit right now (without a medical reason) I thought it was worth having a look a bit more deeply at gluten and Coeliac Disease. Coeliac disease is not the same as wheat allergy. …

Juvenile Arthritis and Physiotherapy

Arthritis Part 3 – Arthritis In Kids

We gave you arthritis Part 1 and Part 2  – but there is more to this story.  Arthritis can also afflict children and young people. Juvenile arthritis (JA) unlike Osteo-arthritis (OA) is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can develop in children under the age of 16. Although…