Sports | Holistic | Families
Taeben is a Holistic Nutritionist who is passionate about health and helping people. Focusing on sport, performance and family nutrition, Taeben embraces the big and the small – from the hour to hour energy needs of athletes in training, to the weekly shopping list for the family.
I don’t usually like to dwell too heavily on any one nutrient as it can make eating healthy seem much harder than it is, however, magnesium is a nutrient that is of vital importance to the human body, and most people are simply not getting enough.
To build muscle we need to be in an ‘energy surplus.’ One of the best places to start is to look at the meals that you are already eating. In this post, I provide some of the most energy dense foods per food group as well as some tips for attaining and maintaining an energy surplus.
Smoothie bowls are a trendy, colourful, cool and refreshing way of packing a whole lot of nutrients into one meal.
In my opinion, the craft of the nutritionist is to change only those things that need to be changed about the way you like to eat, and absolutely nothing more. Meal plans are just one tool that I use in this journey.
There are two types of iron in our diet: haem iron and non-haem iron. In short, haem iron is well absorbed, while non-haem iron is not so well absorbed. Learn how to maximise the absorption of non-haem iron.
Listening is the most important aspect of any healthcare consultation. However, patient answers, while immensely important, have one important limitation: signs and symptoms of chronic diseases are often the last thing that manifest themselves. The problem is, you can't directly see or feel these changes. And this is where pathology tests come in.
If you have cut meat out of your diet, then legumes are going to be very important for ensuring you consume enough iron each day. In this post I provide the top 10 iron-rich legumes.
Vegetables can be a surprisingly effective source of iron. In this post, I provide the top 20 iron-rich vegetables you are likely to find in your supermarket.
Nuts and seeds are such an easy addition to your diet. In this post I have provided the top 10 iron-rich nuts and seeds that you can mix together for an iron-rich snack!