Diets & Intolerances

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise

Type 1 diabetes   For athletes living with type 1 diabetes, the cells of the pancreas that make insulin are destroyed…

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The Low FODMAPs Diet

Low FODMAPs Diet

Athletes of all levels can be troubled by uncomfortable symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, wind and altered bowel movements,…

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Eating Disorders

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What are eating disorders?

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) are clinically diagnosed psychological illnesses affecting health and performance. Restricted food intakes, episodes of binge eating, as well as distress or excessive concern about body shape or weight, poor self-worth and feelings of guilt or control are commonly associated with eating disorders.

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Iron Depletion

Iron Depletion in Athletes

Elite and recreational athletes, particularly female, adolescent or vegetarian athletes, involved in regular intensive training programs can be at risk of developing iron deficiency.

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Low Carbohydrate Diets

Low Carbohydrate Diets have limited

Weight loss is typically achieved by strategies that consistently result in a lower energy intake relative to the energy used. New or fad low carb diets—like Atkins or Paleo—can seem attractive, but evidence of their effectiveness over the long term is limited.

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Food Allergy and Intolerance in Sport

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Diabetes and Exercise

blood glucose monitoring

Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes) is a chronic medical condition where there too much glucose in the blood due to the absence…

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Coeliac Disease & Athletes

managing coeliac disease

In some individuals with medically diagnosed coeliac disease, certain foods and fluids can cause adverse reactions ranging from mild to debilitating which can significantly influence performance for the athlete but this can be avoided.

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