Beyond nutrition, Dance Nutrition, Eating disorder / disordered eating, Non Diet Approach

If you’d like to eat healthfully then respecting your body is a great place to start

School resumes next week and I'm aware of the conversations that may arise: "you need to eat healthy now because ---"   I'm a dietitian and I see the benefits of eating healthfully. At the same time I also acknowledge that health isn't just about what nutrients and how much you put in. It encompasses… Continue reading If you’d like to eat healthfully then respecting your body is a great place to start

Beyond nutrition, dance health, Dance Nutrition, Holiday eating, Non Diet Approach

Dance Nutrition 101 – This holiday, enjoy a big dose of Vitamin C

Have you heard of Vitamin C? Not the one you get from lemons and oranges but the one you produce yourself? (No? then read here first)   Compassion is the vitamin that nourishes your mind and body.   If you are truly trying to achieve the best performance nutrition, opt out of the commercialised pre-/post-Christmas dieting and… Continue reading Dance Nutrition 101 – This holiday, enjoy a big dose of Vitamin C

Holiday eating, Non Diet Approach

What to do with chocolates this Easter long weekend

  Easter's just around the corner and, oh, I see egg- and bunny-shaped everything everywhere! That means it's time for easter eggs.   Like, chocolate easter eggs.   You're probably starting to collect a few already.   And maybe you're also starting to worry a little... "what do I do if I eat all these… Continue reading What to do with chocolates this Easter long weekend

Injury Recovery, Non Diet Approach

Curiosity feeds intuitive eating and artistry

Curiosity is a wonderful thing. It's what drives learning and development; to enrich and flourish life. A curious mind is an asset to all dancers, regardless of age, level, or style, because it helps grow your artistry... and also a healthy relationship with food.   The Curious Mind and Eating With so much rigid rules… Continue reading Curiosity feeds intuitive eating and artistry