Nutrition

Mealing timing and fatigue

Our bodies perform best when given a regular supply of food throughout the day rather than one large meal. This……

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Meal type and fatigue

It is often promoted that foods high in carbohydrate make you drowsy because they increase the uptake of the amino……

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Hydration

Your body needs adequate fluid and electrolytes in order to have any chance of feeling energised. If these needs are……

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Alcohol & Sleep

Alcohol is a depressant that slows the nervous system down. It impacts on the quality of the naturally occurring sleep……

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Caffeine & sleep

Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system and can artificially stimulate your senses, which makes you more alert. Peak alertness levels……

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Iron levels & fatigue

Iron is a mineral. It is necessary to make haemoglobin (an oxygen carrying molecule) in the blood. If iron is……

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10 nutrition tips to beat fatigue

Eat breakfast based on breads, cereals low fat dairy and fruit. Pack a lunchbox with snack including at least 2……

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Energy requirements & fatigue

Eating too much food will provide more energy than we need for metabolic and activity needs, leaving the extra energy……

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Food quality & fatigue

You are what you repeatedly eat! The food that you eat provides the fuel for your body to do everything……

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Food quality and quantity

The quality and quantity of food you choose can make a huge difference to body weight. The difference between the……

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