Dieting and Nutrition

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

Basmati rice, the “queen of perfumed rice” is super tasty, nutritious and a staple of athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Having Basmati rice regularly has many health benefits including reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. White rice and particularly white basmati rice provides athletes and fitness enthusiasts energy for intense workout sessions and the ability …

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Red Bean Lentil Soup – Tasty and Nutritious

Novak Djokovic – Diet and Workout

Healthier Desserts

Berries and Cream It’s a classic combo. Berries are sweet, juicy, and low in calories. They also have many heart-healthy nutrients, like antioxidants and fiber. Dress a cup of them up with a dollop of whipped cream or low-fat sour cream — it adds 20 to 50 calories, but little to no sugar. Frozen Fruit Bars …

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Better Skin After 50

Your wisdom and confidence may grow as you get older, but the same isn’t true for many of your hormone levels. Read on… During menopause, lower levels of estrogen have a big impact on your skin. Less estrogen makes you prone to thinning, sagging, and wrinkling. Fortunately, you can relieve some of the skin-related effects …

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How to Fuel for an Indoor Rowing Race

Rowing & Regatta nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle shares her tips on how to fuel in the lead up to and on race day, just in time for the British Rowing Indoor Championships. It is the perfect time to start thinking about how to fuel your race day. Your meal the night before A pasta or rice based …

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Know your Leafy Greens

1/16 What’s So Great About Greens? They’re super foods at their finest, rich in all kinds of vitamins and minerals. High in fiber and low in calories, greens can help manage your weight while special plant compounds may lower your risk of some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis (a disease that causes brittle bones). And yes, …

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Make your own Pumpkin and Lentil Soup – Great Recovery Meal

This delicious pumpkin and lentil soup recipe is perfect anytime of the year and is also a great recovery meal. Why not rustle up former GB Rowing Team chef Omar Meziane’s delicious pumpkin and lentil soup recipe? Not only is it the perfect recipe to keep you warm over the winter months, but pumpkin has …

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Health Benefits of Pumpkin

1/12 Beta Carotene Boost  Just like their orange cousins, the carrot and the sweet potato, pumpkins are rich in beta carotene. Your body changes this antioxidant to vitamin A. You need vitamin A to see, ward off germs, and for your reproductive system to work the way it should. It also helps your heart, lungs, …

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Bad Heart Habits

1/9 1. You Bank on Your Workout Do you exercise? That’s great. But if you sit down for most of the rest of your day, that’s a problem. You need to be active all day long. Little bursts count. If you have a desk job, take a short walk every hour to boost your circulation, …

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