Jacqueline Birtwisle

Grilled Mackerel with Pesto, Edamame Beans and Spinach

Packed with nutrients, this mackerel recipe is a great way to top up your vitamin D supplies this winter Easy to cook, this recipe from former GB Rowing Team chef Omar Meziane is high in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. It also contains fat-soluble vitamin D, important for bone health. Rowing & Regatta nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle …

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Kiwi Fruit and Pineapple Smoothie

Brighten your day by sampling this tasty smoothie with a tropical twist With kiwi fruit and pineapple, this smoothie from Rowing & Regatta nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle is bursting with fibre, beta-carotene and vitamin C. The yoghurt makes it a good source of calcium and B vitamins, so a great choice when thinking about healthy bones. …

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Should your Diet change as you get Older?

Jacqueline Birtwisle advises on nutrition for older rowers Marcus Bevan rows with Maidenhead Rowing Club’s veterans. He has turned 60 and would like to know if there are any age-related changes to consider with his diet? Marcus’s typical weekday 07.30 Bran flakes/muesli with milk. Mug of tea10.00 Mug of tea with semi-skimmed milk12.00 Large bowl …

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