Nutrition

Latest news and articles about nutrition, including recipes, recommendations and advice from Stylist's Strong Women fitness team.

Overhed shot of different food groups

Macros 101: everything you need to know about proteins, carbs and fats

Posted by
Chloe Gray
  • Two women smiling while doing exercise
    Nutrition

    Science proves fruit, vegetables and exercise really do make you feel better

  • A woman cracking an egg into a pan
    Nutrition

    Does everyone really need to eat more protein?

  • Two glasses against purple background, with a spoonfull of collagen resting on the rim of one glass..
    Nutrition

    Could collagen be the key to a stronger body?

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A woman drinking a protein shake in the morning in her kitchen in activewear
Nutrition

An expert reveals the best time of day to eat protein (and it’s not when you’d expect)

Step away from the post-workout protein shake.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to eat before, during and after a run
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When and what to eat before, during and after a run

You probably need to eat more than you think you do.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to eat for more energy on your period
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How to eat for more energy during your period

Training doesn’t have to grind to a halt one week a month.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Dates on a chopping board covered in chocolate and a peanut
Nutrition

These chocolate-covered, peanut butter-stuffed date bombs are the perfect afternoon snack

Laden with fibre and nutrients to get you through the day.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Is the amount of energy or nutritional value more important when it comes to food?

“Numbers are not nutrients.”

woman eating peanut butter
Nutrition

“How I’m navigating eating more during RED-S recovery”

Getting my period back means more calories, less exercise and minimal stress.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Tryptophan-High Foods Will Help You Sleep And Fight Inflammation
Nutrition

Recovery is the key to strength – improve your sleep with tryptophan-rich foods

Tryptophan is a nutrient we often ignore but it has a ton of health benefits.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Are plant miks more nutritious than dairy?
Nutrition

Are plant-based milks like oat and almond more nutritious than dairy?

Just how unhealthy is it to drink dairy?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Bowl of yoghurt berries and granola
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Calcium is your hero nutrient if you’re navigating exercise with amenorrhea

How to support your body while you’re training if you’ve been missing periods

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Is eating salt dangerous?
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Is eating salt every day really that bad for you?

We need salt to survive – here's everything you need to know about the mineral.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Salt: is sodium bad for you, and how much should you have?
Nutrition

Do you need to eat more salt if you’re exercising?

The link between sodium, workouts and your heart.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Is there really “too much” sugar in fruit?

Whole fruits, fruit juice and smoothies aren't equal.

Two mugs of coffee with hands on the handle
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How much coffee should you really be drinking a day?

Asking for a friend...

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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are you tired or vitamin b12 deficient
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Are you vitamin B12 deficient or simply tired?

Low vitamin B12 levels can make working out harder to do.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Is your poor gut health making you less strong?
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Is your poor gut health stopping you from getting stronger?

How to boost your gut health and physical performance.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe with a plate of veggie curry
Nutrition

“I swapped 5-a-day for 30-a-week – and it was easier than it sounds”

Plant diversity is key for a healthy gut.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to buy vitamins
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Which vitamins to take and buy to support your health all year long

Not all brands are made equal.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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healthy eating
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How to eat healthily, whatever your budget

Eating well doesn't have to cost the earth. Brought to you by Strong Women Training Club.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Miranda Larbi
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The ultimate avocado on toast recipe for recovering post-workout

Take your post-run brunch game up a notch.

Benefits of cooking with herbs
Nutrition

Why flavour isn't the only reason that you should include more herbs in your diet

Basil, coriander and mint may be small but they're nutritionally mighty.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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