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The importance of sleep for health

The importance of sleep for health

A good nights sleep is so important for health. In fact it is just as important as a healthy diet and exercise. Unfortunately we all sleep less than we used to. Sleep plays an integral role in your physical health. For example , sleep is involved in healing and repair of your heart and blood vessels. Ongoing sleep deficiency is […]

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Signs that you gut is off balance

Signs that you gut is off balance

Your body is finally tuned machine that will always give subtle signs if someting is off balance.  The gut microbiome or balance of micro organisms in the intestinal tract has been publicised in recent years with links to digestive health, mood disorders, weight gain and skin and autoimmune disorders. Thus the explosion of gut healty probiotics now readily available to […]

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Food Intolerance testing

Food Intolerance testing

Food intolerance begins when the digestive system is no longer able to process particular foods as they pass down the digestive tract. The end result is a build up intestinal toxins. These toxins then are carried throughout the body where they cause inflammation. The aim of food intolerance testing is to find the foods which cause this toxic state. Do you suffer from: […]

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Performance Nutritionist at Sligo Rugby Club

Performance Nutritionist at Sligo Rugby Club

Rugby season has begun and this year Proactive Nutrition has been working alongside Sligo rugby club as their performance nutritionist.This is the first year the team has taken this dual approach of fitness paired with nutrition and I have been delighted to be involved and work alongside the coaches. Initially I met with the coaches and we discussed the season […]

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Race day Nutrition – The Warriors Run

Race day Nutrition - The Warriors Run

The day is nearly here. All the training has been done and by now you should be resting up for the big race itself!! Preparation for the Warriors Run should begin well in advance of Saturday. In fact preparation actually begins in the days before. Nutrition, hydration & good sleep the night before are key factors to ensuring you will […]

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Hydrating for the Warriors Run

Hydrating for the Warriors Run

Hydrating for your run is a key factor to ensure you will have a good performance. Poor hydration status may indeed be the difference to a good or bad run on the day of  the Warrior’s Run. When we exercise we sweat, so we lose water, electrolytes and carbohydrates, which is the main energy that our body uses. So it […]

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Warrior’s Run Nutrition

Warrior's Run Nutrition

Its only three weeks until the warriors run. It is hard to believe race day is nearly apon us. For those of you training the next two weeks will see your mileage increasing with a final tapering down for the last week. Your approach to nutrition during these final few weeks will be so important in terms of performance on […]

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A New Home for Proactive Nutrition

A New Home for Proactive Nutrition

Welcome to Proactive Nutrition. My name is Deborah Sherlock and I founded Proactive Nutrition earlier this year. Proactive Nutrition is a nutrition consultation business based in Sligo providing expert advise in Health and well being.  I had a huge interest in health and nutrition from an early age. I completed an Honours Degree in Microbiology from NUI Galway with the […]

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Gluten Free and Vegan Feel Good Flapjacks

Gluten Free and Vegan Feel Good Flapjacks

Flapjacks can sometimes be sugar laden but these homemade healthy flapjacks are a great alternative to shop bought ones and they are super easy and quick to make not to mention gluten free, vegan and feel good food!! These flapjacks are perfect to ward off that afternoon slump or a good energy boost before an exercise session. Ingredients 100g organic […]

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Partnering with The Warriors Run

Partnering with The Warriors Run

The Warriors Run is known nationally as one of Ireland’s toughest competitive races. It sees 800 adults race from the Canon in Strandhill, County Sligo, up Knocknarea mountain, around Queen Maeve’s grave and back to the beach again where the crowd excitedly await at the finish line. To some, this may sound like a piece of cake but this is no […]

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