Tag: Athlete

Food Intolerance and Sport: Hydration and Nutrition For A Food Intolerant Athlete

Before my food intolerances were diagnosed, I was your typical athlete, guzzling litres of coloured, flavoured pre, post and during sport energy and electrolyte drinks and scoffing packet upon packet of energy gels and bars. I thought my performance really depended on them. There is a lot of hype (and indeed a booming industry) for…

Introduction to Food Intolerances and training as a Food Intolerant Athlete

This article formed the basis for an interview for Women’s Health and Fitness in 2012… “You can’ t eat FRUIT?!” Add an uncomfortable pause and a look of incredulousness, wherein I rapidly feel as if I am in the middle of an AA meeting; “Hi. My Name’s Naomi, and I’m… a Food Intolerant Athlete.” Once this is confessed…