FASTING

IS THE WAIT WORTH THE WEIGHT? Fasting is a current buzz word in the diet world.  But what is it all about, is it safe, and how is it implemented? We at Alex Royal Dietetics decided to hone in on this new diet craze, look at the ins and outs, the benefits and how we can implement […]

Summer Health Program – get the boost you need!

Take charge of December and better yet, get a jump start on your New Year’s resolutions! Our Health Program has been so successful, we just want to shout it at the top of our voices! The program is 4 weeks long and focuses on getting you off sugar, alcohol, caffeine, dairy and gluten to give […]

Fasting Mimicking Diet… to fast or not to fast?

Fasting has been on everyone’s ‘to try’ list, probably just below Banting. But how healthy is fasting really? Before hitting you with the good stuff, it is important to be aware that there are many different ways in which one can fast. The various fasting types: Time Restricted Feeding (TRF): TRF is when food is ingested […]

“Pregnancy Bites” – Nutrition tips for expectant moms

Being pregnant has been the most humbling, grounding, incredible experience. Yes, it bites (hard) sometimes, but it is equally as amazing. Pregnancy nutrition is such an important topic that we don’t emphasise enough. To start, I found pregnancy a tough road, laced with morning sickness, fatigue, discomfort and, surprisingly, anxiety (paralysing anxiety) of the upcoming […]

The answer is in our Methylation

We were recently fortunate enough to attend a conference given by international speaker Dr Kara Fitzgerald on the trending topic of Methylation. To many of our clients who have had their genes tested with us, this term should ring a bell. If not, read on, you won’t want to miss this. Methylation First things first, […]

Breast Cancer, our Genes and Diet

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and there is no doubt that you have seen a parade of lovely women wearing a little pink ribbon at some point throughout the past 4 weeks. According to the latest research, breast cancer has the highest incidence in South African women. Knowing it can affect you, your mom, […]