Sarah Burkhart

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Sarah Burkhart is a NZ Registered Nutritionist with extensive qualifications and experience. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Physiology, a Master of Science in Nutrition and is currently completing her PhD in Sports Nutrition. She has worked with members of the general public and athletes from recreational to international level competition. She was also a member of the nutrition team based in the main dining hall at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. Sarah has also worked with sports teams, workplace groups and large organisations providing enlightening and motivating presentations and workshops. She also writes for a number of websites and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) Food Today magazine.

The Importance of Healthy Snacking

Sarah Burkhart
There is much debate over snacking – should you snack? Does it increase your metabolic rate? Does it cause you to overeat? What should you snack on? These are all...

Why Most Diets Won’t Work For You

Sarah Burkhart
If you have been trapped in the cycle of trying every different diet available it’s probably not surprising news that most diets won’t work for you. Although diets seem to...

Sugar versus Artificial Sweetener

Sarah Burkhart
There has been tremendous debate over the use of artificial sweeteners and health over the last few years while we as a society battle with overweight and obesity. Humans tend...

Curbing Sugar from our Kids Diets

Sarah Burkhart
Sugar is a carbohydrate and is found in many foods and drinks. The intense sweetness that sugar provides means that many more of us are adding it to our snacks...