FoodCell – Aerodynamic Cycling Nutrition Carrier

When people talk about aerodynamics with products, there is often a caveat “To go X amount faster, you need to deal with Y as an inconvenience”. FoodCell has just launched on Kickstarter as an aerodynamic cycling nutrition box, with an equal focus on utility and aerodynamics.  Continue Reading →

Fracture healing – foods that speed repair – Part 1

After fracturing my elbow, the olecranon, whilst waiting to be screwed back together, I read everything I could find to help fracture healing. One of the easiest things to do is ensure you are eating the right foods to help your body.

I’ve already discussed that repairing a bone is an energy intensive process for the body, however what you actually eat can have a massive effect on how the fracture heals Continue Reading →

Return home – The Hospital Discharge

The operation has gone well and its time to go home. I’m going to be off work for the next 4-8 weeks depending on how I progress. The important things now are going to be doing the rehabilitation, and getting proper nutrition inside me. So I’ve been back home for a few days now, what tricks have I found?

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Nutrition for Fractures

So I have read a few Opinion Pieces on the Internet about food and fracture healing, one particular comment being that a tibial fracture can require “up to 6000 calories a day increase in energy intake”. That’s a shockingly large jump in energy intake requirements! Here I’m going to look at some of the science behind that number, and the nutritional changes you can make in the first few weeks of after an accident to speed healing of a fracture  Continue Reading →