The Hidden Meaning of SixAteTea?

Have you ever wondering what SixAteTea actually means? Such a witty little phrase, three words combined, multiple meanings yet contradictory in itself. Like all things i cherish in my life there is a deep meaning or story behind it. So when thinking up a name for my blog, creative thinking kicked in. It only took me a long morning walk…

Welcome from SixAteTea!

Nutrition lovers, health geeks, sports fans, wellness warriors and all natural nourishers, welcome to SixAteTea! My name is Ash Thomas and am so exited to publish my blog to the world. SixAteTea is all about spreading the word about the power of nutrition, healthy living and love. Follow me on my journey as I blog about current nutrition trends, links…

The unspoken secret to S P O R T I N G Performance

Have you ever seen a metabolic roadmap of the human body plastered on a huge piece of paper? Haha i highly doubt it as only crazy biochemistry geeks like me have it hanging like a Da Vinci poster on their bedroom walls. But when you google it after you’ve read this blog, you will see your bodies metabolic abilities splayed…



Do you always end up feeling guilty, having sugar crashes and food babies over this Easter long weekend? I have the perfect chocolate snacks for you! 3 ingredients, no sugar or fat!

Easter is TWO days away and this year i am sharing my 24th birthday with the Easter bunny and all of you this sunday! So lets cook up a storm, feel the love and nourish our bodies with beautiful nutrients!


250g 100% raw Cacao chocolate

1 tablespoon of liquid Stevia

Mixed nuts/ goji berries/ sunflower seeds/ pumpkin seeds/ coconut flakes. Your Choice!!



Melt the 100% raw chocolate on the stove until it makes a smooth texture. Make sure its on a low heat so you don’t burn the chocolate. Add in the stevia and your choice of topping. Spread it out on a tray lined with non-stick paper and place in the ridge to set for approximately 1 hour. Take out and cut into delicious healthy chocolate bites.


Don’t forget today is the last chance you have to win a box of FREE ORGANIC COFFEE!!! Just follow @sixatetea on Instagram or Facebook to go in the draw!


Did you ever wonder why drinking sea water would makes us more thirsty and ultimately make you more dehydrated? Sure we all know its because its salty but how does salt relate to water concentration in the body? This theory always rattled me too, until I was finally presented with the scientifically reasoning for it when I studied for a…

Marijke Walshe Athlete Profile

Marijke Walshe Age: 29 Sport: Triathlon What is your greatest achievement?  Finishing my first Ironman. You are known for your passion in nutrition and health. How did you first become interested in this field?  I’ve always had an interest in nutrition and health, but it really became a passion after one of my good friends told me to read vegan…

Valentine Beetroot Brownies

Bring some Love to the table, picnic, dinner or moonlight walk this Valentine’s days with my Valentine Beetroot brownies. Beetroots have been proven to improve stamina, assist blood flow,  help lower blood pressure and are packed full or vitamin C and iron. Hmm stamina and blood flow, does that ring a bell on common valentines day activities? And don’t worry…

Annalie Houston SixAteTea Profile

Name: Annalie Age: over 30☺ Sport: Anything ocean/ water related. And bike related. Not both together though☺ What is your greatest achievement?  Completing an Ironman♥ You are known for your passion in nutrition and health. How did you first become interested in this field?  I loved sport and good food- and I heard there was a profession that involved talking about…

Christmas choc, avocado, raspberry cake

Still need a nice little recipe for the festive season? I tossed this one together for Christmas day and it found its way into the hearts of my tastebuds (Lets be honest though i made it so i could enjoy a raw treat to celebrate the festivities). So if you need a dessert that punches guilt in the face, establishes yourself as…

You can think up the perfect diet.

What you perceive to be true or what you believe to be factual can play a powerful role in your own health and wellbeing. Of course you cant defy some biochemical reactions from occurring, such as the response of insulin to high blood glucose levels, but ignorance can often be bliss. If you are well educated on nutrition, the human…

How Bloody Beaut is Sleep!

I never use to really understand the importance of sleep. I was one of those crazy go getters trying to seize every minute of every day claiming that, “ Ill sleep when I’m dead”. Then when I became a crazy science nerd I realised that when we sleep our body goes into this miraculous repair and rejuvenate mode thats essential…

Are you prone to Stress Fractures?

I had a stress fracture to the navicular bone in the foot when I was 15. I was in a boot for 8 weeks and then in rehab for 6 weeks. All athletes know that when you have an injury time slows down and weeks seem like months. I was told when they discovered this fracture that I had done…

The Furious Gazelle

Literary as hell.


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