Hemp: super food or unsafe?

Hemp products as food and supplements have exploded onto the market recently. In April 2017, the sale of…

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Does caffeine improve performance for everyone?

We know that caffeine is ergogenic, meaning that it has been shown to improve performance, particularly for endurance…

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Protein for weight loss… how much do you need?

How much protein do you need to maintain performance and muscle mass during weight loss? It is often…

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Essential Amino Acids

Why do I need branched-chain amino acids?

Leucine, isoleucine and valine are the three branched-chain amino acids. These 3 BCAAs are also essential amino acids,…

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Sauerkraut variety preserving jars. Homemade red cabbage beetroot kraut, turmeric yellow kraut, marinated cauliflower, carrots and radish pickles Fermented food

The A-Z of fermented foods

Fermentation is the process in which microorganisms such as bacteria, yeast or fungi convert organic compounds – usually…

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Raw vegetables On Forks

Nutritional Balance: what do you need for weight loss?

Achieving healthy weight loss is more than ‘energy in vs energy out’ Having the right balance of nutrients…

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quinoa salad with cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad with tahini dressing

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 small head of cauliflower 1 tsp cumin, ground 1/2 tsp paprika 1 Tbs olive…

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Mexican Burrito Bowls

INGREDIENTS Mince 1 Brown onion 300g lean beef mince 2 garlic cloves ½ tsp chilli flakes 1 tbs…

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Bowl of breakfast oats with sliced peaches

GI vs GL and weight loss

What is Glycaemic Index? Glycaemic Index (GI) measures the carbohydrate quality, meaning how much a carbohydrate food will…

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Rapid Weight Loss vs. Slow Continuous Weight Loss

Weight loss protocols can only be considered successful if they deliver consistent results over the long term-a goal…

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Improving metabolism with diet

Many people blame a ‘slow metabolism’ for their inability to lose weight, or on the other hand those…

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The truth about alcohol

Alcohol is one of those things that everyone loves – and everyone knows that it’s not great for…

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