Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is hydration really important? Read these shocking FACTS and make your own mind up!

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For me to emphasize the importance of water please consider the following facts: • Your speed on a bike decreases about 2% for each 1% of body weight lost through dehydration • By the time you feel thirsty, you can






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Why we all need to take Supplements….

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So if you eat your fruit and veg, expose yourself to adequate sunlight, get plenty of sleep, and stay well hydrated, your body shouldn’t really need a supplemental source of vitamins and minerals, right? Wrong! Here are 5 powerful reasons






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FAT – Good vs Bad

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 My goal wit heach of my articles  is to give you a basic and simple way of understanding nutrition – and it is not meant to be a university degree. I am not going into great detail and I am






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Are you getting enough fibre in your diet? Here are 5 reasons why FIBRE should be taken seriously!!

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When it comes to fiber, there are lots of benefits, but the simple fact is that most people are probably not getting enough of it, although they probably think they are. When I speak to clients about their diet, most






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Do you understand Protein??? Here are a few questions cleared up…

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What are proteins? Proteins are vital components of every organ and action within your body, without them we would simply not be able to function. All proteins are made up of different building blocks called amino acids, there are 20






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2 simple rules about carbohydrates!

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Everybody knows that nutrition is important. Whether your goal is fat-burning or human performance, if the proper fuel isn’t there, your goal won’t be achieved. The following piece of information is the one single most important aspect of the human






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8 top tips to speed up your metabolism

1. Don’t starve yourself If you are consuming less than 1000 calories per day your body will go into starvation mode. When this happens your body tries to conserve stores of fat and carbohydrate and in turn slows down your






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