Yearly Archives: 2011

FAT – Good vs Bad

Fats

 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!!

Fibres

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…

Protein

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!

Carbohydrates

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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Can Yoga Help Your Stress?

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The human body is a wonderful thing. It can take an unusual amount of punishment and stress, and still heal itself. But it needs your help to accomplish this cure. In order to rejuvenate your body’s natural defense system, you






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20 Super Foods for Building Muscle

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To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats. Eating






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Top 5 Cardio Exercises

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Cardiovascular fitness is important. Heart disease doesn’t just affect the heart but the vessels of the body as well. Peripheral vascular disease can lead painful joints and fluid retention in the tissues – even amputations. The best way to keep






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