Reading Nutrition Labels

Reading Nutrition Labels

Knowing how to read nutrition labels on packaged foods is an invaluable skill to have. Food companies are becoming savvier to marketing techniques that will inevitably lead to you, the customer, leaving the store with a product believed to be in line with your health...
Fat Loss – Why it’s Important to Play the Long Game

Fat Loss – Why it’s Important to Play the Long Game

Losing fat and maintaining fat loss is difficult. There’s no question about it. Research has found that nearly all dieters will re-gain fat and many will often exceed their initial weight. In fact, a meta-analysis of 29 long-term weight loss studies found that half of...
The Role of Protein

The Role of Protein

When you hear the word protein, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Cue images of beefed up body builders and huge plates of meat. Yes, protein plays an important role in muscle building, maintenance and minimising muscle loss as we age, but that is just one of...
Nutrition Strategies when Returning to Training

Nutrition Strategies when Returning to Training

With restrictions starting to ease you may be excited to get back into your training scheme but doing so without considering your nutrition may hinder your performance and/or recovery. Ensuring that you adequately fuel your body for recovery as well as performance is...
How You Eat is as Important as What You Eat

How You Eat is as Important as What You Eat

Have you been focusing on trying to improve your diet? While the types of food you eat affect your nutrition, the way you eat your food is also important. Although it is often forgotten about, mealtime behaviours play an important role in our health and even weight...
Brain Food

Brain Food

Did you know that the foods we eat can support our brain health? Now unfortunately this does not mean the foods we eat can make us the next Albert Einstein (sorry) BUT research has shown that including specific foods in your diet may help to optimise our brain health,...