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    What’s All The Fuss About Brown Rice?

    It’s 2016. The Chicago Cubs have finally won a World Series. An Australian hero punched a kangaroo in the face to save his dog. Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States. And every single nutritious recipe that appears on our Facebook or Instagram feeds suddenly contains brown rice. How did this all happen […] More

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    The curious case of carbs and insulin sensitivity

    It has become quite the health fad to omit certain macro-nutrients from our diets, first we had the ‘no-fat’ phase (thank god that’s on the way out) and now we have the ‘no-carb’ phase, which is certainly better than the ‘no-fat’ recommendations, but this ‘all-or-nothing’ approach of completely removing an entire type of macronutrient is […] More

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    Pros and Cons of a Ketogenic Diet

    Before I go into the pros and cons – you may want to know the background behind the ketogenic diet — it was first designed as a therapeutic diet to treat epilepsy. Based on the fact that fasting relieved epileptic symptoms by forcing the body to produce ATP (the energy source for the body) from […] More

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    Body Type Eating; What’s Right For You?

    Many people think that “body type” just describes the way someone looks. In fact, your body type can also provide information about how you respond to food intake and about your hormonal and sympathetic nervous system (SNS) characteristics. Ectomorphs Ectomorphs are more likely to be thyroid dominant, resulting in an overactive sympathetic nervous system. This […] More

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    Canned Tuna; What to Know, What to Buy & What to Avoid

    Canned tuna can be such a quick easy protein option and we often get asked by clients if it is an okay source for them to choose from. So we figured other people would have similar questions. Whilst tuna is a great convenience for a high protein option, you can’t just grab the first can […] More

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    Muscle Building Diet Made Easy

    There is all sorts of information on the internet about how to put on muscle, from mass gainers to gym routines, it can seem a bit daunting. However, it’s really quite simple. There’s no trick and no supplement that is going to do it for you. If you want to gain any significant amount of […] More

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    How To Properly Implement Refeeds

    Refeeds. A strategy that is highly under-utilised or not properly executed. Having a refeed can seem counter intuitive to someone that is dead set on dropping body fat. If you’ve been in a calorie deficit for an extended period of time you may want to start strategically planning out refeed days if you haven’t already. […] More

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    How Do Carbs Impact Testosterone Production?

    It’s trendy right now to omit from certain macro nutrients. Some years ago it was the low-fat craze, and not a big surprise, people were more unhealthy because of it. The mass media always needs something to demonize, and currently carbohydrates are considered to be the “root of all evil”. People often claim that low-carb […] More

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    Clearing up the Salt confusion

    Salt is necessary for life and an adequate intake of salt is required to maintain good health and hydration. You may have heard in the media every now and then that salt is bad and to stay away from salt. This is a very broad statement and certainly doesn’t apply to everyone, depending on your […] More

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    The magic of magnesium

    Magnesium plays such a crucial role in our health, it is involved in over 300 enzyme reactions in the body yet it’s the largest single deficient nutrient in Australia with 80-90% of the population deficient in this mineral. Magnesium is especially important for regular weight trainers, it is used to sustain muscle contractions and deliver […] More

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    Eat Fat to Lose Fat!

    The much-maligned macronutrient fat is often avoided by many because we are told that eating fat will make us fat and increase our chances of developing chronic diseases. Unfortunately that is far from the truth and these people who avoid fat in their diet find themselves struggling to lose weight and put on muscle, get […] More

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    Carbohydrates – Which carbs make fat and which carbs make muscle

    There are two types of carbohydrates, active and inactive. When people refer to carbohydrates they are usually referring to the active carbs. Active carbs are absorbed by the body and effect the body’s blood sugar level. This type of carbohydrate provides the body with energy which is great if you are trying to build muscle […] More

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