What is the best diet?


There are so many weight loss diets out at the moment with each one promising so much. So how do you know which is the best? Well, it seems that there might actually be many different ways to eat well and searching for a one-size-fits-all answer may not be the best solution. Patterns of eating… Read More

Energy compensation after exercise

Danny Green exhausted after gym exercise.

We all know how good exercise is for us. What you might not know is that studies show that when people lose weight on an exercise program, the amount of weight loss is highly variable and it’s not necessarily due to the variable effects of exercise. Those who don’t lose as much weight actually compensate… Read More

Red wine

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Red wine is often associated with health benefits, particularly when consumed in moderation. So what is in red wine that could be so good for you? All alcohol, when consumed in moderation, appears to be associated with better health. However, moderate consumption means only 1-2 drinks each day, which is a lot lower than many… Read More

Coffee – What’s the skinny?

coffee with latte art

We all feel great after that early morning cuppa, but have you ever wondered how all that coffee impacts your long-term health? You might be surprised to know that new studies have shown coffee to have a positive effect on your health! People who consume more cups of coffee each day tend to have a… Read More

Whey protein

sport, fitness, healthy lifestyle and people concept - close up of man with jar and bottle preparing protein shake

There are heaps of protein supplements and meal replacement shakes on the market all promising amazing things from bigger muscles to better health, and everything in between. You might be wondering if the type of protein used in these products makes any difference. Well, most products use whey protein, which is the protein component of… Read More

Eating before sleep

Drunk man sleeping in his dinner plate

The importance of a good night’s sleep for health and fitness cannot be underestimated. Studies show that getting more and better quality sleep is associated with reduced illness, prevention of weight gain and greater longevity. Sleep is also the time when hormones, like growth hormone which helps muscle growth and regeneration, are at their highest…. Read More

Breakfast – Is it that important?

Organic Breakfast Quinoa with Nuts Milk and Berries

We’ve been told for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies show that people who skip breakfast are more likely to be overweight and generally have poorer health, however this doesn’t necessarily mean that eating breakfast causes weight loss and better health. A study conducted on two groups of people… Read More

Protein: How much is enough?

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Protein has so many functions in the body and is obviously one of the most important nutrients, but how do we know if we are getting enough? The official recommended dietary intake (RDI) for protein for adult men is 64g per day. But this probably won’t be enough to meet your requirements if you’re active…. Read More


Protein powder perfect supplement for bodybuilders ,fitness enthusiasts ,dieters and excercise aficionados

Gaining muscle is tough. You need to eat right, do the right exercise and sleep well. All pretty difficult to do in today’s busy world. Even those who manage to get everything right still hit plateaus. This is the time to consider a supplement. There are so many supplements around that it’s hard to know… Read More


Three kinds of ginger - ground spice fresh and candied on rustic table. Healthy eating, home remedy for nausea upset stomach colds.

Ginger is an aromatic root commonly used in Asian dishes. It has been used for centuries as a natural medicine but scientists have only recently discovered how it might be used as a cancer prevention agent. Compounds in ginger can reduce inflammation and prevent cancer cells from multiplying when tested in a laboratory. Limited research… Read More