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Can I Reach Nutritional Ketosis Through Diet Alone?

nutritional ketosis through diet

Can I Reach Nutritional Ketosis Through Diet Alone? In short, yes, I absolutely think so! And I’m living proof of it. But I know you like to know the reasons behind my reasons… Minimal carbs Give your body the choice and it will first go for glucose and sugar to fuel itself, then fatty acids […]

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Have You Tried The New Superfoods On The Block?

new superfoods on the block

Have You Tried The New Superfoods On The Block? Chances are you’ve heard of moringa, hemp, algae, reishi mushrooms, turmeric, or maca root recently; it seems you can’t turn around or check Facebook without seeing someone mention one of these as the latest magical health and food supplement. But what do they all have in […]

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Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Commercial olive oil, the kind you find lining your local supermarket shelves, is probably not what you think it is. It’s not as pure as it should be and is probably mixed with other cheaper oils, like sunflower seed oil, as well as colorants and preservatives. The olive oil industry, like so many other foods, […]

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Are We Really What We Eat?

are we really what we eat?

Are we really what we eat? There is a lot of focus on eating well and working out to lose weight, remain slim, be healthier etc. But there’s a whole lot more to the picture than being able to fit into your skinny jeans, or run a half marathon. While those are amazing achievements, especially […]

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Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health)

Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health)

Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day Eat every few hours to keep your metabolism going Have a healthy snack between meals to lose weight I bet you’ve all heard these before, right? But is there any truth or helpful advice in there? NO! You can exercise […]

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Focusing Only On Upper Or Lower Abs? You’re Doing It All Wrong!

focusing only on upper or lower abs?

Have you been focusing only on upper or lower abs? You’re doing it all wrong! It’s pretty controversial in the fitness world; especially amongst some celebrity trainers who promise the holy grail of ‘toned lower abs’ to get that six-pack look. But I’m sorry to say that I need to bust a few myths that […]

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What You Don’t Want To Know (But Definitely Should) About Diabetes

What You Don’t Want To Know (But Definitely Should) About Diabetes

The science bit  I feel it’s really important to understand what goes on in our own bodies, especially when it comes to what we eat and how that affects us. So here is a rundown of what diabetes is, so you don’t have any excuse now! The cells in our bodies need fuel for energy. […]

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8 Practical Ways To Eat Healthier Fats

8 Practical Ways To Eat Healthier Fats

More and more people are coming around to my way of thinking with the whole healthy fat is good for you mantra (yay!) But I get asked a lot about how to incorporate more of the good stuff into your day. At first it sounds great to be able to eat bacon, steaks and eggs […]

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Are All Carbohydrates Created Equal? Well… NO!

are all carbohydrates created equal

Are All Carbohydrates Created Equal? As you all know, I follow a Higher Fat Low Carbohydrate diet… I eat meat and fish as my major sources of protein (along with nuts, seeds, eggs etc.) But low carbohydrates doesn’t mean no carbohydrates. I don’t want you to go completely carb free… that wouldn’t be good for […]

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I Eat Low Fat Foods. Why Am I Still Overweight and Unhealthy?

I Eat Low Fat Foods. Why Am I Still Overweight and Unhealthy?

Because we’re scared of fat! That’s right – we’re scared of fat! Imagine reading a menu that said ‘high fat meals served all day long’ – if you’re trying to be healthy you might mistakenly avoid the place. But, how about your reaction to the menus that have ‘low fat’, ‘skinny’, ‘low calorie’ options? You’re […]

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