Facts about Fats

Facts about Fats

FATS – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TRUTH We all know that too much of certain fats (saturated in particular) are bad for you and can raise your cholesterol, increasing the likelihood of heart disease and other illnesses. But what are they and are they that bad for us??...
Facts about the Keto Diet

Facts about the Keto Diet

If you find yourself in a conversation about dieting or weight loss, chances are you’ll hear of the ketogenic, or keto, diet. That’s because the keto diet has become one of the most popular methods worldwide to shed excess weight and improve health. Research has...
Facts about Protein

Facts about Protein

Protein provides the body with approximately 10 to 15% of its dietary energy and it is the second most abundant compound in the body, following water. A large proportion of this will be muscle (43% on average) with significant proportions being present in skin (15%)...
Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting, also known as intermittent energy restriction, is an umbrella term for various meal timing schedules that cycle between voluntary fasting and non- fasting over a given period. Methods of intermittent fasting include alternate-day fasting,...
Facts about Carbohydrates

Facts about Carbohydrates

CARBS – GOOD OR BAD? Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches and fibres found in fruits, grains, vegetables, and milk products. Though often removed in trendy diets, carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups are important to a healthy diet. It’s important to state...
Facts about Minerals

Facts about Minerals

Minerals are important for your body to stay healthy. Your body uses minerals for many different jobs, including keeping your bones, muscles, heart, and brain working properly. Minerals are also important for making enzymes and hormones. The body needs many minerals;...