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Nov 28th

2017

Eleven Myths and Facts About How the Body Burns Fat

A common myth in the casual fitness world is that there is a “fat-burning” zone that will allow you to burn the most body fat. The reality is that working out in the fat burning zone doesn’t measure up as the ideal exercise mode for losing body fat. Most important for fat loss is that […]

Nov 22nd

2017

Berberine for Overall Health: Benefits, Side Effects and Dosage

“I have been taking Berberine for the health benefits of lowering blood glucose, this has super benefits such as less Insulin resistance, it also helps store glycogen in the muscle instead of round your waist, which helps in weight loss, so far I am very I am very impressed with it” – Pete Gawtry Berberine, […]

Oct 12th

2017

Losing those last few pounds means giving up the good stuff

Do you go to the gym and watch what you eat and yet still have fat that just won’t budge? Here are some helpful tips, with a focus on nutritional changes, to tackle that last bit of stubborn extra fat, shed water and bring out some more visible cuts and definition. Keep in mind that […]

Sep 26th

2017

Fasting Helps Reverse Diabetes, Lose Weight, Lower Insulin Resistance — And Related Health Conditions

Fasting .. (see video) Fasting is one of the oldest dietary interventions in the world, and modern science confirms it can have a profoundly beneficial influence on your health. Dr. Jason Fung, a nephrologist (kidney specialist) with a practice in Canada, has written an important landmark book on this topic. “,” co-authored with Jimmy Moore, details […]

Jul 26th

2017

Superfood Meal Bars

New meal bars made Great way to get some carbs in the system and keep you full. Very high calorie, but perfect to eat whilst Intermittent Fasting.. Tastes DIVINE ————————————————————— Here are the ingredients Just blend them all together (apart from the vitafiber that needs to be put in microwave for 5 mins until start […]

Jul 11th

2017

What makes a diet work for athletes? (or for anyone!)

Whether you have performance goals or fat loss goals, your diet will greatly influence the outcome.  As prof. Ron Maughan famously quoted; ‘A good diet won’t make average athletes elite, but a poor diet will make elite athletes average’ Your diet significantly influences training and competitive performances: what you eat and drink, how much you […]

May 8th

2017

SKIPPING BREAKFAST FOR WEIGHT LOSS: THE SCIENCE OF GOING WITHOUT

Skipping breakfast; portrayed by many as ‘unhealthy’ due to breakfast being coined as the most important meal of the day. The lack of nutrient and calorie provision during sleep would highlight the first meal upon awakening as being important for numerous reasons; to reduce energy and lethargy, improve mental focus and cognition, manage hunger levels […]