Weight Loss

June 21, 2017
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Why The Case For Public Health Recommending A Low-Carb Diet Is Flawed

In 2016, the Public Health Collaboration [PHC] in the U.K. published the National Obesity Forum Report entitled, ‘Eat Fat, Cut the Carbs, and Avoid Snacking to […]
June 14, 2017
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Is A High Protein Diet Ruining Your Gut Health?

You are 76% human. The rest is bacteria. Sounds like a strange concept to many, but this area of research into the “microbiome” (which is the functions […]
November 14, 2016
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The Truth About Sugar Addiction

Sugar “addiction.” Its an attractive concept to the ‘Cult of Wellness‘ and their social media accounts, aided and abetted by supermodels claiming sugar is “toxic.” The […]
October 12, 2016
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Taxing Sugar: Reductionist, Ineffectual and Lacking “Big Picture” Thinking

In 2015, a series of government documents were published in the UK in relation to obesity, in particular childhood obesity (Children’s Food Trust, 2015; House of Commons […]
August 11, 2016
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Optimising Protein Intake for Size and Strength: 5 Broscience Myths Put to Bed

What you know about protein, bro? As a consequence of its central importance to muscle building, size and strength development, protein has been at the center […]
July 20, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 6 – Strategies for Success

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Part 3: Dietary Fat Part 4: Carb Controversy  Part 5: How to Eat This is the last post in […]
July 13, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 5 – How to Eat

Solid Ground: What does a diet for optimal health actually contain? Bricks & Mortar: The foundation nutrients of a diet optimal for health, weight loss and maintenance. […]
July 6, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 4 – Carb Controversy

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Part 3: Dietary Fat The pendulum swings in nutrition tend to be extreme. Last week, we looked […]
June 29, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 3 – Dietary Fat

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Dietary fat has been the most vilified, and vaunted, of macronutrients – billed as either the sole […]
June 22, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 2 – Bricks & Mortar

In Part 1 of this series, we defined a health-promoting diet by nutrient density. Today, we’re going to look at foundation nutrients – what are the baseline nutrition decisions to make […]
June 15, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 1 – Solid Ground

One of the initial reasons why I started my first blog was frustration with how a simple subject was becoming clouded. Sure, nutrition science is deeply nuanced […]
June 1, 2016
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The Fat Loss Formula: 10 Questions & Answers to Start Losing Fat Today

Let me see if this sounds familiar to you… In April, you picked up a magazine that had some article about the ‘secrets’ behind losing fat […]
January 3, 2016

4 Reasons Why “Juice Cleanses” Are Stupid

Juicing is one of those health fads that rears its head every January. After the Christmas period of gluttony and excess, juicing is an easy sell, […]
December 9, 2015
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The Novice Guide to Intermittent Fasting

If you read this blog, then you know I love fasting. It’s simple. It’s incredibly effective. And it puts an end to diets with one, swift […]
November 25, 2015
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Myths & Truths About Protein

Once established, truisms and myths in nutrition die hard. Dietary protein intake has been subjected to many of these myths; high protein intake is considered harmful […]