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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 […]
December 6, 2016
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Paradigms Lost: Clean Eating & If It Fits Your Macros

The pendulum swings in the nutrition world are extreme. We’re living in particularly tiresome dichotomy right now, between the nebulous concept of “clean eating”, and the […]
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 […]
October 8, 2016
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The Ketogenic Diet and Strength Training: Why it Doesn’t Stack Up

The ketogenic diet has become a hot topic. The discussion around it is a perfect example of the lack of any measured conversation in the nutrition-sphere, […]
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 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 […]
September 22, 2015
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10 Simple Weight Loss Troubleshoots

Weight loss and maintenance is often overcomplicated. The reality is that the finer details are only relevant to about 1% of people: anyone trying to get […]
May 5, 2015
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An End to the Calorie Debate: Part 2

In Part 1, we looked at the the importance of energy balance, and situations which can affect the fate of calories. In this part, we’re going […]
October 28, 2014
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The Single Reason Why Diets Do or Don’t Work

One of the hallmark features of weight loss research is the fact that the overwhelming majority of dieters will regain the weight, often with interest. [1-3] […]