Essential Nutrients

July 12, 2017
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9 Simple-Stupid Nutrition Hacks

There is a funny paradox about nutrition: you can delve deep into the nuances and complexities of the science, of a deep and layered subject, but […]
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 […]
February 27, 2017
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The Evidence for Sulforaphane: Superfood or Hype?

When you look at a blueberry, what do you see? When you look at a head of broccoli, what do you see? Perhaps the most compelling […]
February 16, 2017
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The Ketogenic Diet & Brain Cancer: An Evidence-Based Review

It is hard to mention the ketogenic diet and expect objectivity, or even rationality. There is something deeply emotive about the role of fat in the […]
January 25, 2017
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20 Simple, Evidence-Based Nutrition Tips for 2017

I have beef with January. Not the month per se, but the “New Year, New Me” bullshit that gets thrown around, the boosted gym memberships, the failed […]
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 9, 2016
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How to Enhance Your Brain Power: 6 Nootropics for A Better Brain

Man is not going to wait passively for millions of years for evolution to give him a better brain. Corneliu E Giurgea The above quote is […]
November 2, 2016
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Preserving Brain Health: 9 Key Evidence-Based Foods to Prevent Cognitive Decline

There is a 99.6% failure rate of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] (Cummings, Morstorf & Zhong, 2014). Read that again. […]
October 3, 2016
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Endurance Athletes: One Supplement You Need to Prevent Post-Race URTS

Marathon runners, triathletes, cyclists and other endurance athletes have an increased susceptibility to upper respiratory tract symptoms [URTS], which is associated with longer duration exertion and […]
August 17, 2016
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How to Become A Better Endurance Athlete: Manipulating Carbs for Aerobic Adaptations

In this article, I’m going to discuss a very interesting tactic that has emerged from the literature on how to increase aerobic adaptations to endurance training […]
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 […]