Nutrition

  • Eating Out? | How To Make Healthy Food Choices

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on September 6, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Veronica Chu   We all know the scenario, friends or family have asked you to eat out with them but you’re on a diet and don’t want to ruin your progress. What do you do? Don’t worry, it’s possible to eat out and stick to your healthy eating plans. Here’s a […]

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  • The Importance Of Gut Health

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 31, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer  Jamie Bantleman   The gut is where you digest and utilise the foods that are consumed on a day-to-day basis. A healthy digestive system is of huge importance to our ability to improve both body composition and general health and well-being. Digestion of a nutrient is done by a process started […]

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  • Omega 3 Fats For Vegans | Best 4 Sources

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 30, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman The vegan diet is a fully plant-based diet; basically one that excludes any animal product – including dairy and eggs. For some, this diet brings tremendous health benefits – however, due to the exclusion of a large number of food groups, essential nutrients must be found elsewhere that […]

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  • Should Men & Women Diet Differently?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 30, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   Male and female diet plans often differ due to reasons such as: ✓ Hormone differences. ✓ Body composition goals & Basil Metabolic Rate (BMR) changes. Hormones The ‘male’ hormone – testosterone, and the ‘female’ hormone – oestrogen, play different roles in the body that causes chemical reactions […]

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  • The Best Ways To Burn Fat.. Or Not | 4 Mega Myths

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 29, 2016

      When it comes to fat burning, every Personal Trainer and website will have their own views and opinions on what is the secret to getting lean. What’s true? What’s not?! 4 Fat Burning Myths #1 Frequent meals increase your metabolism   This is a common presumption especially among the bodybuilding community. Studies have shown that […]

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  • High Carb VS High Fat Diets for Fat Loss

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 25, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Liam Darville   In the last few years one of the most fiercely debated topics in fitness has been whether High Fat (HF) or High Carbohydrate (CHO) diets are ‘better’ for fat loss. Advocates of HF diets claiming High CHO diets, particularly those high in simple sugars, have led to increased […]

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  • What Are Yo-Yo Diets? | 3 Risks Of Crash Dieting

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 20, 2016

      The human body can fluctuate in weight on a daily basis – dieting or not! Water weight, food… It’s all pretty normal. However, this becomes a problem if someone is dieting and constantly measures their weight; this can often provoke mind games. It’s common to hear stories of people who have gone on a diet […]

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  • Benefits of Potassium | + 8 Food Sources

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 18, 2016

      Potassium is a mineral found naturally in many foods, and it belongs to the sub-family called electrolytes. Other electrolytes crucial for good health include sodium and magnesium. It is essential for the body to maintain the correct balance of fluids in the body and helps to ensure your blood pressure is at a healthy […]

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