•   By Christopher Tack | Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist   Plant sterols are nature’s anti-cholesterol. They are a fascinating compound found in plants which have an amazing role in the management of the bad cholesterol which can lead to heart disease. They occur naturally in many foods and are often added to foods to make them […]

  • Fad Diets For Weight Loss | Problems Explained

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 24, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Danny Worf Spicer If you have ever been on a fad diet, do not worry, you are not alone! Millions of people in the UK follow these fad diets every year but never seem to be able to beat the bulge for good. Fad diets often have initial success but they […]

  • Cholesterol Lowering Foods | How To Reduce Cholesterol

    By Christopher Tack | In Nutrition | on June 21, 2016

      By Christopher Tack | Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist   Cholesterol is a health buzzword. It is blamed, whether rightly or wrongly, for a large amount of the health issues we get as we age- particularly those involving the heart. Statins (aka HMg-CoA reductase inhibitors) assist reduction in cholesterol by limiting the amounts of an enzyme […]

  • How To Make Homemade Meal Replacement Shakes

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 16, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Veronica Chu Sometimes we just don’t have time to make a proper meal, or sit down and eat it. For those serious about meeting nutritional goals, this may mean meal replacements shakes. Shakes are also a great quick breakfast idea, or a nice treat on those hot summer days (definitely a […]

  •   By Personal Trainer | Ben Feinson   Lets be honest –  we all know that dieting can seriously take it’s toll anytime that you’re in a calorie deficit! Sometimes we need that little push – therefore we’ve laid out 5 hacks to help deal with constant hunger! Tip #1  Mindset   This is very […]

  •   By Myprotein Writer Nathan Travell   Diet is king for those wishing to change their physique – but how do you really change it to suit your goals? It is quite simple – if you want to get bigger, add additional ‘energy’ (in the form of calories – this is known as a surplus), […]

  • The Difference Between Keto & Low-Carb Diets

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 10, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Shaun Chapman The Ketogenic Diet or – Keto Diet – limits carbohydrate intake to around 50g per day or 5% energy intake – whereas a low-carb diet has no definition. Personal perceptions of low carb may be completely different to another person’s. In fact, on a ketogenic diet, the macronutrient […]

  • The Disadvantages of Flexible Dieting

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on June 8, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Danny Worf Spicer   Flexible dieting is a hugely popular concept used by many fitness professionals all over the world. This dieting approach tracks macronutrients of food and drinks consumed in a day with targets set for the amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates and sometimes fibre which the individual wants […]