Nutrition

  • Cooking with Coconut Oil | Types? Benefits? Recipes?

    By Simon Roshdy | In Nutrition | on June 30, 2015

      Coconut oil has become all the rage in recent years, but why is so good and why should you choose it over other oils? In this article we will go through everything you’ve ever wanted and needed to know about Coconut Oil…   Firstly, let’s establish the different types of coconut oil… 1) Standard […]

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  • 6 Fat Burning Foods You Should Be Eating

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on June 29, 2015

      Natural fat burners are in fact extremely common and consist of everyday foods – these will help you with your weight loss goals, and for the most part are cheap and easily attainable. This list will go into detail about some of the top natural fat burners around. This list isn’t exhaustive, so be […]

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  •   We’ve all heard the phrase, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but in this modern day and age most of us are in too much of a rush to either eat a breakfast or take something fairly healthy before leaving for work! Admit it – you’ve fallen victim day in, day […]

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  • Top 10 Vegetarian Protein Sources

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on June 26, 2015

    Whether it be for the argued health benefits, religious or moral reasons (etc.) many people nowadays decide not to eat meat, or meat based products. This can make meeting your daily protein requirements tough. However, don’t panic. There are many vegetarian protein sources which are great tasting and widely available! Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah, for the […]

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  • A gluten-free diet is generally used to treat Celiac disease (a disease in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food,) but is also often utilised for the other health benefits by people who do not suffer from Celiac disease. People with weight loss goals, those aiming to improve […]

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  • Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) | How To Follow It Properly

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on June 22, 2015

    Flexible dieting, commonly known as If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM), is a growing trend within the fitness industry. IIFYM was originally started by several bodybuilders who wanted a change from the typical foods which are viewed as ‘clean’ and opted to indulge on more ‘fun’ foods. The idea behind it is that you can […]

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  •   Losing weight and building muscle are the two of the ultimate goals for individuals on a fitness journey. What people don’t often consider is the vital role in which something like hormones can determine the success rate of our dieting and training regime. Insulin in particular is a top talked about hormone – but what […]

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  •   Healthy fats have long been at the forefront of the media in recent years – and rightly so with all the health benefits they have to offer… Muscle gain, weight loss, better body composition and a healthy immune system – just to name a few! We also need fat to burn fat efficiently and […]

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