• Artificial Sweeteners | Are They Better Than Sugar?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 4, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Jade Attwood Despite the sweet stuff being essential for some of our favourite sweet treats, sugar can be the culprit of countless calories, bad for our teeth, and unhealthy spikes of our insulin levels. And this is where artificial sweeteners come in: allegedly giving us the sweet taste without  the calories. […]

  • Top 10 Tips For Vegetarian Bodybuilders

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 2, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   Bodybuilding is considered as being one of the hardest sports due to the difficulty of the general aim of the sport: ✓ Increase Muscle Mass ✓ Decrease Body Fat Often when we aim to gain muscle we are looking at muscular cell growth rather than aiming to […]

  • How Many Calories In A Banana? | Benefits & Snack Ideas

    By George Platt | In Nutrition | on August 1, 2016

      Bananas to most people are just another fruit. We see people eating them every day and they’re arguably the most popular fruit of all. There are a number of benefits associated with bananas, from their content of potassium, Vitamin B6 & C and carbohydrates; to their ability to help protect from muscle cramps, reduce […]

  • How To Improve Digestion | 5 Tips

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on July 30, 2016

      The digestive system comprises a number of organs including the pancreas, liver, small intestine, large intestine, gallbladder, stomach and the oesophagus. When you suffer from bad digestion you know all about it; bloating, severe pains and not to mention the heart burn and cramps that can come alongside it. Here are some tips that […]

  • Why Should I Use A Calorie Counting App?

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

      Weight loss is rarely an easy feat for most people, but as always, technology has a solution that may help you to battle the bulge and make life a little easier for you. Consider an app to help you along on your weight loss journey, most are free and take up minimum space on […]

  • Dehydration Symptoms + Benefits of Drinking More Water

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on July 24, 2016

      Water is essential for human life! While we can survive a significant amount of time without food, the same cannot be said for water. Water is crucial for a number of processes in the body such as maintaining a healthy blood flow and regulating a sufficient balance between potassium, sodium and electrolytes in the […]

  • Benefits Of A Meat & Nuts Breakfast

    By George Platt | In Nutrition | on July 22, 2016

      We’ve all been told from a young age that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, alongside a glass of water. It helps to kick start our metabolism for the day and gives our bodies the first fuel it needs to perform with enough energy without feeling lethargic and hungry. However, which […]

  • Is Cocoa Powder Healthy? | 4 Surprising Benefits

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on July 20, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Alex Simpson   Chocolate is one of those foods that fills us with joy when we’re eating it, yet causes us to feel guilty post-consumption – especially when we can’t fasten our jeans and are convinced that those stupid bathroom scales must be wrong… As you can’t possibly have put on […]