Nutrition

  • How Much Water Should I Drink A Day?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on May 19, 2016

      By Personal Trainer | Ben Feinson www.nnfitness.co.uk   Water is the body’s principal chemical compound and makes up to a huge 70% of your body weight!  Our bodies are very dependent on water, it has a long list of vital jobs, from carrying nutrients to your cells to flushing out toxins in your organs. […]

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  • Are Carbohydrates Good For Reaching Fitness Goals?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on May 19, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer | Chris Oldland   Carbohydrates have been getting a lot of bad press in the fitness world in recent years. There are a lot of low-carb diets and high fat, high-protein Paleo style diets that are becoming more and more popular. While some of these diets have various levels of usefulness […]

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  •   Fibre is crucial to a healthy digestive system, and ensuring you get enough in your diet is a sure fire way to help reach your physique goals. For such an important addition to our diet, most of us fall well under the recommended target amount hitting around 14g a day on average! Benefits of […]

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  •   By Myprotein Writer | Alex Simpson The reason why some people find it easier to burn fat and build muscle than others, is because of their genetics and the fact that everybody is different. What you may not be aware of however, is that there are different body types for different people, and knowing […]

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  • 1500 Calories A Day | Is This Diet Healthy?

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on May 13, 2016

      Calorie intake can be a bit of a minefield. Are you eating too much or too little? There is a huge amount of conflicting information out there! Dietary advice can vary from eating jars of baby food all day to not eating carbs at night to cutting out fruit altogether! Granted, there is also […]

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  • The Very Low-Calorie Diet | VLCD Explained

    By Jack Crabtree | In Nutrition | on May 10, 2016

      When it comes to losing weight, you need to ensure that you are consuming less calories per day than you are using to function, exercise and carry out daily activities. The best way to do this is to exercise, to burn more calories, whilst eating a lower calorie diet. A general figure is to […]

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  •   By Myprotein Writer Gareth Sapstead   Green is often associated with the colour of health. We were always told as a child to eat our greens, like broccoli, spinach, and Brussels sprouts. The green colour in these foods is associated with the presence of a compound known as chlorophyll. The structure of chlorophyll is […]

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  •   By Personal Trainer & Health Consultant | William Slatter   The glycaemic index (GI) is a way of quantifying how consuming different carbohydrates can influence an individual’s blood glucose levels.  It assigns carbohydrates and carbohydrate-rich foods a score between 0 and 100, with higher scores reflecting a carb which quickly gets digested, and causes […]

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