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Why we need to calm the f*** down about food

  The nutrition world has got a little scary over the past few years.  Everyone from degree qualified scientists to chefs to bloggers have an opinion on what’s healthy and what’s not – the wars are on between groups, with people being put down and slandered for their beliefs. This, along with the plethora of […]

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What’s wrong with fad diets anyway?

Fad diets have been around for a long time.  The most recent one I’ve heard of is a”metabolism booster” diet which involves eating lots of steak, chicken and drinking large amounts of black coffee, and that’s about it.   After hearing about a few colleagues who had lost 5-7kg weight loss in just a few weeks,  […]

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How to get your daily intake of omega 3 fats

Omega-3 fats are an essential nutrient, but it’s a nutrient that many of us do not get enough of in our diets.  Omega 3 fats are an integral part of our cell membranes, therefore they influence many different areas of health. The strongest evidence for omega 3 fats is their role in preventing heart disease […]

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Should you go paleo?

  Paleo would have to be one of the most popular new (or should I say old?!) dietary patterns out there.  Some call it a fad, other fervidly defend it as a lifestyle and a healthy way of living. So should you go paleo? The paleo diet is based on the diet of our ancestors […]

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New Year’s Nutrition Advice & Fads to Avoid

As 2014 draws to a close, now is the time we start thinking about what we want to achieve for the year ahead.  If you’ve got nutrition, exercise or weight loss goals for 2015, then here’s a bit of advice. DO NOT fall for the latest fad diet, pill, potion, detox, or tea.  The truth […]

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