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Lose Weight By Choosing Healthy Snacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 5, 2014 | Category: Nutrition

For many people, snacking is a huge obstacle that prevents them from losing weight. They eat healthy meals and stick to a consistent exercise routine but when they get hungry between meals, they reach for unhealthy snacks and put a lot of the good work to waste. In this article... more

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Time You Give Junk Food The Boot

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 9, 2013 | Category: Nutrition

When it comes to eating healthy, one of the most dangerous habits people develop is depending on fast food for meals.  In today’s society, fast food has become a quick replacement for eating a home-cooked meal.  As a result, we’re experiencing more problems with obesity and chronic illness than ever... more

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Water For Bodybuilding – It’s Crucial!

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 24, 2013 | Category: Nutrition

Bodybuilders and athletes all know the importance of a diet rich in protein. It has almost become one of the laws of bodybuilding to pay particular attention to protein and count its intake. But what would you say if I told you that there is a component of the diet... more

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Bodybuilding for Vegetarians

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 19, 2012 | Category: Nutrition

There are many reasons for being vegetarian. It may be due to religion, ethical, or general health. There is certainly no shortage of potential health benefits of a well-balanced vegetarian diet. These tend to be high in unsaturated fats, fibre, vitamin C, and low in saturated fats. However, good general... more

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Convenient Muscle Building Snacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 10, 2012 | Category: Nutrition

The pro bodybuilders dedicate their entire lives to their pursuit of perfection. This includes hours at the gym each day, and of course, hours of eating. This could be anywhere between six to eight meals per day. However, for us mere mortals, bodybuilding is only a hobby on the side... more

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Protein, Carbs & Fat, Check – But What About Fibre?

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 20, 2012 | Category: Nutrition

What About Fibre

Chances are, you have an above average understanding of nutrition, and you eat well. You know how to count calories, count macro nutrients, and plan your meals accordingly. However, when focus is put entirely into protein, carbs, and fat, some other very important nutrients can get left out. In this... more

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Bodybuilding Protein Sources – Life Beyond Chicken Breasts

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 18, 2012 | Category: Nutrition

How often do you hear bodybuilders talk about chicken breast? Yes it’s true that chicken breast is high in protein and if it’s trimmed properly, contains almost no fat. This makes it an excellent lean protein great for building and maintaining the muscle while also avoiding excess fat intake. But... more

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A Guide to Carbohydrates

By: | 1 Comment | On: August 28, 2012 | Category: Nutrition

What are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates (or carbs) are organic compounds that are made up of oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen. All carbs can be classed into different groups. Monosaccharides and di-saccardides are the simplest form of carbs and are made up of one and two molecules and are commonly referred to as... more

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Know Your Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 24, 2012 | Category: Infographic, Nutrition

Nuts oh lovely nuts! (anyone remember that advert?) Despite the rise in nut allergies in recent years (are there actually more cases or are they just reported more these days?), nuts are more popular than ever. Packed with vitamins, minerals and all sorts of health boosting nutrients,  plus the high... more

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Understanding Carbohydrates

By: | 1 Comment | On: August 26, 2011 | Category: Nutrition

Understanding Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are notoriously known as the food we love to hate, as it is the group most associated with bulk and weight gain. Worryingly, their bad reputation has lead to them being excluded in some popular diets, to the detriment of the dieters following them. Whilst there are plenty of... more

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