“Don’t eat too many carbs”

“Low carb diets could shorten your life”

“Don’t eat carbs after 3pm”

“Eating carbs makes you fat”

“Carbs cause type 2 diabetes”

“Grains cause inflammation”

And the list goes on. There’s plenty of negative press about carbs so let’s clear the air an...

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Can you remember what you ate that day?

When we think about productivity in the workplace, we rarely consider when, what and how we eat. For those of us with a ‘to-do’ list a mile long, eating becomes less of...

There will be tonnes of articles and social media posts with nutritional tips and tricks on how to avoid getting fat this holiday season. But can we get real for a moment?

I’m not swapping out my roast potatoes for carrots and neither should you*.

(Note: this advice rea...

In many ways, the brain is like a car. It functions depending on what fuel we eat.

Evidence suggests that a wide variety of veggies, fruits, wholegrain, legumes, nuts and seeds, dairy, lean meat and oily fish help reduce mood swings and improve cognitive performance.

Fi...

The ketogenic diet (keto diet) is the lowest of the low carbohydrate diets. People achieve weight loss results because it typically involves cutting calories. 

But at what cost? Is it like robbing Peter to pay Paul?

The traditional ketogenic diet contains 75% of energy (...

1 in 3 Australians have high cholesterol and over 2.6 million take medication to treat the condition. The average patient price for medication is $19.08 for 30 days. This adds up to over $220 per year...potentially for the rest of your life!

While medication is life-sav...

To many of us, 3 kg in 30 days doesn’t sound that impressive. Those that have dieted before, using Paleo, 5 and 2 Intermittent Fasting, Dukan, Atkins, Weight Watchers etc...have no doubt seen more impressive short-term weight loss results.

If this sounds like you,  let...

Race nutrition depends on whether you’re a solo swimmer, duo or team swimmer. One thing consistent across all disciplines is the importance of a well fuelled and hydrated body before the event. Then it is about implementing a tried and tested feeding programme that wor...

Far too many people will diet for a couple of weeks - to a month and then yoyo back again. For some of us, every time we lose weight and yoyo back, our bodies become smarter at conserving energy and increasing hunger, making future weight loss attempts that much harder...

Your brain is composed of over 100 billion brain cells, otherwise known as ‘neurons.’ Each neuron can communicate with other neurons via synapses. Messages travel from neuron to neuron with the aid of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. You may have heard of neur...

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