Are you cutting sugar from your diet to lose weight?
Every fitness article you read and every nutritional related news report these days seems to demonise sugar.
Instilled with fear, we're quick to cut it out of our diets completely before that sweet sugary goodness parks itself on our arse.
Look, there's no doubt excess sugar consumption can lead to a whole host of chronic problems  BUT do we really need to cut it from our diet altogether?
No, we don't, and here's why...
According to a report by Future Market Insight (FMI), the dietary supplement industry is currently worth AU$171 billion and expected to continue climbing .
This shits me (and I'm sure many others).
Because more than half of the products out there are useless. Supplements are complicated, and thats annoying. So complicated that I had to keep going back and changing this article. It's a highly debatable topic with lots of factors to consider.
In this article, I'm going to dive straight into what the latest research is telling us, and why there's only 2 supplements you need that actually work.
*NOTE* - I'm not endorsed by ANY company. This is an unbiased article with cold hard facts on what the latest studies are telling us.
By Lynne Faires Seale
Eating healthy with your kids can prove troublesome. You always put them first, making sure they eat their greens to grow up big and strong but it's hard to satisfy the whole family right? Sometimes you feel like you need to cook different meals because what you want to eat to get healthier, is different to what the family wants.
In this article, Wife, Mother of three and Registered Holistic Nutritionist Lynne Faires shows us 7 ways to share healthy eating with your kids.
Have you ever been told you need to eat six meals per day if you want to improve body composition?
"Eat smaller, more frequent meals if you want to lose body fat"
"The more frequently you eat, the faster your metabolism"
Have you ever heard somebody say this? Chances are, at one stage or another, we've recommended it to a friend or family member.
This is why meal frequency doesn't actually matter.
Have you ever been told you need to increase your protein intake?
I have. But what does this even mean? Why is protein so important and where can you find it?
The fitness gurus seem to have it all mapped out yet when you log your food into my fitness pal, you always seem to fall short of your protein recommendation. If you know all about protein and you nail your daily requirements, thats awesome but this articles probably not for you.
However, if you struggle to meet your daily protein requirements, want to know why protein is good for you, how much you should eat AND how to increase your daily intake then read on. In this article, I'm going to share with you 5 simple strategies to boost your protein intake.
A common question I'm asked as a Personal Trainer and Online Coach.
"Should I track my calories?"
It's a great tool to have, but its not the be all and end all. Here's why...
Have you ever wondered which foods will help you feel fuller for longer?
You know the feeling, we've both felt it. You've just eaten but say "that didn't even touch the sides!"
You need a list of foods you can stick on your fridge to use as your nutrition cheat sheet because you're busy and need something quick when hunger strikes. A list of foods that'll satisfy you, won't break the calorie budget and you can easily take with you wherever you go.
In this article, you'll discover the top five foods that will keep you fuller for longer, according to scientists PLUS a downloadable cheat sheet including the 38 various foods tried and tested from the study.
The last two might surprise you....
By Oliver Tennant
Do meal plans work? Absolutely. At least in the short term, the very short term.
Why would you bother investing all your time and effort into learning about nutrition, why and how you should be feeding your body, counting and tracking macros when you can simply hire a coach to give you meal plan after meal plan?
Have you ever felt unsure of what to eat when snack time hits?
It's that mid morning crave and mid afternoon slump!
You're hangry, you want food fast and food that's easy to make! You want something that gives you a boost of energy, tastes great and doesn't break the calorie budget.
Well, I've got the perfect hanger cure! Here are five quick, healthy, low calorie snack ideas you will love!