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Living Low Carb does not mean that we have to give up the fun stuff, especially during party season. Here are 6 tips to help create a Low Carb Cocktail. ❣️ Pure Spirits have 0 carbs e.g Whisky, Gin, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila – just add/ or order your favourite low/ no sugar mixer or soda… View Article
What are the different types of sugar? The term “sugar” usually refers to a group of carbohydrates known as “saccharides” (which originates from the Latin word “saccharum”). Sugars are sweet-tasting, crystalline carbohydrates found naturally in most plants and some animal products. But what are the different types of sugar? Simple sugars Such as glucose and fructose… View Article
You may have recently read a lot about the Keto Diet as it’s increasing in popularity and having ‘it’s day’ across media. After reading about it, you may be wondering if it is for you. As with all diets, I would recommend making long term lifestyle changes rather than doing a short term fad diet… View Article
For any diet or lifestyle choice, apps and trackers can be a great tool to help keep us on track and to also help monitor our progress and portion control. Apps are constantly developing and it always surprises me as to how advanced and precise they can be. They can enable us each day to… View Article
The Keto Diet seems to be having its day, with many people turning opting to live a Keto lifestyle. It’s similar to a lot of the other diets out there at the moment e.g. The Paleo Diet, in the sense that it is a diet to be stuck to long term, not a quick fad… View Article
When considering a diet or change in lifestyle, it’s important to consider the benefits and pitfalls. If the diet isn’t going to benefit you – what’s the point? But also, if the side effects are unmanageable, you may want to think twice. Keto diets are more popular than ever with a high number of athletes… View Article
Studies show the best time to have protein for muscle gain is within 1 hour of finishing your workout to assist in the rebuilding of damaged muscle fibres. Muscle growth doesn’t necessarily happen at the same time as protein intake, but over the 24-48 hrs following resistance training. If you’re new to weightlifting or working out you’re… View Article
Like many people, I have, at times struggled with my body, how to feel my best and also how to get in great shape and feel as confident as I wanted. About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in Darlinghurst,… View Article
How does Sugar affect Weight Loss? When metabolised by humans, all sugars deliver 17 kilojoules of energy per gram of sugar absorbed. The body has an immediate need for glucose for its various metabolic functions. When humans are active, this energy need increases and when rested, the energy need decreases. If the amount of sugar… View Article
Whey protein is probably the most well known type of protein on the market and it’s therefore no surprise that is has been around for years. ‘Whey’ is the bi-product that is derived when making cheese and was accidentally discovered years ago when someone noticed that whey and curds separated naturally from goat’s milk. Most… View Article
You’re home from work, and you’re starving, so how do you make something that is really satisfying? And how do you stay full until the morning? We all know there is nothing worse than going to bed hungry. Protein is a great addition to all meals to leave you feeling full and satisfied. But when… View Article
For me, lunch is probably the least favourite of my three meals a day (of course I have snacks too) probably because it requires a lot of pre-thought effort and preparation the night/weekend before. I don’t always have time to pre-make lunch and I do tend to find it hard to find healthy shop bought… View Article
When we hear about protein powders, the most commons forms we might be aware of are Whey Protein and Soy protein. On the rise, and one of the newer proteins on the market, here we take a look at Pea Protein. What is pea protein? Pea protein is a vegetarian protein that is extracted from… View Article
What are Protein Muffins? The Protein Bread Co.’s Protein muffin mixes come in two varieties: sweet (original) and savoury. Both Protein Muffin mixes help you to essentially create guilt free versions of your favourite muffins that are both high in protein and low in carbs. How do I make these Protein Muffins? Both the sweet… View Article