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Those on a Keto diet eat foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs in order to get the process of Ketosis to kick into place. When Do I Know If I’m In Ketosis? Ketosis occurs when you stop burning carbs as fuel and you start burning ‘ketones’. Click here to read… View Article
Hey guys, I don’t know about you but at least once a week I find myself asking “I wonder how I go about finding another ‘me’ to help out”. The thought is quickly dismissed as a whimsical notion reserved for a B-rate movie, mostly likely starring Danny DeVito – but I digress… About 5 months ago I started… View Article
The Keto Diet is a diet that focuses on eating foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. The diet is said to help with rapid weight loss by forcing your body into a deprived state which gets it burning this fat for energy. Click to read more on the Keto Diet…. View Article
I found these Primo Chicken Roasties Protein Snacks on sale at Woolworths the other day for $2 (normally $3) and thought I’d give them a try. I’m always dubious about anything labelled as a Protein Snack – usually for two reasons; 1. They’re always too damn small!!! It’s like they’re made for kids. 2. They’re usually filled with… View Article
Not everyone enjoys the flavoured mineral water, and prefer something a little closer to ‘soft drinks’, and what can be better than low carb soft drinks? We chose not to include the standard “Diet” drinks (Coke, Pepsi, Fanta, Sprite, Diet Rite drinks etc) as most people are aware of these. **Some of these include artificial… View Article
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