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Have you noticed that when we spy sugar-based foods such as ice cream, cake, chocolate and sweets that our mouths begin to produce saliva in anticipation of eating it? Have you heard people refer to themselves as “emotional eaters” – where they eat to lift their mood? Do you suffer from a mid-afternoon slump that… View Article
Many people ask, “What is xylitol?” To put it simply, it is a natural sweetener with many other health benefits. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that has a crystalline, granular structure with a sweetness comparable to sugar. It naturally occurs in many fruits and vegetables and is produced by the human body. Xylitol is generally… View Article
Erythritol is in a group of foods called sugar alcohols that taste sweet but don’t contain as many calories and have a lower impact on blood glucose. Sugar alcohols should not be confused with artificial sweeteners because although they both reduce calories and glycemic index, sugar alcohols come from natural sources like fruits and vegetables!… View Article
Stevia is perhaps unique among food ingredients because it’s most valued for what it doesn’t do. It doesn’t add calories. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. The prized species, Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), grows in Paraguay and Brazil, where people have used leaves from the stevia bush to sweeten food for hundreds of… View Article
Cocoa powder is an unsweetened powder produced by grinding cacao beans and pressing out the cocoa butter. The resulting powder is low in fat, but has an intense chocolate taste. It most commonly used in baked goods, where it is mixed with sugar and other fats, like butter or coconut oil. Cocoa is rich in… View Article
Coconut flour is a soft flour produced from dried coconut meat. It is a natural byproduct of coconut milk production. Coconut Flour is one of the few ingredients of ours that is not Australian Grown (Because there is no such thing as Aussie Coconuts!) Where does our Coconut Flour come from? Kokonut Pacific – here… View Article
Rice flour is made from finely milled rice. It is different from rice starch, which is usually produced by steeping rice in lye. Rice flour is a particularly good substitute for wheat flour, which some people believe irritates their digestive system. It is also used as a thickening agent in recipes that are refrigerated or… View Article
Sunflower Seeds come from, of course, sunflowers! The yellow flowers produce small edible seeds which are grey or greenly coloured. They are found naturally in dark green, grey, or black shells called “husks”. There is evidence that sunflowers were cultivated by native Americans as long as 3000 B.C! However, they were first discovered and taken… View Article
Now I have to say, finding the best low carb beers in Australia was one of the most enjoyable blog posts research projects I’ve done. It’s a tough gig but someone has to do it ? Low carb beers have been available in Australia for over 10 years now – maybe even longer. Now I… View Article
Now I can’t speak on behalf of every bodybuilder out there. Everyone is different and will have different diets, training plans, and ideas on how to achieve their goals. I’ve been competing for a few years now and every year gets more intense and I get more focused as I get closer to my BHAG… View Article
This is the first of a series where we’ll looking into how you can stay on track and eat low carb at different kinds of restaurants! This week, how to eat low carb at a Japanese restaurant. It’s relatively easy to stay on track and eat low carb when you’re at home in your own… View Article
A first timer is someone who has never run before but would like to learn the basics. ⬇ Download your running program HERE ▶ Watch The Protein Bread Co team demonstrate all the skills, across each level VIEW HERE A complete 3 week program (15 days)  to help improve your running skills. Learn “to move as efficiently… View Article
A returner is someone who has run before but hasn’t ran in some time and would like to get back into it. ⬇ Download your running program HERE ▶ Watch The Protein Bread Co team demonstrate all the skills, across each level VIEW HERE A complete 3 week program (15 days)  to help improve your running skills. Learn… View Article
An improver is someone who runs on a regular basis but would like some tips to improve their technique, efficiency and overall performance. ⬇ Download your running program HERE ▶ Watch The Protein Bread Co team demonstrate all the skills, across each level VIEW HERE A complete 3 week program (15 days)  to help improve your running skills…. View Article