Reading Time: 5 minutes Vitamin C (aka L-ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin naturally available in foods and fortified in some. The human body can not produce vitamin C endogenously and so it must be sought out in the diet. Vitamin C is required for the biosynthesis of collagen to make your skin softer, stretchier … More THP NUTRIBET: Vitamin C
Reading Time: 7 minutes Carbohydrates are one of the three main macronutrients our body needs. The internet is flooded with contradicting ‘opinions‘ on carbohydrates, however the truth is – they are pretty important for the human body. Carbohydrates are a major food source and a key energy source for the human body. Carbohydrates are not classed … More THP NUTRIBET: Carbohydrates
Reading Times: 7 minutes Calcium is the most abundant mineral found in the human body. It is stored largely in the bones and teeth where they act as structure and maintain cellular functions. Calcium is required for vascular contraction, vasodilation (aka the expanding and contracting of blood vessels), muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and … More THP NUTRIBET: Calcium
We all know the alphabet, it’s essentially the backbone of your communication and language. Well… Let me introduce to you this campaign that I try to run annually, I name this beast the Nutribet! A basic in fundamental nutrition knowledge which will form your backbone in well-being and long-term health. Use the information as you … More NUTRIBET MONTH! Get ready for some wild nutrition facts to help with your day to day wellbeing!
Reading Time: 6 minutes We all try our best to eat the best food for our diet and wellbeing but more than often we fall short of what is required to actually keep us healthy and at our optimal level of health. This is why the supplement industry is booming. The problem, however, lies in … More Not all supplements are created equal
Reading Time: 12 minutes I’m sure many of you have seen so many headlines out there saying that “supplements are a waste of money” and that they have no health benefits. Some even promote the fact that not only do they not work, they may be harmful to you. The truth is, many of these … More Should I Supplement? Or Is It A Waste Of Money?
Reading Time: 5 minutes The three hidden aspects of cellular aging and degenerative diseases include; Free Radicals Oxidative stress is one of the principle causes of aging and disease. Free radicals are molecular fragments, chemically speaking they are very damaging and reactive. Think of it as the sparks of a fireplace, if you don’t protect that … More The Three Hidden Killers That Could Be Reducing Your Life Span!
Reading Time: 8 minutes We have all heard of the term; “you are what you eat” right? I’m sure we have, well it’s definitely true. There is absolute certainty that what we put into our bodies is exactly what we get. So how about you? Are you getting the right amount of nutrition you need … More How Much Nutrition Is Actually In Your Food? The Perfect Diet – Is It A Myth?
ALRIGHT, it’s been a long time coming for this post, a very long time so I’m going to skip all the details and post up the results 8 weeks of dieting took me from 84.2kg down to 79.9kg with the majority of my strength remaining the same if not stronger! I’ll let the pictures speak … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 8 FINAL RESULTS!
Holy smokes, its week 7! This diet is flying by and its almost exam time at uni… This is when I’m going to have to start ordering mealpreps from my partner My Fitness Kitchn to help me with my diet because aint nobody got time to cook and shop and wash during exam season. 13/10/16 … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 7