The ‘Healthy Treat’ Trap

Processed and grain-based carbohydrates (CHO), that’s what we need to eliminate or at the very least reduce to minimal intake if we are to beat diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other metabolic disorders. Big Food—the organisations behind mass produced ‘food’—are doing their level best to stop that, though. They only have to label sugar on a…

Recipe: Bacon and Chive Scones

These delicious sugar and white flour-free scones get their flavor explosion from the perfect combination of bacon and chives. Perfect for brunch or an afternoon snack, they prove that you don’t have to give up your favorite foods to eat healthy. Refined flour and sugar are substances that were never meant to be in the…

Calculating YOUR Macros

For a Nutrition Program to be Effective, it’s Results must be: Observable Measurable Repeatable Observable – You must be able to see the results. Measurable – You must be able to objectively measure them. Repeatable – You must be able to consistently achieve the same results with the same methods. Nutrition is no thumb suck,…

What are Macros?

Macronutrients (macros) are nutrients that provide calories or energy. Nutrients are substances needed for growth, metabolism, rebuilding and all basic body functions. There are three macronutrients that all food categorized as: Carbohydrates (CHO) Protein (PRO) Fat Macros Carbohydrates This is the macro we need the most of. Approximately 40% of our daily caloric intake should…