Category Archives: Nutrition

How to Stick to a Diet


1. Have a Specific Plan & Goal If you say ‘I’m just going to eat healthy’, you’re less likely to succeed than if you have a specific diet or somekind of specific guidelines. Nail down what you can’t eat e.g. … Continue reading

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Cherry Juice for Joint Pain & Recovery


If you live in the UK, there’s an excellent programme on Channel 4 (first 3 series are on the 4player app-thing) called ‘Superfoods the Real Story‘. One episode looked at cherry juice and did a (non-scientific) experiment on American Football … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diet Diary – Weeks 3 – 4


Kind of a mixed bag this week but definitely feeling a lot more energetic and 10 times better than I did during weeks 1 and 2. I felt full of energy all day Monday and Tuesday morning. Kinda hit a … Continue reading

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Beta Alanine Supplement Review


Beta alanine is a non-essential amino acid, which when consumed increases carnosine levels in muscle cells, which in turn increases the muscle’s tolerance of lactic acid (a by-product of high intensity exercise which is often a limiting factor of athletic … Continue reading

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Carb Cycling – Beginner’s Guide


Carb cycling involves days of eating a range of high carbohydrate foods, days of moderate carbohydrate intake and often days of low or no carbohydrate intake. Carbohydrate / carb cycling is said to stimulate certain metabolic functions, such as insulin … Continue reading

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Ketogenic diet – week 1


I’m now on day 8 if the ketogenic diet. I made a huge mistake – not having enough pink Himalayan salt…ive read on several blogs that you need 10 to 12g per day. Although I can’t find an official recommendation … Continue reading

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Vegan Diet – A Beginner’s Guide


The vegan diet is becoming more and more popular…it was rare to hear about someone who was on a vegan diet until the┬áChina Study┬ácame out in 2005 and then it really gained momentum when a leading medical doctor published the … Continue reading

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