Athletes and obese clients might not seem like they have anything in common at first glance. Yet, a recent conversation I had made me rethink this… If I could list just a few of the concerns that I get presented to me by top athletes and clients with obesity one by one, it would look something like this: Not knowing how to cook Not knowing what a portion size for them is Not having any

The Perfect Diet or… The Perfect Approach?

Posted by rick on April 2, 2014

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Here’s a thought…if you asked random people in the street what their definition of a perfect diet is…   …what do you think they’d reply with?   …Paleo, Mediterranean-Style, Low Carb, Low Glycaemic Index, Low Fat, High Fat, High Protein, Vegetarian, Vegan, Intermittent fasting…the list could probably go on for several pages.   …but most likely you’ll get a lot of different answers…confused yet?     You see, the problem actually lies with the question…  

Saturated Fat: Do we need to re-think it?

Posted by rick on March 25, 2014

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Haven’t got long? This is what you need to know:   Dietary saturated fat has been established as a causative risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease for the past 50 years, a recent meta-analysis of all the scientific evidence to date by the University of Cambridge (part-funded by the British Heart Foundation) challenged this notion.   The investigators showed that saturated fat intake, omega-6 fatty acids and monounsaturated fatty acids were neutrally

The Paleo Diet: For the Freshest Breath

Posted by rick on March 18, 2014

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Ah, no sorry that’s “The Polo Diet”.  The Paleo Diet has nothing to do with eating mints at all.  No, Paleo eating is all about eating the foods that we did in the Palaeolithic era.  The diet seems to exist in a few different varieties of strictness.   Although I support any eating idea that promotes eating more fruit and vegetables and less of the refined foods that contain too much added salt and sugar,
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