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Imagine you are walking down the cereal aisle… how do you feel?   Cereal-sly Confused? Cereal dietary claims have been high in the media and advertising agenda. Blurred information regarding cereals as only “high sugar” and “high energy” options are misleading people to avoid eating cereal or skipping breakfast. Knowing what to look for in […]

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It is commonly known in the fitness industry that working out with friends helps you work out longer and more frequently. What is not as commonly known is that working out with your pet can also have an impact on the amount of energy you have to devote to exercise.   Nothing can snap you […]

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The importance of exercise for older adults has become more and more apparent, with continuing research being published outlining the benefits of exercise for the elderly population. Structural, physiological and functional decline occurs naturally with age. Add chronic illness or injury to the mix and the detriment to the physical, mental and social-well being of […]

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The idea that ‘Exercise is Medicine’ is a fairly new phenomenon. Exercise Physiologists view exercise as a prescription, that is, there is a specific ‘dose’ of exercise required to yield a specific type of result. This idea has a more pivotal role when dealing with non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, neuromuscular impairments, musculoskeletal ailments, […]

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Rather than accentuating too much on “calories” themselves, lets discuss what makes up the ‘bulk’ of our meals…   Persistent misjudgement, misinterpretation and fabrication of information and products are blurring our views on current nutritional understanding.   Recently, it has become apparent that the misleading knowledge of individuals “needing” to consume “the correct amount of […]

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Carbohydrates – Varying Nutrient Quality Levels   The variation of carbohydrates depends on the food molecule make up. When our body breaks down carbohydrate foods, our digestion and blood sugar levels change thus determining our satiety levels dependant on the molecule make up.   *Simple sugars are composed of one or two units and are […]

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– Protein Quality DOES Matter –   Our bodies need daily protein for development of our tissues and muscles, to supply vital building blocks, control certain hormone activation, enzyme contraction and relaxation and provide adequate energy to help maintain satiety levels.   An array of protein sources, whether animal or plant based vary in quality […]

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Fats (lipids) sometimes lose their importance amongst the constant controversial and diverse media outlets. Fats are an energy efficient nutrient and play important roles within the body. Some roles include standardisation of body temperature, inflammatory regulation and or assisting in the absorption & transportation of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, & K).   Daily we […]

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“Fad Diets” – trends that continue to flood popular news-feeds, magazines, books, cafes and restaurants, providing only short – term weight loss goals.   Why is faddism popular among many populations? Believed to achieve quick weight loss results Perceived as an “easier” option Popular demand, people follow trends – particularly with social media Perceived as […]

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Celebrate. Maintain the “Christmas Spirit” without feeling deprived and restricted from your favourite foods. This doesn’t mean over indulge in every “bad” food but instead make “healthy” alternatives and balance out the bad with the good.   Hazards. Consider these simple tips to prevent the unwanted “Christmas Bulge”!   • Eat something before you head […]

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