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Bee Active have implemented a nutrition program to help fast-track your nutrition knowledge. It helps you create good habits that get results for life.

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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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Kilojoules Calories

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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As with anything your food plan needs to be individualised to your needs. Like a hunter and gatherer, use all your resources available to you, absorb any information you gather, hunt down the foods that work for you, find a quiet corner at a certain time each day and record your nutritional intake and learn […]

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Your heads banging, thoughts blurring… whether your day is drawing to a close or your driving home from a long day… we can all experience a decline in energy levels… and so begins the craving for the dreaded “Sugar Hit”. Our productivity and concentration slowly decreases.     Question? How do we prevent this energy […]

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“LIVE TO LOVE NUTRITION & MAKE IT RIGHT FOR YOU”   Food & Nutrition… My Passion… My Philosophy… ‘Keeping it Simple’   I have decided to adopt the KISS principle and write about my philosophy with four main words!   Key Food Groups Individualised Simple Sensible   Key Food Groups: Inner health & well being […]

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