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Passion for Protein – Is Supplementation Necessary?

By On August 28, 2017

  Ahh protein. It’s probably the most topical macro-nutrient. The debate over protein supplements, their benefits and whether or not they’re actually needed is forever in the mind of gym enthusiasts. We… Read More


Protein and exercise: the true fountain of youth?

By On July 24, 2017

A magical fountain that can heal the ravages of age was a lifelong quest for both Alexander the Great way back in 300BC and 16th Century Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon. The latter… Read More

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Sports Nutrition Supplements: A Habit to Shake

By On May 4, 2017

In the gym, they’re in just about every advertisement, water bottle holder and locker in the vicinity. On Instagram or Snapchat, they make a perfect addition to any ‘workout done for the day!’… Read More


Why we love buckwheat (and why you should too!)

By On August 31, 2016

I am going to put it straight out there and say it – buckwheat is underrated and under-appreciated and I’d like to change that. Don’t let the name fool you, it has… Read More


Swap it, don’t stop it: what to consider when changing the way you eat.

By On June 9, 2016

In a world of constant messaging, news updates and Tweets, there is nothing but pressure to eat this and restrict that. Although certain dietary patterns may seem healthier than others, restricting foods or… Read More

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Dr Alex Johnstone: nutrition research and careers abroad (UK)

By On March 28, 2016

Dr. Alex Johnstone was kind enough to speak to me about her research interests and career as a nutrition researcher. Dr. Johnstone is a research fellow in the Obesity and Metabolic Health Department… Read More

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The Scoop on Protein Powders

By On August 24, 2015

During January, I like most people, found myself sweating my slightly larger than normal behind at the gym in order to lose the holiday weight and get my New Year’s resolutions on… Read More