Written by: Nick Agius (Bach Sport and Exercise Science) Autophagy (“ah-TAH-fah-gee”) is the ‘self-eating’ process the body undergoes at times of stress, but why would you want your body to eat itself?
Probiotics have been used traditionally to improve gut health. Probiotics are a special type of bacteria which have been shown to positively impact your health and wellbeing by improving the health of your gut.
This article will examine caffeine and some of the potential benefits on exercise and training performance. Please keep in mind that this article is not recommending you consume excessive amounts of caffeine
Your ‘Food is Medicine’ was a concept originally attributed to the founder of modern medicine – Hippocrates. Ironically today very few in the medical community have a deep understanding of nutrition.
Fasting is the process of restricting your calorie intake for a specific time period. In the medical literature this is known as intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting can help your body fight off disease,
The many dangers of sugar on your health have been documented in many academic publications. Amongst other things; sugar makes you fatter, can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes and cancer, can increase
Written by; Rory Scott (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) There are many varied opinions on the best nutritional strategy, especially in this age of information overload. This can make it difficult to determine
Changes to our nutritional intake have radically changed in a short period the level of obesity and ill-health we see in most western cultures. Since the low fat – high carbohydrate recommendations of