All about macros: Carbohydrates

First and foremost, you do not need to avoid carbs in order to lose fat. I am almost certain that at some stage, the majority of you reading this have come across someone, if not yourself who has avoided carbohydrates or ‘carbs’ in the hope of losing weight. Growing up with a Western diet I think…

Common Nutrition Myths

Some of the most common nutrition myths – busted! Salt causes high blood pressure Yes, people that already have hypertension issues, should probably cut back on their salt intake, so you can see where this myth came from. However, for healthy individuals, a recent study suggests that there is no association between salt intake and…

Common Fitness Myths

Most common fitness myths – busted! Aerobic exercise, such as running, is the best for fat loss  Of course you can lose weight through aerobic exercise, but research has shown that aerobic exercise alone doesn’t exactly get you a leaner body. Due to the body adapting quickly to steady state aerobic exercise, for example a…

Brown Rice or White Rice?!

“Brown rice is healthier than white rice”. I’m sure we have all read and heard this statement from at least one person in our time. But why is it? I know a lot of people just agree with the latest fad and fall for some ‘facts’ someone may have told them. But where is this…