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How to Diet: Understanding the Science of Weight Loss

I often get asked “Ru, are you the Paleo, intermittent fasting, or the ‘insert any other well known diet’ coach?” My response: All wrong. I am focused on personalization and you should do this too; this is one of the fundamental components to becoming a great nutrition coach. Is there really one ‘right way’ to […]

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What is Protein and How Much Protein Do We Need

The macronutrients are protein, fats and carbohydrates, with ‘macro’ being given to the term as these nutrients make up the majority of energy obtained from our daily diet. This article will show you what is protein and how much protein do we need. It will provide you with a full understanding of this macronutrient. Before digging in, […]

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Micronutrients Functions, Types, Benefits and More

On top of the macronutrients (protein, fats and carbohydrates) we also consume a range of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) in our diet. Just as ‘macro’ was given to the term to suggest the majority, ‘micro’ is given to this set of nutrients to suggest a much lower quantity. To show this, typically the macronutrients are measured in grams, […]

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Phytochemicals foods: Optimising Phytochemicals in an Eating Plan

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The phytonutrients are a class of substances that are found in plant foods, are not essential nutrients yet appear to help promote health and reduce risk of cancer, heart disease and other conditions. Phytonutrients, also known as phytochemicals, are responsible for providing plants with their colours such as red tomatoes and the distinctive aromas such […]

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Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Menstrual Cycle

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The human body is a complicated and complex system that operates on a deep cellular level.It is these cells that also form the reproductive system in both males and females. This process starts in the brain, where the hypothalamus begins the interactions between the genital organs, pituitary gland and adrenal glands to regulate the female […]

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What is Creatine and What Does it Do

The topic of nutritional supplements is controversial, and creatine, in particular, remains one of the most extensively studied supplements currently available to us. Nevertheless, with regard to athletic performance, creatine has continually proved itself to be one of the most effective and safe nutritional supplements to increase strength, muscle mass and performance. To date, there […]

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