Weight Management

Weight Management

Weight Management Jovana Djakovic, Ms. Types Of Body Fat There is a trend these days where many people seem to be advocating against the ‘skinny’ or ‘model’ kind of look, and that is absolutely fine – it is both unhealthy and unrealistic for most. However, the...
Performance Nutrition

Performance Nutrition

Performance nutrition is very different than nutrition for general health and wellbeing. If you are an athlete, or a recreational trainee seeking to optimise your performance, your nutrition is going to play a crucial role in achieving this. As such, this diet is...

What is the limit to our muscular potential?

What is the limit to our muscular potential? . The main limiting factors are:    Bone size and muscle bellies length Genetic information Age Cardio – vascular Myostatin – Myostatin is a protein that was first isolated by researchers at the Johns Hopkins...
Fat and Inflammation

Fat and Inflammation

Fat and Inflammation Jovana Djakovic, Ms. Types Of Body Fat There is a trend these days where many people seem to be advocating against the ‘skinny’ or ‘model’ kind of look, and that is absolutely fine – it is both unhealthy and unrealistic for most.  However, the...
Plant VS Animal based protein

Plant VS Animal based protein

Not all protein is the same. If you go to a supermarket, you will be able to read the breakdown of fats and carbohydrate on a typical nutritional label – but for protein you won’t. It just says – protein in grams. What does this tell us? Not very much. After all, you...
Public health issues and sugar metabolism

Public health issues and sugar metabolism

Never before have we had these levels of metabolic syndrome (obesity, diabetes, hypertension, high triglycerides) as we have today. Back in the 70s there has been a strong propaganda against dietary fat. People have been led to believe that dietary fat makes us store...