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Your thoughts: Supplements?

» by April 17th, 2008 at 2:25 pm » Comments (34)

I’m interested in your thoughts about supplementation. I am talking about all the different types of supplements: vitamins, minerals, fish oil, creatine, stimulants, protein, recovery drinks and so on. I have rarely used them up till now as I have been unconvinced of the need for supplements for myself.  I reckon I eat a pretty healthy, […]

Zone Diet: episode 1

» by April 14th, 2008 at 9:25 am » Comments (17)

Photo credit: Karimian I have recently started the Zone Diet and I thought it would be useful to post my experiences up here every so often. I found out about the Zone Diet through Crossfit; it is their prescribed diet as it is consistent with the Crossfit recommendation to “eat meat and vegetables, nuts and […]

Myths about food

» by February 27th, 2008 at 12:05 am » Comments (4)

There was an interesting documentary on the BBC tonight, here in the UK, called Prof Regan’s Supermarket Secrets. It followed Professor Lesley Regan (not entirely sure what she’s a professor in) as she investigated whether the health claims made about expensive food and household products are actually scientifically proven. She looked at: cholesterol-lowering foods organic […]

Boost your metabolism – John Berardi interview

» by February 24th, 2008 at 7:03 pm » Comments (2)

Check out this interview with John Berardi, nutrition expert, on Canadian TV. He is there to plug his books, but that’s not why the interview is interesting. I like it because he manages to boil down the essential concepts in a simple but palatable way. He explains why it is good to start and keep […]