Battle of the birds

Lauren Bird (no joke!) ruffles some feathers to find out what’s better for you: chicken, turkey or duck? Roasted, poached or fried,...

Go for a Guinness on St Patrick’s Day

On St Patrick’s Day, Guinness is certainly the beer of choice — it’s consistently been the most popular brew...

The real Paleo diet: grains, fruit and butterfly wings

When Dr Loren Cordain told the world about the foods that our Palaeolithic ancestors ate, we took his word...

The big 5 supplements that work

Sports dietitian Gabrielle Maston clears up any confusion you may have over fitness supplements. Have you ever visited a supplement...

High-fat diet not efficient for performance

Let’s just nip this in the bud: no, you don’t perform better on a high-fat low-carb (ketogenic) diet. You...

Coenzyme Q10: what you need to know

It’s the latest miracle supplement, but does CoQ10 live up to the hype? Dietitian and exercise physiologist Gabrielle Maston...

Protein grenade!

One of nutrition science’s greatest travesties has been to wrongly link eggs to high cholesterol and heart disease. It...

What you need to know about protein

One of the biggest buzz-words in the fitness industry is protein. Are you eating the right source, are you...

The protein powder that works

A protein-rich diet is essential for building muscle, but with so many types of protein — including plant-based ones...

MySmart Bars sate sweet cravings, without the nasties

We've all been there: it’s 3pm, you’ve been frantically busy for hours and your to-do list isn’t getting any...

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