5 STUPID NUTRITIONAL MYTHS ABOUT LOW CARB DIETS

1. LOW CARB DIETS ARE HARD TO STICK TOO – The science suggests otherwise. The fact IS that eating low-carb leads to automatic reduction in appetite and effortless calorie restriction (REF 1). Compare that to the low-fat, a�?balanceda�? diet a�� which requires you to count calories and be hungry! This graph within this study is worth a look comparing low-carb …

Is there any Science behind eating Paleo?

Paleo eating has exploded in the last 5 years but is there any actual science to back up the idea of eating Paleo? Everyone seems to have their own idea of what eating Paleo is? The real idea of eating like a Paleolithic man would involve hunting, lots of movement, survival being much harder and eating unprocessed animals and plants, …

Perfect Balance Shares a rotation diet plan

A rotation diet is an easy, inexpensive way to identify food intolerences. Eating in a rotation pattern will also minimize damage from ingestion of a certain food stressor, this is because you will only be eating it 1 day out of four, giving more time for the gut mucosa to repair. I completely believe that 9 out of 10 people …

Perfect Balance on Garlic!

Although I found no research that Garlic is a repellent to Vampires, garlic is truly a wonderful herb. Garlic has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years, dating back to when the Egyptian pyramids were built. In early 18th-century France, gravediggers drank crushed garlic in wine believing it would protect them from the plague. During both …

STATINS – WTF?

Today it was announced in the British press than millions more people, even at a low risk of cardiovascular disease will be advised to take the drug. There is little scientific doubt that statins are effective in reducing heart attacks and deaths from heart disease in people who already have heart disease, however for the rest of the populations that …

SITTING – THE NEW SMOKING?

In research there are some things that have been studied which seem to be pretty bad for you. Smoking is an obvious one, it seems to,increase your risk of death of everything yet even smoking has some positive research with Parkinson’s disease prevention! LOW cholesterol has been linked with Increases in All cause mortality which surprises many, but one thing …

Food Myths I have heard within the last month

“Food today is as nutritious as ever” FALSE: While apples are an excellent wholefood and source of essential nutrients, an apple from 1940 contained three times as much iron as one of today’s apples. This is due to the continuous growing of the same crops in the same soils, which removes the nutrients. This is why crop rotation is so …

Parkour for the Playstation generation…. And the rest!

It was always inevitable with my passion for movement that I would end up in a parkour facility at some stage in my life. For those unfamiliar Parkour or Free running is an entire philosophy designed to master movement and your environment. In East London Parkour Generations officially opened their chainstore academy today and as you can see in the …

WHO TRAINS BETTER, MEN VS WOMEN?

What a question eh? So many avenues you can take this question, and as always it will only be my opinion, and their will be plenty of exceptions to the rule. I would like to hear the opinions of trainers and general public in the comment below! About 12 years ago a friend “dared” me to partake in an aerobics …

YOGA MATS and CASH RECEIPT CHEMICALS! You know you are eating this poison right?

Many that follow me will be aware of this, but I felt a greater need to shout this even louder. The chemical azodicarbonamide became more famous recently after an aggressive campaign by food activists challenged so called healthy food chain Subway to remove azodicarbonamide from their breads. What is azodicarbonamide? a�?Azodicarbonamide is the same chemical used to make yoga mats, …