Tag Archives: protein


Low-Carb Diets. Don’t throw out the baby protein, with the bathwater!

By Cliff Harvey ND, Dip.Fit, PhD (c) Most people think of ketogenic diets when they think ‘low carb’. Ketogenic diets are low enough in carbohydrate (and protein), and high enough in fat, to encourage the creation of ketone bodies. This creation of ketones resulting from diet is called ‘Nutritional Ketosis’....

Paleo and Primal Style Diets

The premise of the paleo diet is that genetically we haven’t changed much since the time of the earliest humans. It has been said that “From a genetic standpoint, humans living today are Stone Age hunter-gatherers displaced through time to a world that differs from that for which our genetic...

Is there a diet we were born to eat?

By Cliff Harvey ND, Dip.Fit, PhD (c) Humans have eaten very high-carbohydrate foods (especially grains) for only a short time in their overall development. For many thousands of years’ humans survived as hunter-gatherers and it is only in the past several thousand (an evolutionary ‘blink of the eye’) that we...

Cooking Mistakes that Could Make you Gain Weight

HOME cooked food is generally more nutritious than restaurant meals — but sadly it’s also very easy to get wrong. WHILE HOME cooked food is generally more nutritious and lower in calories than take away and restaurant meals, it can also be exceptionally easy to overdo things in the kitchen...

Eating for Maximum Energy

There are lots of factors contributing to low energy – poor sleep patterns, over-training, daily stress levels, inadequate recovery – the list goes on. What you eat – and when – can also have a big influence on your energy levels. For best results, it’s important to speak with your...