Does Green Tea Help Burn Fat?

I am occasionally asked what fat-burners I recommend for my clients. And, while I appreciate what some thermogenic herbs can do to increase the rate at which individuals lose inches, the reality is that very few people will need them once their obstacles have been removed and a significant minority will respond badly to the […]

Coconut Oil and the Benefits of MCFAs

When I am asked about saturated fats, the question is normally along the lines of ‘how bad are they?’ The questions should really be: are they actually bad at all? Is there benefits of some saturated fats above others? Since the 1970s, the government has recommended that we reduce out intake of saturated fats on […]

Do We Really Need That Much Iodine?

All of my clients know that the reason they get such impressive results is that we remove the obstacles that impair their metabolism, eliminate long-term restrictions on the body’s processes and generally get them to function the way nature intended. Before any of these improvements can take place, the first step is always to correct […]

Protein Intake: Modern Times, Same Requirements

If you are one of the many health-conscious individuals in search of reliable nutritional advice, you can be forgiven for feeling confused. There is a vast array of both opinions and interpretations on what you should be eating, most of it conflicting. This conflict is especially apparent when the subject matter is protein intake, namely […]

Caffeine Addiction

Most people would be surprised to find our that their mums are drug addicts. But many are. In fact, there are more caffeine addicts in the Western world than there are people who can do without, yet very few consider their habit beyond their choice of skinny latte or double mochaccino. Social protocol or not, […]

Magnesium Supplementation: When and With What?

There is now very little discussion in regards to whether athletes should make use of magnesium supplementation, with an ever-increasing body of research driving home the importance of this key mineral and a broadened base of athletes who wisely use magnesium products to address their requirements. Magnesium is a component of more than 300 enzymes […]

Mercury and Heavy Metals: How Much of an Issue are They?

Mercury is a heavy metal that has had a variety of uses throughout history, with evidence of its use existing for several ancient civilisations. However, perhaps the most controversial use is that in the dental amalgam. In the mid-nineteenth century, the mercury-silver-tin-copper-cadmium mix began to prove irresistible to dentists as a dental amalgam. The reasons […]