Category Archives for "Core nutrition"

Condiments

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Condiments Herbs and spices can be utilised to add flavour where salt, sugar and ‘bad’ trans fats have been cut out. In fact some spices, namely cinnamon, ginger, chilli and cayenne have been shown to aid metabolism and fat burning as well as reducing hunger, while […]

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Starchy Carbohydrate

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Starchy Carbohydrates When talking about carbohydrates I am referring to ‘starches’ – grains, legumes, tubers (potatoes, parsnips etc.) plus bananas and, when eaten in large enough portions, squashes and other root vegetables. In the right amount (which is much less than we are used to consuming […]

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Fruit

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Fruit Fruit is high in fibre and water, not to mention full of vitamins and antioxidants. The natural sugars present in fruit are a source of carbohydrate. Like vegetables they provide bulk without too many calories. Fresh is always the best, but frozen can be useful […]

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Vegetables & Salad

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Vegetables and Salad High in fibre and water, vegetables are bulky (therefore filling) with very few calories. The fibre also contributes to satiation, as well as ensuring healthy, regular digestion, since you won’t be getting as much fibre through starches and whole grains. Eat vegetables and […]

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Dairy

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Dairy Dairy can be great or not so great, depending on your own metabolic makeup, the types of dairy you consume and in what quantities. Some people can eat dairy without concern whilst for others it may hinder fat loss, though low fat, high protein dairy […]

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Fat

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Fat Fat does not make you fat. Fat is essential for brain function, nutrient absorption, skin and joint lubrication. It becomes a problem when consumed in high quantities as it is high in calories, or if the fats are of the unhealthy trans (hydrogenated) fat varieties […]

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Protein

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Protein Protein is the fire of your metabolism. It takes longer and is harder to digest than other food sources, so keeps your metabolism running at a higher speed for longer, uses more calories to digest, keeps you feeling full for longer, minimises cravings and keeps […]

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Fundamental Formula 5 Rules

1. WATCH WHAT YOU EAT Base meals and snacks on lean protein with plenty of low starch vegetables, salad, and some fruit, with limited amounts of starchy carbohydrates; no more than 1/6th of your plate. Eat dairy foods if they do not cause problems for you such as digestive troubles, or slow fat loss (some […]

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100 Days of Easy Snacks

How many easy snack combinations can you think of?   The truth is there are endless possibilities, literally thousands and thousands.   Hopefully once you get familiar with the way I advocate eating and has found what works for you, you can start getting really creative and have something different almost every day! But when […]

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