Nutrition Articles

The Question about Whey Protein

Protein is a macronutrient required by everyone on a daily basis.  We need complete proteins because they contain the amino acids required by humans, helping to build and repair tissue, build the immune system, hormones, enzymes, balance sugar levels and provide energy. The requirements of protein range between * 62-220g of protein for men (based on the 2500 calories a day) and * 50-175g for women (based on the 2000 calories a day). This is roughly 10-35% […]

Nutrition Update: Himalayan Rock Salt

One of the first important changes to make to your kitchen pantry is your choice of salt.  Normal table salt has been refined and contains merely 97.5% sodium chloride along with additives to prevent it clumping together.  Without the other essential synergistic minerals, this salt causes all the negative problems associated with excess salt intake ie hypertension, water retention as well as weight gain. It is worth remembering that sodium is a vital mineral in […]