Can You Cook With Olive Oil? A Dietitians Review

Can You Cook With Olive Oil? A Dietitians Review

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) in general is good for us. But how about cooking with olive oil? Some common questions you may have, are: Is cooking with olive oil bad for you?Are the health benefits of olive oil diminished after it has been cooked?Does the smoke point matter?Should I use another oil when cooking?  Background on Some of the Typical Benefits of EVOO The leading cause of death in 2020 was ischaemic heart disease-causing 49% of overall deaths.  Ischaemic heart disease occurs when a high amount of cholesterol builds up inside blood vessels. This accumulation causes cholesterol to get trapped…
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Improving Fertility in Females: A Dietitians Guide

Improving Fertility in Females: A Dietitians Guide

Have you and your partner made the momentous decision to conceive? Or are you simply trying to optimise your fertility status in preparation for the future? Well, you have come to the right place.  Nutrition plays a vital role in an individual’s fertility status, the likelihood of them falling pregnant and the development of their child, both as a new born and in years to come. Understandably, this places a significant amount of pressure on those trying to conceive. I encourage you to take a deep breath. The following will guide you through the top 10 tips to improve fertility…
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Protein: What’s Important When Trying to Build Muscle?

Protein: What’s Important When Trying to Build Muscle?

Protein is obviously the most important macronutrient to focus on for building muscle.  In the nutrition world, things are either oversimplified or overly complicated with emphasis placed on things that do not really matter.  One of the things that can be confusing for people is that for protein and muscle growth, multiple things are required. But each of these things matters to varying degrees.  The four main aspects of protein for muscle growth are: 1)  Total protein intake 2) Protein distribution 3) Protein quality 4)  Specific timing If you are trying to maximise muscle growth, you need to nail all of these…
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