Tag: low gi
Carbohydrates, Innocent Until Proven Guilty
By 180 Nutrition Over the last century, along with a technology boom, there’s been a major shift in the foods we eat. With more and more demands now put on us than ever before, convenience has risen above nutrition. So for the greater good of mankind (well any one who reads this anyway) we’ve decided Read More…
7 Quick & Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Breakfast
Angela: I think we all know by now breakfast is the most important meal of the day. With a few tweaks you can make an average breakfast supercharged with no extra effort at all! By doing this you will ramp up the nourishment factor of your food and you will be less likely to make bad food Read More…
Weight Loss Smoothies
If your goal is to shift some stubborn body fat, creating your own weight loss smoothies are a fantastic way to helping you achieve this. The trick is to ensure the ingredients you use are completely natural, rich in natural vitamins, minerals, protein, natural fats, fibre and low in carbohydrate. If you do this then Read More…
Curb Those Cravings With the Best Healthy Homemade Chocolate Fix Ever!
Guy: I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who doesn’t like chocolate. In saying that, there’s a vast difference between snapping off a small square to fire off those taste buds, to devouring a whole block whilst watching the Biggest Loser! Being that it’s Easter and chocolate consumption goes into overdrive, we wanted to Read More…
The Mother of All Healthy Protein Breakfast Smoothies
I put this video up on our 180 Facebook page earlier, and due to interest I thought I’d put it into a blog post. When I have a big morning ahead of me, I make the mother of all healthy protein breakfast smoothies! It literally takes me 5 minutes and it’s exceptional tasty nutrition, high Read More…
We chat to Nora Gedgaudas: Primal Body, Primal Mind. Beyond the Paleo diet
Audio Version Podcast Episode #7 By Guy Lawrence Eat fat to lower cholesterol… What about dairy, is it healthy? Can I run an ultra-marathon or CrossFit on a low carb/ high fat or paleo diet? These are just some of the questions we cover in this episode of The Health Sessions as we catch up with Nora Gedgaudas, Read More…
Can I eat honey and agave syrup if I am trying to lose body fat?
‘For all but the last few hundred years (a heartbeat on the genetic evolution time scale), really sweet foods have been difficult to find.’ – David Gillespie Sugar… It’s a delicate topic. Unless you’ve been living in a cave lately, you will know that sugar has been copping a lot of flack from the media Read More…
Understanding the glycemic index and how it can work for you
// In theory, the low GI diet sounds like the perfect weight-loss strategy for people with diabetes. But in practice, the interaction between the foods a person eats and the body’s response is complex and not always easy to predict. In healthy individuals, the digestive system begins breaking down complex carbohydrates into simple sugars after Read More…
Ahh the sweet stuff: How are you getting your sugar fix?
By Guy Lawrence Don’t shoot the messenger here, but this one is SO important. But firstly lets eliminate a common point of confusion. There is glucose that is manufactured in the body, which is ever present in the blood and essential as the brain wouldn’t function without it.
Turn yourself from hero to zero. Get the skinny on insulin resistance.
// By Tania Flack What is Insulin Resistance? Many factors contribute to insulin resistance (IR) including poor diet and stress. It develops over time as the body gradually looses the ability to control blood sugar levels effectively. Muscle, fat and liver cells slowly become less sensitive to insulin which is used to transport glucose into Read More…