How to get back on track with your diet
Jun21

How to get back on track with your diet

Are you one of those people who trains RELIGIOUSLY every day? You never miss a session, sometimes even doing 2 or 3 training sessions a day? You get up early when it’s still dark and cold, or you train late at night when everyone else would be tucked up in bed.  You train when it’s raining, when you’re sick, on holidays, Christmas morning…. there is just no foreseeable situation that would stop you from your...

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To vegan or not to vegan?
Jun14

To vegan or not to vegan?

*Article written by SBF dietician Peita HYNES BAppSc (HMS) hons. BHlth Sc (Nutr & Diet) hons.  Move over Paleo, VEGANISM is gaining in popularity and I must admit I do like some of the concepts of this way of eating. Adding more vegetables in your diet and consuming less processed foods addresses many of our current “diet” problems such as consuming excess calories, sugar, salt, fat, preservatives, additives, colouring etc A vegan...

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Why a ketogenic diet is NOT the answer.
Mar02

Why a ketogenic diet is NOT the answer.

*Article written by SBF dietician Peita HYNES BAppSc (HMS) hons. BHlth Sc (Nutr & Diet) hons.  A ketogenic diet is really just another fancy word for a very low carbohydrate diet. The idea is to put your body into a state called ‘ketosis’. What is ketosis? Firstly we need to go through a bit of physiology… Your body utilises carbohydrate and fat as its main fuel supply. Protein is only used when the body is depleted of...

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What is metabolic damage and do you have it?
Feb15

What is metabolic damage and do you have it?

A few points before we get started: Your metabolism is the collection of chemical reactions that take place in order to maintain a living state. Basically speaking, it’s the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy (make good food choices and you’ll have good fuel). The basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories your body needs to carry out the basic functions of keeping you alive e.g....

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FODMAPS: What is it?
Oct26

FODMAPS: What is it?

**blog written by SBF dietician Peita Hynes BAppSc (HMS) hons. BHlth Sc (Nutr & Diet) hons Bloating, abdominal pain, wind, constipation, diarrhoea or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affect approximately 1 in 7 Australian adults. Recent research from Monash University has provided the first evidence that a low FODMAP diet improves IBS symptoms!!! So what is a FODMAP diet? FODMAP is an acronym for: Fermentable Oligosaccharides ( For...

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SUGAR – The facts
Jul21

SUGAR – The facts

  This article is thanks to our SBF team dietician Peita Hynes: BAppSc (HMS) hons. BHlth Sc (Nutr & Diet) hons. Sugar is a type of carbohydrate and energy source from food and are scientifically known as monosaccharaides, disaccharides and oligosaccharides. During digestion, ALL carbohydrates break down into single molecule sugars, release into our blood stream and travel to the cells to be used as energy. Our bodies cells...

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