Blog — proteins

Alison Bell
How to Maximise Your Post Workout Recovery

How to Maximise Your Post Workout Recovery

Bone broth and exercise. While they may seem an unlikely pair, they are in fact an ideal couple. Think Brangelina, Kim and Kanye, Miley and Liam. They’re the kind of celebrity couples that are super popular amongst we, the public, because they just work so well together. Likewise, bone broth and exercise are two things that work incredibly well to support each other. Exercise is a massive part of daily life for many of us. Whether you’re into heavy triathlon training, you prefer doing casual laps at the pool or group classes get you going, letting your body recover properly...

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Alison Bell
The Healthy Eating Pyramid - What it's Really Done for our Health

The Healthy Eating Pyramid - What it's Really Done for our Health

Enjoying a balanced diet and keeping active every day is common sense, right? Well, at least it is now. Our current understanding of a healthy, balanced diet is, in large part, thanks to Nutrition Australia and their healthy eating pyramid initiative. The concept itself was first developed in Sweden in the 1970's and introduced on our shores in 1980. Along with the Pac-Man arcade game being created, the Rubik's cube becoming the world's most popular toy and the invention of the original Sony Walkman, 1980 was a year of innovation and evolution. In the Beginning The very first Australian healthy...

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Alison Bell
My Protein's Better Than Your Protein!

My Protein's Better Than Your Protein!

Plant Protein VS. Animal Protein Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the battle of the century! In the red corner Animal protein! And in the blue corner Plant protein! Who will take the title?It's an age-old question. Which is better? Animal protein or plant protein? To be able to answer the question, you first need to understand what protein actually is. We all know we need it. We know we get it by consuming certain foods. But what is it, where does it come from and why do we need it? Oxford University Press describes protein as "any of a class...

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Alison Bell
Grass-fed or Grain-fed Cattle - What's the Difference?

Grass-fed or Grain-fed Cattle - What's the Difference?

Which is Better and Why It’s a topic of conversation that can easily escalate into a heated and lengthy debate, particularly when it comes to livestock farmers. If you like to live by the notion of ‘the more natural better’ then you will probably agree that grass fed beef is the way to go. When compared with grain fed beef, grass fed beef; Is leaner Has lower levels of dietary cholesterol Has higher levels of Vitamin A and E – which can help fight heart disease Has Higher levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids Can improve blood sugar through the...

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