Ping! If you are one of the 93% in the US and 80+% in the UK, you'll recognise the familiar sound of the microwave when it has finished it's "cooking" cycle (not the quotes!!

There is no denying their popularity, but in health and nutrition terms, is it a friend or foe?

This article seeks to trawl through the Science & "Bro-science"

With so many diet options to choose from, it can be hard to find a weight loss plan to suit you.

To help you we have a synopsis from the British Dietetic Association (BDA), which looks at the pros and cons, and gives its verdict on some of the most popular diets.

Protein is incredibly important, if we don’t get enough from the diet, our health and body composition suffers. As with most facts however, there are vastly different opinions on how much protein we actually need.

Why Breakfast?

Breakfast is an incredibly important meal; not only does it help your metabolic and energy-producing processes swing into action after a night’s rest, research has also shown that those who eat breakfast experience superior mental performance during the morning, and increased physical performance later in day ­ the time when many of us with 9-5 routines have to train.

Why does our immunity suffer in the winter?

 As we come into the winter months nearly everyone seems to get coughs, colds and flu (collectively known as upper respiratory tract infections (or URTIs), These are rife in the general population during winter, yet almost disappear during the summer months. The answer has a lot to do with the structure of your immune system and the way it interacts with the environment. 

As athletes and people who train we are often more susceptible to getting sick due to the extra stress we place on our bodies.

This article will look at the Immune System / Nutrition and Supplements.