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Coconut mackerel curry

Mackerel is a great source of omega 3 fats and an economical source of protein. Lightly smoked variations are tasty and for this recipe I found a very nice option at Woolworths for around R 35 for two fillets. You can cook the fillets in bulk use some in this dish and keep some over […]

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Nutritional Genomics

Nutritional Genomics, or nutrigenomics for short, is the study of the relationship between genes and diet. It encompasses two main areas of exploration which include 1) how nutrition and diet affects the function of genes and 2) how genetic variations affect the utilization of nutrients. In 2003 the Human Genome Project was completed which was a 13 […]

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The Best Food Guide EVER

I posted recently on the PALEO DIET and highlighted some of the great concepts behind it as well as certain issues I feel are entwined within the dietary approach. I know that a Paleo/Atkins/Low Carb diet can work in certain populations but there are many limitations. Another diet that often gets researched along with low carbohydrate or […]

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Food 4 Weeks – Week 1

My Food 4 Weeks programme is 1 week in now and this is an update of the first week which is designed to be the strictest with regards to timing of energy dense carbohydrate and the increased intake of nutrient dense foods. I think I have been pretty good at sticking to the plan too. My first […]

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Food 4 Weeks

Today I start my Food 4 Weeks eating plan. It is an adaptation on a number of well documented eating plans that are out there without cutting out major food groups but rather adjusting a few things. The purpose is to achieve fat loss (not necessarily weight loss however) with benefits on other measurables too. […]

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