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Sri Lankan Liver & Egg Lettuce Cups (RECIPE)

MY BREAKFAST SERIES CONTINUES… Protein. Fat. Fiber. The coconut walnut porridge received some great feedback and I am now moving on to a little more cooking time. This recipe took me 22 minutes from first chop of the onion to letting the last water out of the sink after washing up. No excuse. Coconut and […]

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Homemade Recovery Drink

I have been experimenting with a homemade recovery drink that is easy to put together, meets the basic nutritional requirements of a recovery option and is economical. This is my latest choice and somewhat successful if I do say so myself. I have had a passion for recovery nutrition, and in particular food and dairy […]

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Branched Chain Amino Acids

Amino acids are the building blocks of any protein in the same way one lego block is the starting point of a lego house. As proteins are the the main biologically active component of life the bricks that build each protein are pretty important. It is estimated that there are over 2 million different proteins […]

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Is Midnight Hunger a Sign of Overtraining??

I have recently come across a few cases of athletes showing signs and symptoms of possible non-diabetic hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia is low blood sugar that is a result of glucose utilization or requirement that exceeds the supply or availability of the glucose. It can be common in insulin controlled diabetics but appears to be an issue […]

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The Backyard Grill – A Review

This is The Backyard Grill on Regent Street in Sea Point, a place to braai when you can’t. Living in Sea Point means that unless you are winning lotteries or swindling funds the chances of having the luxury of an outside area to braai is slim. (more…)

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Which whey is the gym?

Whey vs casein: the never ending debate? Milk is a good source of protein and amino acids as well as other nutrients such as calcium, riboflavin, phosphorus and lactose. The protein portion accounts for roughly 3-4 g per 100 ml of fresh milk.   Casein is the predominant form of protein in milk, about 80% […]

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