Tag: macronutrients

  • How To Decide Your Own Macro Split

      Everyone’s talking about macros. But how can you use a macro-based approach to diet unless you know your numbers? What Are Macros? Macros is shorthand for macronutrients – the three components of all foods. Macronutrients are protein, dietary fats, and carbohydrates. (Some people argue that alcohol should be the fourth macronutrient, but let’s keep […]

  • Is A Calorie A Calorie?

      No… This might sound crazy to some, a calorie isn’t a calorie? That’s as confusing as saying 1+1=3… Please bear with me… There is a reason why I’ve answered this question as no. In basic terms, a calorie is the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C. […]

  • Is Protein All You Need?

    Protein is a multifaceted nutrient. It’s the go-to supplement of choice for thousands of casual gym goers and athletes alike. Whether it’s being consumed to aid muscle building, or used as part of a healthy diet to assist weight loss, its place as a diet staple is well established. But is protein all you need? […]