Keto – Definition, Safety & Side Effects

Keto – Definition, Safety & Side Effects

What is the Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)? The Keto Diet is an eating plan that focuses on restricting carbohydrates in the diet. The goal is to eat 5% or less of your daily calories from carbs. A general rule of thumb is to eat no more than 30g of carbs per day. As an...

What Science Says About Mycotoxins

What Science Says About Mycotoxins

What are Mycotoxins? “…Mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of molds (fungi)…” (2) i.e. when the mold eats the food it excretes mycotoxins, similar to when yeast in beer eats glucose and excretes alcohol. Mycotoxins...are made by...

Algae Oil v’s Krill Oil

Algae Oil v’s Krill Oil

A friend of mine told me about an omega 3 product they had been taking recently with great success. It's an omega 3 from Algae (the stuff fish eat). I decided to research the benefits of Algae Oil over regular Fish/Krill Oil - they appear below: * Most fish oils are...

6 Micromastery skills to supercharge your learning

6 Micromastery skills to supercharge your learning

I've just finished one of the best non-fiction books I've ever read and I strongly urge you to buy a copy. The book is called "Micromastery - Learn Small, Learn Fast and Find the Hidden Path to Happiness" by Robert Twigger. In the book Robert promotes the benefits of...

7 Benefits of Taking a Cold Shower

7 Benefits of Taking a Cold Shower

A friend of mine has a cold shower for the last 30 seconds to a minute of his total shower time. He recommended that I check it out. So I did some research and I'm now a convert. It's a simple change you can implement by turning the shower to cold for the last 30...

The “Spillover” Effect

The “Spillover” Effect

When I was living in Sydney a friend of mine who I hadn't seen in a while turned up looking slim and healthy. I asked him what his secret was and he said - "Well it's hard to pin down, as you never do one thing at a time!". I read a scientific study the other day that...

Lifestyle Choices Can Prevent Dementia

Lifestyle Choices Can Prevent Dementia

An interesting study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMMA) on July 14 2019. The study's aim was to determine how lifestyle choices determine a person's chance of getting dementia:...

Go Black and Never Go Back!

Go Black and Never Go Back!

I often get asked by customers whether I use Ghee or Butter in my coffee and why we don't sell MCT Oil. The truth is I don't use Butter, Ghee or MCT oil in my coffee during or after my fast. I haven't done so for over 6 months now and I find I get into Ketosis (fat...

The Magnificent 7

The Magnificent 7

For those on Keto diets or even the intermittent fasters amongst us - carbs are often seen as "the devil" due to their effect on blood sugar and their ability to knock you out of fat burning ketosis. While I would agree that all high GL carbs should be avoided like...

Forget 10,000 Steps a Day

Forget 10,000 Steps a Day

My sister used to have a Fitbit but got so obsessed with beating her previous days steps that she had to chuck it in the bin. It was bordering on OCD and consuming her life! That aside - where did the mandate (espoused by Fitbit and health professionals around the...