protein

Lactose intolerance is a gastrointestinal condition, recognised throughout the medical community as loss of function in the enzyme lactase that helps us digest lactose, the naturally occurring sugar in cows' milk.
Protein is a major structural component of your body's muscle and is used to build and repair muscle tissue. Clearly, protein is vital to body composition but how much do you need to eat to get the maximum benefit?
As an athlete, it's essential that I get the right nutrition in my diet. A balance of protein, carbs and 'good' fats are all so important for me to feel on top of my game. Like anyone else, when I was younger I made mistakes on the route to finding what works. I had to figure out the best way for me to get into shape and best way for me to fuel my body.
The old tricks are the best! Making shapes out of sandwiches, presenting fruit in small colourful containers, adding a fun curly straw to drink their milk with - it all helps to make sure they actually eat everything. After all, children don't get any nutritional benefit from food that never leaves the lunchbox.
A bodybuilder has died after consuming excessive amounts of protein which her body couldn’t process properly due to an undiagnosed
Sugary drinks and high protein meals make a highly unhealthy combination, new research suggests. Consuming the two together
Beans and legumes: Lentils, garbanzo beans, black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, etc. Beans are versatile, filling, and easy to make in a variety of different ways. You can add beans to a salad, make a soup, (lentil and 3 bean vegetarian chili are two of my favourites), you can eat them as a side dish, beans are used widely in Indian cooking.
Sugary drinks and high protein meals make a highly unhealthy combination, new research suggests. Consuming the two together
Once I've had my binge, I'm thinking of staying on diet, albeit not as strictly. I can't do myself as much damage as I would my child, but I've enjoyed some of the effects of managing my levels and I know that I'd be taking less long-term risk with my health, which will matter to my child too.