Body Fat and Fat Free Mass

Body Fat is stored as adipose tissue in almost every region of our bodies but a small amount of fat, about 300-400 grams to be exact, is stored in our muscles. This fat is called intramuscular fat and is stored in our skeletal muscles such as our biceps, triceps etc, organ muscles such as the…

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

“A good mentor offers guidance and directions from the back seat. You still have to drive the car” – Michael Johnson After achieving a new personal best in last Sunday’s Cardiff Half Marathon and Welsh Championships by such a huge margin and on a course that is not exactly flat or Pb renowned, and bearing…

Greek Salad with Avocado

    “You can never win unless you beat the man in front of you” – Vince Lombardi   This delicious Greek Salad contains pretty much all of your five a day in one meal. It Is also one of the easiest recipes I have or will ever cook but one of the most delicious….

Cod Curry

“The Fight is won or lost far away from witnesses- behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road- long before I dance under those lights” – Mohammed Ali   With the Cardiff Half coming up this Sunday, this dish is full of iron, energy and glucose in order to top up…

Visceral Fat and Body Weight

Visceral Fat is is the amount of fat around the major organs in your body. It is stored in the stomach cavity just underneath the stomach and therefore is within reach of all your major organs such as the liver, pancreas to name just a couple. Visceral Fat is also commonly renowned as Active Fat…

Seafood Rissotto

“Believe in yourself and be prepared to work hard” – Stella McCartney Seafood is not a big staple of the Mediterranean diet for no reason. The Omega 3 oils and fatty acids in fish and especially seafood, not to mention the Vitamin C content, make this an extremely delicious dish.   169g Basmati Rice (…

Low Fat Beef Chilli

“ Beauty begins the moment you begin to be yourself” – Coco Chanel When cooking a recipe using Beef mince, always attempt to use low fat Beef mince, the 5% mince. This mince is very high in ruminant trans fats which are healthy for us and the fact that it only contains five percent Fat…

Vegetable Stew

“In the past people were born royal. Nowadays royalty comes from what you do” – Gianni Versace Cauliflower is full of immune boosting Vitamin C and fibre and is also cholesterol free and so eating cauliflower is very good for our levels. It is also gluten free and very low fat. Did you know a…

Delicious Steak Stir Fry

“Do not let grossly ignorant people affect your happiness. You have total control over your feelings and your reactions. Like all criticism or gossip, you can let it eat you alive and grow like cancer, or you can choose to let it go and be free of the pain that it can produce. You know the…

Pancakes with Caremalized Mixed Fruit

“Optimum Nutrition is the medicine of tomorrow” – Linus Pauling This dish can be eaten either as a dessert or a spoon breakfast. Whatever takes your fancy. Flour is surprisingly low in fat and high in energy and protein. This is something a lot of people might not or would not know unless they studied…