Will aspartame kill you?

Will aspartame kill you?

People really love to hate on artificial sweeteners – particularly aspartame. But is it really the devil? Let’s go on a little journey. Aspartame was discovered in 1965. Chemist James Schlatter was working on an anti-ulcer drug at the time and unbeknown to...
Ketogenic diets: what and why

Ketogenic diets: what and why

Keto has been all the rage in certain circles for years now, with fans of the diet claiming it is some kind of miracle cure-all for your dietary woes – and whatever else that ails you. I’ve heard all sorts of claims, ranging from fat loss to cancer cures,...
Is creatine bad for your kidneys?

Is creatine bad for your kidneys?

Creatine is often touted as king when it comes to supplementation, but for some it’s still regarded as a danger. But will creatine have a negative effect on your kidneys and is it worth the benefits gained in terms of performance? In a world of gurus and fitness...
The truth about carbohydrates

The truth about carbohydrates

Everybody is always hating on carbs, drumming up fear and animosity towards a simple macronutrient. Like it’s the reason you don’t fit in those old jeans you’ve still got hiding in the back of your draw. Just blame it on the carbs and carry on....