Tag archives: macronutrients

Protein Intake: Redefining the Focus from Quantity to Quality

In the realm of nutrition, protein has long been revered as a vital component for optimal health and well-being. Traditionally, the emphasis has been on meeting a certain quantity or daily requirement of protein intake, or consuming high amounts of protein for muscle building and athletic performance.  However, in recent years, there has been a […]

Guide to Macronutrients: Part 2

In part 1, we discussed what calories and macronutrients are and what split could be right for different people and goals. If you missed that, you can catch up here. Now, we’re looking further into specific circumstances and how that can affect the intake needed as well as how you can determine what caloire requirements […]

Guide to Macronutrients: Part 1

At Fresh Fitness Food, personalised nutrition is at the heart of what we do. We believe nutrition is the foundation for a life of health and wellness, as well as playing an integral role in the achievement of fitness goals. Whether the clients’ goals include having more energy, clearer skin, building muscle or losing weight, […]

The Science Behind How Much Protein You Need

Knowing how much protein to consume can be difficult. There’s a lot of conflicting evidence around protein intake, and your requirements can be affected by individual differences, such as age, sex, exercise, height and so on. As it stands, the Recommended Nutrient Intake is approximately 0.75g per kilogram of bodyweight. This translates to around 56g of protein […]