Passionate about proactive healthcare? Look no further…#MET2015

Move Eat Treat is a movement to equip all healthcare practitioners with the skills to positively influence their patients’ lifestyle choices, fostering a healthy and happy Great Britain. As follow-up from our groundbreaking inaugural summit in 2013, we invite you to join us at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) in London on […]

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PART 1: To #LCHF or not to #LCHF – that’s the dietary question!  

By @JohannWindt, @Liam_West & @AniaTarazi Attendees of the 2015 Old Mutual Health Convention were fattened with four full days of low-carb, high fat (#LCHF) information #PunIntended. For brief summaries, see daily blogs of Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. Combining our notes, conference speaker interviews, and your questions, #TeamBJSM hope this blog captures and summarizes […]

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Discussion continues for #clarityofmessage: Day 2, 2015 Low Carb High Fat Summit (#LCHF)

Johann Windt, Liam West (@Liam_West) and Ania Tarazi The low carbohydrate diet discussion continues: does the LCHF diet fall better under well-researched intervention or ill-advised fad? Today the focus was on various health parameters, including metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Check out the Day 2 Storify here! Dr Eric Westman – #LCHF […]

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An attempt to untie knots: day 1 at the low carbohydrate, high fat (#LCHF) summit

Last week we asked if the low carbohydrate, high fat (#LCHF) diet was a fad. This week, we’re at Cape Town to find out. Here are the highlights from the first day of the #LCHF conference. Also, check out our #LCHF Day 1 Storify. Time for scientific humility The opening keynote, Gary Taubes (@garytaubes), author of ‘Why […]

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Low carbohydrate, high fat (#LCHF) nutrition: a neglected form of healthy eating, or a dangerous dietary fad?

By Johann Windt, Ania Tarazi & Liam West Global experts in #LCHF nutrition are gathering in Cape Town, February 19th – 22nd, for the 2015 Old Mutual Health Convention. Hosted by Professor Tim Noakes, the summit looks at the effects of the #LCHF diet on key health issues including type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, […]

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Zero to 25,000 steps a day: My personal story (and numbers) of lifestyle, and physical transformation

By Stephen Morrison @howmanymiles_ “People remember dead babies,” not the most heart-warming of statements, but one that Professor Karim Khan used to illustrate a point in a recent presentation; point being that you will remember an emotional story or event more than a set of statistics. The audience at the FSEM and BASEM Walk 500 miles […]

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Assessing Nutritional Knowledge in Elite Badminton Players: Study Results

By Freddy Brown, and Prof Cathy Speed ABSTRACT Background: Badminton is an “intermittent” racquet sport, requiring technical skill and sport-specific-fitness. This study aimed to assess the nutritional knowledge of badminton players to shape the delivery of future support, and to facilitate fuelling and recovery strategies. Methods: The General Nutrition Knowledge Questionnaire was administered online to […]

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In response to: “Challenging beliefs in sports nutrition: are two ‘core principles’ proving to be myths ripe for busting?”

Letter to the Editor by Javier T. Gonzalez, Research Fellow, Department for Sport, Health & Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK IN RESPONSE TO: Brukner P. Challenging beliefs in sports nutrition: are two ‘core principles’ proving to be myths ripe for busting? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2013;47(11):663-64. The editorial by Brukner [1] provokes an interesting debate […]

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