Posts Tagged with: Nutrition Glossary

Slow release carbohydrates

By Posted in - Nutrition on Location on May 14th, 2015 0 Comments

SLOW RELEASE CARBOHYDRATES

Most breads, white rice, breakfast cereals, white potatoes, soft drinks and baked goods contain carbohydrates that are quickly broken down into sugars. Quick-release carbs cause a sharp and rapid rise in your blood …

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Green Smoothies

By Posted in - Recipes on February 24th, 2015 0 Comments

Dish

Green Smoothies (Boost & Energise)

People

 (SERVES 2)

Nothing beats and injection of vibrant greens and fresh fruit to pick you up or get your day off to a cracking start. Perfect for Summer mornings or anytime your energy starts to …

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Fats

By Posted in - Nutrition on Location on February 8th, 2015 0 Comments

FAT

Fat is an essential macronutrient used by the body for functions like insulation,

protecting organs, as a store of energy and to supply fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K).

The types of fats include saturated …

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Carbohydrate loading

By Posted in - Nutrition on Location on February 2nd, 2015 0 Comments

CARBOHYDRATES

Carbohydrates are short or long chains of sugars that play an important role in your diet. They help supply the body with energy. Sugar, starch and cellulose are types of carbohydrates. Bread, cereals, rice, pasta, legumes, fruit …

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Protein

By Posted in - Nutrition on Location on January 22nd, 2015 0 Comments

PROTEIN

Protein is an essential nutrient that is used in the body for the growth and repair of cells and to provide energy.

You can get energy from protein, but it’s not your best choice. Protein has other …

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Caffeine

By Posted in - Nutrition on Location on January 10th, 2015 0 Comments

Caffeine has long become a staple on film sets – crews working long hours may get very irascible if the coffee  runs out or worse the coffee you provide is not up to scratch.

This is especially true in New Zealand …

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