Discover everything you need to know about evidence-based nutrition, so you can manage your diet effectively, whatever the goal.
Lesson 1: The Basics Of Energy Balance
Any food or drink containing macronutrients (protein, carbs, fat, and alcohol) will contain calories. Calories provide the body with the energy it needs to carry out basic bodily functions, as well as fuelling day-to-day activity, and throwing weight around in the gym.
Lesson 3: What Makes Up Energy Out?
The amount of calories you burn is an important aspect of managing energy balance. There are 4 major components of energy out. Here's a detailed breakdown of what they are and what they mean.
Lesson 5: How Many Calories Do I Need Every Day?
Your calorie intake is the logical starting point for achieving your goals, but you might be confused as to how to calculate how much you should be eating.
Lesson 7: Why Is Protein So Important, Anyway?
Protein, protein, protein. Everywhere you turn, people seem to be talking about protein.
Extolling its benefits like it's the cure for all the world's problems. But is it really THAT important? Here are the facts.
Lesson 2: What Makes Up Energy In?
Energy (or calories) in is defined as the number of calories you consume through food and drink on a daily basis. Your food contains macronutrients, which in turn contain calories that fuel your body.
Lesson 4: How To Read A Food Label
Being able to read a food label correctly is important for managing your caloric intake. Here's a quick guide to what's important, using a specific nutrition label.
Lesson 6: How Long Will It Take To Lose The Weight?
Mapping out your weight loss journey can be a very powerful tool to help rationalise your progress.
By understanding your expected rate of weight loss, you can set realistic expectations for the future.
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