Nutrition Archives - Chris Knott

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Seafood Stew

Seafood Stew & Tomato Basil Rice

I made this recently and it went down a real treat. This is a great evening recipe for the whole family and contains a nice even balance of protein, fats and carbs. I try to limit red meat to just morning meals and so this fish stew is great as an alternative to lamb or […]

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Breakfast Recipe

Poached Eggs & Rye Bread Breakfast

This breakfast recipe is a delicious recipe packed full of nutrition that nourishes the gut and provides a nice even mix of macronutrients. All the vegetables used here are fantastic sources of prebiotics, a form of fibre that allow good bacteria to thrive. Digestion A lot of my reading at the moment is on the […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast Ideas

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I disagree and think that every meal is the most important meal of the day. Regardless of whether your goal is strength, fat loss or muscle gain, it always helps to get a healthy dose of protein in the morning. Here’s how to bulk […]

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Nootropic

The Nootropics Guide: Part 1

As many of you may know, I’m big in to brain nutrition. It’s something I’ve experimented with for a while and do have a substantial amount of anecdotal experience in. Now although boosting brain power may sound sexy, there definitely are some do’s and don’t’s when it comes to enhancing cognition. Let’s get started: What […]

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Chinese Chicken

Chinese Chicken & Pineapple

It’s Friday night. It’s been a long week and you fancy a take away. Only problem is you’ve been put on a calorie controlled diet and your trainer is watching your every move. What do you do? Why not give this Chinese Chicken a try. With the handy macro nutrient calculator, you can alter your […]

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Duck

Seared Spicy Duck

Chicken and Turkey will feature frequently in the majority of people’s diets. It tends to be quite rare that we deviate from what we know and try different meats. Rotating your food sources is good to avoid boredom, but also ideal for preventing getting food intolerances. This is my take on how to cook perfect […]

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Fat loss

The Fat Loss Cocktail

I’ve always had the outlook that if there were a supplement or magic pill that was 100% fool proof for fat loss it would be worth millions. I’m going to set the record straight now, no “fat loss” supplements work, they can only increase the efficiency of certain mechanisms given that they are in the […]

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chicken stew

Winter Warmer: Chicken Stew

The cold nights are upon us and we’re all in need of something nutritious to warm us up. This is a delicious recipe suitable for all the family. What You’ll Need White & Sweet potatoes White Onions Carrots Parsnips Garlic Leeks Chicken Thighs Mixed Herbs & Spices Spinach Leaves Olive Oil Instructions Chop up 2 […]

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Intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting: What, How, Why

If you’re interested in nutrition, it’s likely that you’ll do some off the cuff research in to different dietary strategies. Intermittent fasting is a food timing protocol where you restrict your eating “window” to a shortened period of the day, so for example, instead of eating from 7am-8pm (13 hours) you may eat from 7am-1pm […]

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fat loss

5 Things about fat loss

Fat loss can be a tricky process. It’s usually overly complicated with far too many variables being thrown in to the mix too early. I’ve recently been looking to improve my own body composition and I’ve learned a lot. Here are my top 5 things to consider before starting a fat loss diet. Background – […]

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