About AAFP

Established 1982
Patron: Margaret Fulton OAM

The Australian Association of Food Professionals Inc (AAFP) is an association of food professionals who have expertise in diverse food-related areas such as journalism, production, marketing, public relations, food science, nutrition, education, recipe development, food styling catering for restaurants and small businesses. The Australian Association of Food Professionals Inc membership’s common bond is the love of food and a willingness to share information. Its mission statement is:

  • to communicate food issues and to encourage excellence and professionalism through an exchange of ideas and information;
  • to create an environment in which food is central to the Australian culture; and
  • to be recognised as the key organisation that promotes excellence, professionalism, ethics and personal involvement within food, media and related industries.
  • to stage special events such as the Australian Food Media Awards and other appropriate activities as required, including but not limited to the Hall of Fame, Australia’s Table Tomorrow.

In its mandate of sharing information and communicating food issues the Australian Association of Food Professionals conducts an ongoing series of seminars, lectures, and workshops in an endeavour to keep its members at the cutting edge of industry developments and trends.

The Association’s Patron is Margaret Fulton OAM, its President is Kate McGhie (Award-winning international food writer, presenter and judge) and its Vice President is Stewart White (agency principal, senior public relations consultant and editor.) 

Musashi Protein Power

Musashi Protein Power – Might of a Samurai!

The Samurai.

Some of the greatest warriors to ever live, the Samurai were known for their honor, speed, efficiency, and most of all, their might – few more so than Miyamoto Musashi, legendary swordsman and ronin. And just like its namesake, Musashi Protein Powder is, truly, of a different class and caliber than any of its competition.

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Just like the versatile swordsmanship of the legendary Musashi, Musashi Protein Powder offers a solution to every situation.

  • Looking to become a lean, mean machine? Try the Musashi Mint Protein at Amcal
  • Want to up your protein? Musashi Protein Powder has a High Protein mix for you.
  • Trying to cut carbs? Then maybe the Musashi Protein Powder Low Carb is for you.

With Musashi Protein Powder, you can hit all your goals with a Samurai’s might!

All natural? Musashi Protein Powder’s all natural low-carb, artificial coloring-and-flavoring-free whey protein powder is the product for you. With a whopping 24 grams of protein per serving, this whey protein (coming either unflavored or in a delicious naturally-produced natural cocoa) contains not only natural whey, but a superfruit blend of pomegranate, blueberry, and apple pectin, to really pack in the punch needed to give you the results you want, and you need.

Image for Musashi Bulk Mass Gain Deluxe Bar Chocolate Peanut - 90g from Amcal

Want a rippled, slim physique? Try the Musashi Lean Protein Powder. Low fat and low carb, the Musashi Lean contains WPI, or Whey Protein Isolate, facilitating mixability. Coming in either chocolate or vanilla, the Musashi protein is sure to leave a pretty good taste in your mouth: The taste of victory.

Or, maybe you swing a different direction – you want to get BIG. Fret not, because Musashi has the Musashi BULK Mass Gain Powder – just what you need to get the results, the gains, and the mass you want, when you want it. 26 grams of protein, 223 calories, and 22 grams of carbs per serving, this powder is ready to help you rip, and get ripped. Packed with Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Isolate, Vitamins, and Protein, this powder is here for all the hardgainers out there looking to get more from their workout. Coming in Banana Smoothie, Chocolate Milkshake, and Vanilla Milkshake flavors, and three varying sizes, there’s a protein powder here for everyone.

Amcal Musashi Protein Powder is the first step in your path to gain the strength and vitality of a revered Samurai warrior – it is the blade with which you will hone your skills, and your body.\

Buy Musashi here – https://www.amcal.com.au/musashi-p45-cookies—cream-bar—90g-p-9300605098909

Using Musashi Protein

How Should You Take Musashi Protein?

Musashi Protein has a large array of products that will be sure to fit the need of every individual consumer out there. It’s common knowledge that getting more protein in your diet means the difference between gaining lean muscle mass and not. This holds especially true for those over the age of fifty, as their protein synthesis rate decreases.

Amcal Musashi Protein Powder comes in three different forms. These include protein bars, boxed milk drinks, and protein powders. Musashi Protein also offers numerous flavors in all of these forms. This allows for a good mix of possible ways for you to get your daily protein intake without ever getting bored of the same old stuff.

Image for Musashi P45 Cookies & Cream Bar - 90g from Amcal

The options don’t stop there either. Musashi Protein has various products to help with specific protein needs. These include mass builders, low carbohydrate products, fat burners, high protein products, and muscle recovery formulas. No matter what your individual protein need is, Musashi Protein can help.

Image for Musashi BULK Extreme Choc Mint Protein Powder - 2.25kg from Amcal

If your stomach is very sensitive to some of the protein products that you have tried in the past, Musashi has the cure. We do suggest starting off with a regular protein bar, milk, or powder to see if the Amcal Cookies Cream Bar has the same effect on your stomach as the other brands of protein.

If you notice your stomach is still sensitive with Musashi Protein, we recommend purchasing one of the products that are specifically made with protein isolate. These tend to be lighter on sensitive stomachs, which helps those who have them still get their necessary daily intake of protein without the regular hassle of other products.

Musashi Protein products come in a variety of different flavors. The powders for protein shakes typically are available in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. There are some other options mixed in with each type of powder, however, each type usually has these three basic flavors.

The protein bars come in salted caramel, dark chocolate mint, coconut, cookies and cream, hazelnut, fudge, brownie, peanut, and a few other ones. There really are a ton of options for those picky ones out there. And the best part is that you can change up your flavors every day so you are not stuck with the same flavor over and over again. This is a major advantage over other protein brands, as they mainly come in three basic flavors that can get real old, real quick.

Lastly, we have the boxed milk. This is a fairly new product that allows for quick access to protein in the morning or right after your workout. This is ideal for those who don’t have time to eat a bar or mix up a shake. Right now, these come in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.

Breast Pump information

Everything You Need To Know About Breast Pumps

As a mother-to-be, there are lots of things you need to learn before your baby is born. From diaper types, clothing sizes, nutrition information, to breast pumps, there are a lot of questions. Today we are going to cover everything you need to know about breast pumps so that you are prepared for when your little guy or gal enters this world.

Avent Breast Pump at Amcal are imperative pieces to a mothers must-haves collection. Regardless of whether you plan on breastfeeding or not, breast pumps are handy to have in certain situations. Since the passing of the Affordable Car Act, mothers are typically covered to purchase a new pump under their insurance policy. Most insurance plans also cover a visit to a lactation specialist who can show you how to properly use it.

Types of Breast Pumps 

There are two broad categories of breast pumps that are offered. These include manual and electronic breast pumps. The electronic pumps can be found in both single breast and double breast setups. Depending on how often you want to use your pump, one of the two options will be better suited than the other.

Manual pumps are good for mothers who mainly plan to breastfeed. These are great to have just in case you run into a situation where you are unable to nurse your baby. This can include times where you baby may get oral thrush. It’s best to use the pump and feed your baby by bottle until the thrush clears up.

Electronic pumps are more expensive and ideal for mothers who plan to pump after the first few weeks. These breast pumps are easy for you to pump when you need to go back to work and at other times when you are not able to nurse your baby.

These electronic Tommee Tippee Breast Pump at Amcal Online can come with a variety of different options. All of these are intended to help the mother with convenience. Some come with various sucking patterns that allow the mother to alter the rhythm depending on how their nipple and breast feel at the time of pumping. This can help to stimulate the breasts at times when milk flow is evidently low.

Safety Measures 

Don’t ever, we repeat ever, borrow a breast pump. Apart from the hospital-grade pumps that are closed systems, all other breast pumps are open systems. This means that the milk flows through mechanical parts. It’s very hard to completely clean these pumps and any leftover residue could harbor harmful bacteria. For the sake of your newborn’s health, don’t ever borrow a breast pump.

Ensure you get the proper breast shield fit. Contrary to popular belief, breast shields are not fitted by breast size. Rather these shields are fitted by nipple size. Trying on a few different sizes will help you to determine the right size for you. And realize that most women have two different nipples sizes. One breast may take one size, while the other may take another size. It’s best to try sizes on both breasts so you have an ideal fit with each.

Purchase a breast pump here https://www.amcal.com.au/breast-pumps