Welcome to Cates Nutrition. A repository of in-depth nutritional and fitness information written by professionals for the benefit of our informed readership.

We aim to provide the highest quality, properly referenced information. We encourage our users to engage through the comments forms on the article. If there is anything you think we’ve missed or (heaven forbid) got wrong, then please let us know. We’ll do our best to expand or clarify points for you.

Meet the team


Jim Cates

Jim Cates

Jim is an all-round veteran. Nutrition, physical training … and writing. He decided to build a repository of genuinely high quality nutritional information, and has been working on this project ever since.


Valentino Muža

Valentino Muža

Valentino is a nutrition author and health coach. He’s been researching the link between nutrition and brain health for over 5 years, and specializes in Nootropics on Cates Nutrition. When he’s not writing, Valentino is traveling Europe, spending time in nature, or researching topics within his field of expertise.


Colin Empty

Colin Empty

The Prof might not quite have gained his professorial spurs just yet, but judging by the number of citations on Google Scholar, it can only be a matter of time. Don’t let his youthful looks deceive you, Colin has spent many years as a staff writer for online health magazines and specializes in supplementation and supplement ingredients.