Nutrient Timing for Sports
Performance nutrition is a profession that has come to the forefront of elite sports performance over the past 5 years. Many organisations such as The English Institute of Sport, Premiership football clubs, England Rugby and the Lawn Tennis Association now have nutritionists on staff and these expert nutritionists undoubtedly help athletes improve their performance and recovery. However at amateur levels of sport there remain many misconceptions about performance nutrition. Some of these include carbohydrate loading for sports, getting carbs from jelly beans, jaffa cakes, pasta and potatoes and that fat makes you fat and should be avoided.Want to Know How to Gain Weight?
Some of us want to know how to GAIN weight. Some of us are unhealthily underweight, thanks to health problems or eating disorders – some want to build muscle for sport or fitness – some are trying to fight a fading appetite or the ‘gift’ of skinny genes. There are plenty of real reasons for wanting to know how to gain weight. So let’s look at some tips for doing it the best, healthy way.The Aztecs Knew It, and Now We Can Share It Too, Spirulina!
Spirulina or more precisely blue-green algae is a mixture of single cell organisms which bridge the gap between plants and animals. Its cells photosynthesize, just like plants, whilst there are no cell walls, just like animals! Historically the first mention comes from one of Cortes’ conquistador soldiers who describes it as a valuable food source for the Aztec people in pre-16th century Central America.Life Is Phat With a “PH”!
Keeping your body in a healthy state may be as easy as “ph”i. Maintaining a slightly alkaline pH in your body is one of the keys to consistent and vibrant health. For those of you who need a freshman chemistry refresher course, I’ll try my best.Roadblocks to Diet and Fat Loss – 5 Foods to Avoid For Improved Diet and Fat Loss
If one were asked to list perhaps the most potent, and most powerful foods on the planet, wheatgrass would certainly be near the top of the list. Wheatgrass is an extraordinarily healthy living food that is able to assist the body in healing, as well as to reverse certain diseases.Save a Resolution! Stay Healthy This Holiday Season!
The main keys to staying healthy during this time of year are the same as any other time of year: Proper diet and frequent exercise. With the following useful tips, you can minimize the excess pounds while still being able to enjoy your favorite holiday feast.Ditch The Wheat To Lose Weight
If you are looking for one sure fire way to lose weight (body fat) quickly and effectively without exercising or going on a diet, I would say that it is to eliminate wheat from your diet. Did you know that the wheat that we currently eat in our breads, breakfast cereals, pastas and soups (yes even in soups) has been genetically modified and as a result what we think we are eating is not the same as what we are actually eating? And to top that off it is also very addictive and generally makes…The Battle Between Muscle and Fat: Part II
We have been told for years that fat is bad. Just how bad, nobody knew. Recent studies, however, have found that substituting carbohydrates for fat was not the solution to reducing our fat levels. Just the opposite; we now know that this assumption was based on bad research.7 Tips to Speed Up Your Metabolism
Do you suffer with a sluggish metabolism? Would you like to learn how to speed up your metabolsim. Learn 7 tips to do just that in this article.Will Colostrum Help My Psoriasis?
Colostrum or “first milk” as it is often called is fortified with the essential nutrients a newborn needs when starting out in life. Come and see if this might just help your psoriasis.Healthcare Is Not Medical Care
Our bodies are built from the food we eat. When we get sick. If we ask our doctor, we’re likely to get a prescription for relief of symptoms but we usually come away with no better idea of the cause. And sooner or later we become toxic to the pill that relieves our symptoms and get into further trouble.