Potassium is seen as one of the best electrolytes that is able to support and enhance sports performance. Gathered from the Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition (2014 - 2018) potassium is able to: Help prevent post-exercise exhaustion Support intense training sessions Aid maintaining normal levels of hormones May help prevent cramps during and after intense exercise... Continue Reading →
Next time you go outside or catch a tan be mindful of the benefits and dangers of sunlight exposure.
Protein is seen as one of the most essential forms of nutrients to support high levels of exercise. However, choosing the right type of protein can either further aid muscle repair or can potentially harm your body. Research done by a nonprofit group, Clean Label Project, has found that many protein powders contain heavy metals... Continue Reading →
Yoghurt, surprisingly, is one of the healthiest forms of diary, along with other non dairy yoghurts, that can provide many benefits. Some probiotics found in yoghurt are seen to prevent the absorption of fat, excreted through faeces rather than being stored in your body. This is further proven by a published study that has shown... Continue Reading →
I have frequently been looking for new ingredients to add in my beverages so as to increase its nutrition and health benefits. My previous blog on Ginger for green tea strongly highlights this. Amongst my research I have found a suitable ingredient that can be added to coffee which can greatly increases its nutrition. Cinnamon is... Continue Reading →
Fiber is becoming more frequently advertised with food products, associated with health, but what is fibre and what can it do for you? Sourced from Healthyeating, n.d., fibre is seen to provide your body with three major benefits including: lowering blood cholesterol, cleaning the digestive track and slowing hunger. Fibre is seen to reduce cholesterol... Continue Reading →
Following on from my previous blog about green tea, I have been looking for an ingredient to combine with green tea, so as to add to its health benefits and taste. Through research and exploration I found a suitable ingredient, Ginger. Along with many other benefits some benefits of ginger include: reducing muscle pain and... Continue Reading →
Following on from my previous blog 'Is fat bad for you' it can be seen that not all fats are bad, in fact some are beneficial for health. Unsaturated fats provide three well known benefits including: lowering a person's levels of LDL cholesterol, reduce inflammation, and build stronger cell membranes in the body (Medicalnewtoday, 2018). Lowering... Continue Reading →