What Are Vitamins and Minerals?

Vitamins and minerals are a class of essential nutrients that have to be obtained from the food you eat. Vitamins come as either water soluble or fat soluble. The water soluble vitamins include the family of nutrients classed as the B vitamins.

I Am Healthy, So How Did I Get Sick?

There are many people out there today that have made that life-changing decision to commit to a diet plan, as well as commit themselves to visiting the gym for some intense physical activity multiple times per week. They have a well defined goal of what they intend to get out of the diet they have chosen, as well as in individually tailored workout that is aligned with those goals. So how did they get sick?

Help With Weight Loss – 5 Tips to Do to Lose More Weight

Are you struggling to lose weight? Do you need help with weight loss? These 5 tips will help you to meet your weight loss goals.

Farmed Atlantic Salmon or Wild Caught Pacific Salmon?

Farmed Atlantic Salmon is cheaper than Wild Caught Pacific Salmon, but it has been linked to high levels of PCBs. Although the effects of PCBs is uncertain in humans, studies have shown that PCBs in animals can affect their immune and reproductive systems. Large amounts in animals over a short time had caused cancer.

A Guide to Getting the Best Physiotherapy Treatment

It is not always easy to deal with sports injuries, especially when the kind of injury that is suffered causes a significant amount of pain. While the vast majority of sports injuries people suffer from tend to resolve themselves within a relatively short amount of time, sometimes they can be so debilitating that the athlete is no longer able to play his preferred sport. Physiotherapy is a category of treatment that encompasses a number of methods that can be used to help people recover from physical injuries and acquire pain relief as well.

Nutrition for Football

Body composition is very important for a football player. This means you should have a low percentage of body fat and good levels of muscle mass. To achieve this it is important to focus on human nutrition rather than “sports nutrition.”

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

Are you eating these 5 foods that stop fat loss? The 5 foods are mentioned inside this article.

10 Powerful Benefits of Wheatgrass Juice

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.

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