What is the Optimum Carbohydrate Refill for Endurance Athletes?

Science suggests that there is an ideal amount of carbohydrates an endurance athlete can consume each hour of an event to boost their energy levels without over burdening their digestive tract. Read More

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Are You A Late Night Snacker?

Increasingly, it seems it is not just what you eat, but when you eat it that matters. So, if you are struggling to lose weight, or simply want to strike a healthier relationship with food, consider imposing a time limit on your snack routine. “Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like… Read More

Why Does Iron Nutrition Matter?

Introduction While the role of iron in forming haemoglobin in red blood cells (required to transport oxygen around the body to produce energy) is widely understood, many people struggle to meet their iron requirements. This is something that can seriously dent performance during activity. This article attempts to answer two important questions: Why is iron… Read More

Natural Pain Remedies

You could pop a couple of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) to reduce the pain and soreness that can be associated with exercise, or you could eat some sweet potatoes, oranges, strawberries, ginger, and pineapple, for example. Each of these foods (and there are many others) has natural anti-inflammatory properties and can actually help to strengthen… Read More

Simple Foods with Exceptional Health Benefits

The things we put into our body have a large impact on our overall health. While many of us enjoy a good unhealthy fast food meal, it is necessary to stock the fridge and cabinets with foods that are good for us. You might even have some healthy foods in your home already. Here are… Read More

Is Dietary Supplement Use Higher in Civilian or Military Populations?

Research Paper Title Dietary Supplement Use in a Large, Representative Sample of the US Armed Forces. Background Dietary supplement (DS) use is prevalent among the US Armed Forces personnel, but representative cross-service comparisons and characteristics of personnel using DS’s are limited. With this in mind, the purpose of this research was to examine DS use… Read More

How Hemp and CBD Oils Could Benefit those in the Military

Both hemp oil and cannabidiol (CBD) oil are gaining popularity among athletes and other individuals who live active lifestyles, putting their body through physical stress (recreational or work-related) on a daily basis. Similarly, the potential benefits to those working or serving in the military seem obvious. However, there are several questions that arise when contemplating… Read More