Does the US Population Exceed Minimum Recommendations for Protein Intake?

Research Paper Title Protein intake trends and conformity with the Dietary Reference Intakes in the United States: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2014. Background Systematic analysis of dietary protein intake may identify demographic groups within the American population that are not meeting the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). Therefore, the objective of… Read More

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10 Simple (But Important) Things to Remember About Soy Protein

Soy protein is a very controversial food due to the many rumours surrounding it, especially those who state that it might cause cancer and others that swear that it is a great protein substitute for anyone who wants to stop eating meats. Soy protein has many benefits that are overlooked because people give it a… Read More

A Complete Guide to Natural Pre-Workout Foods for Women

For women, natural pre-workout can be a great choice. They not only give you an edge in the gym and keep you running for longer, but they also ensure that you do not get all the crazy side effects like vomiting, jitters, headaches, itching, cramps, etc. of pre-workout supplements. Do you need a Pre-workout Diet?… Read More

Obesity-Prone & Obesity-Resistant People: Some Myths & Facts

Introduction We all know someone who eat like a horse yet remains as skinny as a rake, while one of your other friend’s seem to pile on the pounds just by thinking about food. At the heart of the difference is metabolism (the sum of the chemical reactions occurring in the body at any given time).… Read More

Eating & Drinking after Workouts

Nutrition requirements after exercise will depend on the type of workout performed, for example resistance training or cardiovascular training, the intensity of the workout, and the overall goals of the individual. Post-workout nutrition aims to promote optimum recovery between workouts and to maximise results. The three key principles of recovery nutrition are to: Refuel the… Read More

What is the Role of Resistance Training in Patients with Short Bowel Syndrome & Protein-Energy Malnutrition?

Research Paper Title Muscle mass gain observed in patients with short bowel syndrome subjected to resistance training. Background Few studies are available about the evaluation of resistance training in patients with protein energy malnutrition. Methods To assess the effects of resistance training on the recovery of nutritional status of patients with short bowel syndrome, with… Read More