ketogenic diet health benefits

The Ketogenic Diet

What you should know about the ketogenic diet –  its application, benefits and side effects

What is ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet is essentially a high fat diet, moderate in protein and very low in carbohydrates.

 

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The aim is to switch the body’s metabolism over to using fat as the primary source of energy instead of carbohydrates. Continue reading

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post workout supplements

Your Definitive Guide to Post-Workout & Muscle Recovery

Post-workout nutrition is essential for helping athletes to replenish their energy levels, repair any tissue damage caused to your muscles during your workout and grow muscle size. After a training session, our bodies’ micro level tissues become impaired. Additionally, our bodies use up a lot of their energy. In the long term, this will make us leaner & stronger however repair is needed in right after a workout. Which is why, if you are serious about your training goals, supplements can help you! Continue reading

why you should drink green smoothies

3 REASONS WHY I DRINK GREEN SMOOTHIES & WHY YOU SHOULD TOO…

It is well known how important green vegetables are to any healthy diet. However, sitting down in front of a salad every day can get old and stale, no matter how inventive you get with your recipes. Lucky for you, there is another amazing and delicious way to get all those vegetable servings you need.

Green smoothies are currently a hot topic with the health and wellness crowd. These convenient and nutritious snacks or meals in drink form can be made from an enormous variety of different healthy ingredients, and the resulting smoothies can range from thick to thin, sour to bitter and spicy to sweet, depending on the exact recipe you use.

Here are 3 reasons why I drink green smoothies and why you should too!

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Pre- and Post-Workout Foods for Runners

Running has a number of health benefits. Depending on the intensity and amount of time you are planning to run for, there are various food options to choose from, before and after your workout. In addition, remember to hydrate with plenty of fluids before, during (if running for longer than 30 minutes) and after the running session.

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