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This article serves to provide a general overview of the nutrition involved in martial arts highlighting the essential nutrients that contribute to a vigorous ...

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Similar to the Atkins or low carb diet, the ketogenic diet can be defined as one containing very low amounts of carbohydrates with high amounts of fat. Whilst ...

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To preserve one’s health and wellbeing, balance is important across all areas of life – including nutrition. When creating a meal for both enjoyment and ...

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Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet and one that is often overlooked. There are two categories of fibre: soluble and insoluble, and both are only ...

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Not to be mistaken for “dessert bananas” plantains come from the same family as bananas. They are grown around the world from Central and South America to the ...

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Sweet potatoes are readily available, inexpensive, tasty and very good for you. If you thought that chips can't be good for your cardiovascular system and ...

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If you’re getting enough hours in bed but are still feeling restless, it might help if you eat some sleep-inducing foods before you hit the hay. 5 Top Snacks ...

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The three pillars of sport nutrition are to: a) maximise performance when it matters, b) maximise recovery and c) how to enhance physiological adaptations ...

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Is carb backloading the new wonder dieting technique to getting that physique you’ve always dreamed of, read on to find out more about it. There are also ...

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Ever thought you might be short changing yourself by not having the energy you need to achieve your training goals due to the winter months?  Well fear not, ...

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For a long time, dietary fat was deemed the enemy but in recent times it has become apparent that cutting down on fat has done very little for solving the ...

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