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Protein powder: which to choose?
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Protein powder: which to choose?

The universe of protein powder supplements is really vast and presents an endless choice regarding the source of the raw material (milk, meat, eggs, fish, soya and other vegetable sources), the quality, the process to which it is subjected, the presence of additives to improve digestibility, palatability or sometimes to mask defects or cunning in the quality/ price ratio.
Author: iafstore Staff
January 19, 2022
Wellness
Getting in shape after the holidays

Getting in shape after the holidays

During the Christmas holidays, many of us are used to gain weight because of the food flair typical of this period. Few measures can help us to avoid this damage or, at least, to remedy it as soon as possible.
January 03, 2022
How to keep fit (and not get fat) during the holidays

How to keep fit (and not get fat) during the holidays

Ready for the holidays? Let's see how to best prepare yourself not to accumulate extra pounds between lunches and dinners but, above all, what NOT to do before the long-awaited Christmas holidays!
Author: iafstore Staff
December 27, 2021
Enough with the seasonal ailments! These remedies help your defenses

Enough with the seasonal ailments! These remedies help your defenses

Astragalus and rose hips are just some of the most popular natural remedies and used in winter to ward off seasonal illnesses. Discover the pool of beneficial substances of the best herbal remedies and say goodbye to sore throat, fever, cold and cough!
December 15, 2021
Protect the skin from winter rigor: cosmetics and nutrition

Protect the skin from winter rigor: cosmetics and nutrition

The skin during the winter period is subject to different stress: the cold, the wind, the sun rays that are always present, an incorrect humidification of indoor environments... in short, to have a beautiful and healthy skin, Few but important measures must be taken in cosmetics and in food integration. Let’s see them together.
December 06, 2021
How to deal with celiac disease

How to deal with celiac disease

Coeliac disease and gluten sensitivity cause chronic inflammation of the intestine and a subclinical inflammatory reaction due to ingestion of gluten. In both cases, a gluten-free diet is able to bring countless benefits.
November 17, 2021
Black Guardian: let's purify ourselves. The body will thank you!

Black Guardian: let's purify ourselves. The body will thank you!

Black Guardian is the expression of a choice of 8 antioxidant and phytotherapeutic elements with synergistic activity that can help greatly in favoring the body's fundamental purifying processes.
November 12, 2021
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Nutrition
Creatine and endurance performance

Creatine and endurance performance

Can creatine supplementation really improve athletic performance? After years of studies, it can be said that creatine supplementation can accompany and modify metabolic adaptations following exercise.
December 27, 2021
Guarana: Properties, Benefits, Curiosities

Guarana: Properties, Benefits, Curiosities

Guarana (Paullinia Cupana) is an evergreen climbing plant that produces seeds used for the creation of energy drinks, pre-workouts, and energizing and antioxidant food supplements. Let's see all the properties, benefits and some curiosities about guarana.
December 20, 2021
Curry of lentils and basmati rice

Curry of lentils and basmati rice

A creamy and protein curry, vegan-ok, rich in fiber and vitamins and low calorie impact... a tasty recipe, rich in healthy nutrients and benefits for our body. Let’s see together the recipe of our fantastic Curry of lentils and basmati rice!
December 13, 2021
Red fruit crumble

Red fruit crumble

The berries crumble is an irresistible delicacy for the palate: crispy outside and creamy inside. We propose as always a recipe with a reduced intake of fat and sugar and with a typical benefits of red fruits, so you can enjoy this extraordinary crumble with greater frequency at any time of the day!
December 03, 2021
Which carbohydrates to choose for a healthy diet

Which carbohydrates to choose for a healthy diet

Which carbohydrates should we choose for a healthy diet? There are different sources of carbohydrates that have different nutritional profiles and effects on metabolism, therefore, a different impact on body health. Let’s look at a few examples of the main known carbohydrate sources.
December 01, 2021
Phytonutrients: therapeutic benefits

Phytonutrients: therapeutic benefits

One of the main areas of interest in nutrition science concerns the therapeutic benefits of phytonutrients, otherwise known as phytochemicals. These naturally occurring substances give plants their characteristic taste, color and aroma as well as human resistance to disease.
Author: iafstore Staff
November 30, 2021
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Sport
Dehydration in endurance sports

Dehydration in endurance sports

In a sedentary person, the daily exchange of water is about 2.5 litres (intake and output), but the liquids that actually circulate in the entire digestive system amount to about 9 litres. In an athlete, the quantities vary considerably due to an increase in outflow, mainly in the form of sweat. These losses must be adequately compensated for by an increase in intake.
December 13, 2021
Adrenergic fatigue: another enemy to be able to face

Adrenergic fatigue: another enemy to be able to face

It is true that you will not get anywhere without effort, but beware that the degree of fatigue can gradually become more serious and more difficult to recover.
November 17, 2021
Pre-Workout: with or without stimulants?

Pre-Workout: with or without stimulants?

When we talk about a pre-workout what we expect is to take something that will give us that physical and mental boost, which will help us to give our best during the whole workout, and here's the crux of the matter: is it better to use pre-workouts with stimulants or without? And for whom or for which phases of the training periodization is it better to use one or the other?
September 01, 2021
Energy bars for cycling and endurance sports

Energy bars for cycling and endurance sports

Endurance sports, also known as endurance, are activities that require long aerobic efforts with prolonged muscle fatigue. Energy bars are an excellent solution for replenishing the body with substances that enable prolonged aerobic sports activities and provide the right amount of energy.
Author: iafstore Staff
August 17, 2021
7 must-see supplements for cycling

7 must-see supplements for cycling

Whether you are a road, dirt or track cyclist, here are the 7 must-have supplements for this exceptional sport that requires energy, Energy and endurance.
Author: iafstore Staff
July 14, 2021
Nutrition and Body Composition in Sports with Weight Categories

Nutrition and Body Composition in Sports with Weight Categories

In this article, Dr. Carmine Orlandi analyzes the concept of athlete's body composition and exposes his experience in the study and nutritional monitoring of Olympic athletes of the 2008 Italian National Team in Sports with Weight Categories.
July 09, 2021
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