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Hormonal differences between men and women: how much do they affect metabolism?

Do men and women have different hormones? The immediate answer would be: of course! Women have oestrogen and progesterone, men have testosterone. Nothing could be more wrong. Today, let's find out together how the hormones of men and women differ and how they really differ.
January 26, 2023
Wellness
Bloating? Some functional tips

Bloating? Some functional tips

How often do we say 'how bloated I feel' at the end of a more demanding meal than usual? Abdominal bloating is a feeling of increased tension in the abdomen (hard, bloated belly), which is rather unpleasant and often caused by an excessive accumulation of gas in the stomach or intestines. Let's see together why this problem arises and some tips to solve it!
January 09, 2023
Why it is useless to weigh yourself every day (and especially after large meals)

Why it is useless to weigh yourself every day (and especially after large meals)

We often tend to use the scale to check the kg lost or to check those gained after particularly large meals: we weigh ourselves to be sure that that extra pizza (or Christmas Eve dinner!) hasn't affected the annoying number too much. Nothing could be more wrong: find out with us why.
January 03, 2023
Treating a cold: symptoms, causes and remedies

Treating a cold: symptoms, causes and remedies

Among the most widespread and well-known ailments worldwide, the cold is a disease of viral origin that affects millions of people every year: extremely contagious, it is almost always completely reversible but still very annoying. Let's find out together what are the symptoms, the causes and above all the treatment to speed up healing and help our body prevent its onset.
Author: iafstore Staff
January 02, 2023
Citrulline and sexual well-being: can it help? How does it work?

Citrulline and sexual well-being: can it help? How does it work?

L-citrulline is a non-essential amino acid, slightly different from other amino acids: it is not found in proteins. The body uses it to produce other amino acids: let's find out together with Dr Militello what the benefits of taking this particular molecule are!
August 17, 2022
BMI and WHR calculators: health status indicators

BMI and WHR calculators: health status indicators

The body mass index, known by the acronym BMI, is an anthropometric measure to assess our weight condition. Added to the calculation of the WHR, or the waist-hips ratio, can give us some useful information about our state of health. Use our calculators and find out more about your fitness!
June 30, 2022
Bone Strengthening Supplements | What to Take and Why?

Bone Strengthening Supplements | What to Take and Why?

Bones, especially in menopause, can lose bone density and become brittle, leading to diseases such as osteopenia and osteoporosis. Thankfully, there are supplements designed to support the collagen in bones by helping to strengthen them from within.
May 26, 2022
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Nutrition
Savory crepes with salted pistachio oatmeal and 100% pistachio cream

Savory crepes with salted pistachio oatmeal and 100% pistachio cream

Do you love the taste of Pistachio and Crepes? This recipe will come to your mind when you feel like a quick but very tasty lunch or dinner! Loved in every version, sweet or savoury, the recipes with Pistachio conquer the palates of young and old alike and it takes very little to make a simple dish delicious with this "thousand-year-old green hazelnut". What are you waiting for? Get ready to cook with us!
January 18, 2023
Essential fatty acids: properties and functions

Essential fatty acids: properties and functions

Industrial refining of fats has effectively eliminated essential fatty acids from our food chain. A correct intake of essential fatty acids (EFAs) in the diet can bring benefits in terms of health and well-being. Find out with us where they are and all the positive effects they bring.
Author: iafstore Staff
October 21, 2022
7 protein-rich plant foods

7 protein-rich plant foods

You do not follow a vegetarian or vegan diet but do you care about the fate of the environment? Wondering what are the best plant-based proteins and high-protein foods? Discover the 7 protein-rich foods that should never be missing from your vegetarian plate.
Author: Beatrice Delogu
October 21, 2022
5 useful supplements for bodybuilding and muscle mass

5 useful supplements for bodybuilding and muscle mass

Bodybuilding and power sports supplements can be used to fill food shortages and promote recovery processes. Let's find out which ones can be useful and which ones aren't.
Author: iafstore Staff
September 28, 2022
BCAAs: what they are, what they are used for and what the acronyms 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1 mean

BCAAs: what they are, what they are used for and what the acronyms 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1 mean

BCAAs are the 3 branched-chain amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. They are part of the amino acids defined as essential and perform several very important functions in the body. Find out with us what they are used for, what the abbreviations usually found on the packaging of these supplements mean, and how to choose the most suitable one for your needs!
August 18, 2022
Fake carbohydrate myths: sleep management

Fake carbohydrate myths: sleep management

Even today, despite the many technologies available, it is easy to find those who believe that it is wrong to consume carbohydrates in the evening. A conviction as much rooted as wrong: we see together, in the course of this article, how and why the consumption of complex carbohydrates (such as pasta and bread) in the evening is useful for sleep and relaxation.
June 20, 2022
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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?
Author: Agnese Russo
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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