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Fake carbohydrate myths: sleep management
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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
Wellness
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
Water retention | Effective tips for draining excess liquids

Water retention | Effective tips for draining excess liquids

Many women suffer from water retention, a nuisance that affects mostly legs, thighs, buttocks, and abdomen. Let's see what are the best remedies and tips to limit the appearance of water retention and cellulite starting from their analysis.
April 18, 2022
Fitness and preparation for summer

Fitness and preparation for summer

With the approach of spring, we rekindle the desire to have a body that makes us feel comfortable in a costume. It is now possible to structure a personalized training program and food so that, gradually, we can reach in a stable and definitive body that we have always wanted...
April 13, 2022
Beautiful and healthy skin from within

Beautiful and healthy skin from within

Beautiful and healthy skin is everyone’s dream. Taking care of your skin with proper nutrition and supplementation, as well as protecting it from the aggression of external agents, allows each of us to have the best possible appearance despite the time.
March 30, 2022
Bone broth: from tradition to functional nutrition

Bone broth: from tradition to functional nutrition

A food known since ancient times, the bone broth has some characteristics that are particularly appreciated in approaches to medicine and functional nutrition. What is it and how is it prepared? Dr. Catalano tells us about it
March 25, 2022
Hydrolyzed collagen and hyaluronic acid | How do they work?

Hydrolyzed collagen and hyaluronic acid | How do they work?

What are the properties of hydrolyzed collagen supplements? Let's see why it is worth taking hydrolyzed collagen in synergy with hyaluronic acid and vitamin C to fight the signs of aging such as wrinkles and sagging skin.
March 25, 2022
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Nutrition
Caseins: role, origins and functions

Caseins: role, origins and functions

Among the most used supplements by those who practice bodybuilding or attend the gym in general certainly we find caseins, a particular class of peptides (proteins) known for their content of proteinogenic amino acids, able therefore to increase muscle mass and protect it after efforts. In this article we will discover together what they are, what they are for and how to integrate this specific class of molecules.
May 24, 2022
Fight against water retention

Fight against water retention

Heavy legs, swollen ankles, and fluid accumulation on the thighs and buttocks are some of the symptoms most frequently experienced by women in particular. Water retention, however, is often only due to unhealthy eating and/or training habits that can be corrected to improve.
March 16, 2022
The importance of plants and fibres in the diet

The importance of plants and fibres in the diet

Fibre is the structural part of plant foods that our body cannot digest or break down. There are many beneficial effects linked to a fair consumption of fibre, for example, normalizing bowel movements and promoting weight loss.
Author: iafstore Staff
February 23, 2022
Vegetable proteins: a valid alternative?

Vegetable proteins: a valid alternative?

Proteins are very well known and known among athletes and not for different nutritional characteristics, not least, the fact that they are often suggested for the maintenance of physical fitness, in a healthy and balanced diet. Vegetable proteins are available for all those who follow a plant-based diet and, the most widely used sources are soya and peas but there are several alternatives and opportunities.
February 02, 2022
Flavonoids: what they are and where they are found

Flavonoids: what they are and where they are found

PCOs, quercitin, citrus fruit bioflavonoids and green tea polyphenols: learn more about flavonoids, their use and the benefits they can bring to the body, and which foods are rich in flavonoids.
Author: iafstore Staff
January 25, 2022
Protein powder: which to choose?

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
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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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