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Citrulline: functions, doses, and effects

by Editorial staff

last updated: August 07, 2019

Citrulline is an amino acid with a funny name that refers back to 'Citrullus', watermelon. But don't be fooled, there are lots of beneficial properties hidden inside that can help fight fatigue and protect blood vessels in both athletes and the average person.


What is the role of salt in our diet?

by Editorial staff

last updated: August 05, 2019

We often hear that eating too much salty food is unhealthy. However, sodium is an essential mineral for maintaining our body's equilibrium. So let's gain some clarity and explore the reasons why we need salt, where it is found and how much we need to consume to feel our best.


The 7 reasons why drinking water is so important

by Beatrice Delogu

last updated: July 29, 2019

Drinking enough water to stay healthy every day is not an easy and immediately obvious thing for everyone to do. It is therefore important to know exactly how much we should drink in order to keep properly hydrated, why this is so important for our well-being, and what happens if we don't consume enough fluids.

Your Complete Guide to Creatine Monohydrate

by Editorial staff

last updated: February 27, 2019

Creatine monohydrate is one of the most popular supplements used by people looking to build lean muscle mass, maximize performance and increase strength. What are the real benefits of creatine monohydrate? How is it taken and what are the dosages? Does creatine monohydrate has any side effects?

Menopause: symptoms, risks and prevention

by Francesca Marino

last updated: February 15, 2019

Menopause is a complex period in a woman's life. Although difficult, this physiological period needs to be faced not only from a physical perspective, but also from a psychological and social point of view. In this article, Francesca Marino outlines the symptoms, risks and means of forestalling this 'new phase' in a woman's life.

How to recognise the quality and purity of a protein supplement

by Editorial staff

last updated: May 10, 2018

Nowadays it is increasingly difficult to make informed choices regarding protein supplements. We often end up confused due to the technical language used on labels. In other cases we are attracted by attractive packaging which, however, often conceals a mediocre product, which does not keep its promises. In this article we will discuss the main characteristics to be found in a high-quality protein supplement and give some tips for avoiding products of dubious value.

What are the differences between BCAA 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1?

by Editorial staff

last updated: March 01, 2018

Essential branched chain amino acids (bcaa) are of particular importance for athletes as they act as an energy and anti-catabolic substrate. On the market there are several BCAA supplements with different ratios of L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine and L-Valine. Especially 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1.

DNS or Dynamic Neuromuscolar Stabilisation: Let's find out what it is

by Niccolò Balboni

last updated: October 02, 2017

DNS or Dynamic Neuromuscolar Stabilisation is a kinesiological approach used by Pavel Kolar based on early childhood development principles.

Antioxidants: what they are and what they do

by Editorial staff

last updated: September 26, 2017

The function of antioxidants is to prevent or control oxidation processes; hence the prefix anti, that is, 'against' the term. Oxidation is the process of combustion of oxygen in cells for the production of energy and the consequent release of substances known as free radicals.

Natural food supplements

by Editorial staff

last updated: September 20, 2017

Food supplements can be useful for anyone wishing to increase the nutritional value of their meals. Supplements can be in the form of tablets; different forms may have different nutritional characteristics.