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Nutrition

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
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
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: IAFdaily Staff
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: IAFdaily Staff
November 30, 2021
Hot chocolate without sugar

Hot chocolate without sugar

Chocolate is one of the most loved ingredients and used in cooking in different preparations, now all over the world. In winter, the version of chocolate that we like most to taste is the one in the cup, warm and fragrant. Let’s see together a version of hot chocolate with less sugar but equally delicious for the palate.
November 26, 2021
Active metabolism at all ages

Active metabolism at all ages

The delicate balance between anabolism and catabolism determines the more or less intense activation of the metabolism and, sometimes, the desired weight loss. With appropriate measures you can keep your metabolism lively at any age to stay in shape. Let’s see together how.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
November 24, 2021
Wholemeal biscuits with dates and nuts

Wholemeal biscuits with dates and nuts

Wholemeal biscuits with dates and nuts are a greedy but healthier version of the classic biscuits. A greater amount of fiber and no refined sugar, but the sweetness of dates, give an aromatic and pleasant taste to this light version of cookies that can be used from breakfast to after dinner.
November 19, 2021
Cauliflower, lentils and cashew cream

Cauliflower, lentils and cashew cream

The "Tandoori Masala of cauliflower, lentils and cashews" is a riot of aromas and spicy flavours and, when combined with a cereal such as brown rice, represents a single dish balanced and rich in oriental flavours.
November 12, 2021