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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
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
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
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: iafstore 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!
Author: Giorgia Baglio
December 13, 2021