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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
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