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Wellness
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Beauty and well-being of your hair

Beauty and well-being of your hair

A varied and balanced diet is always the basis of individual well-being but, in case you want to dedicate a particular care to the beauty of the hair and in case of increased needs, you can use specific supplements for the quality and shine of the hair: let’s see which ones in detail.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
July 22, 2021
Nutraceutical and bone health

Nutraceutical and bone health

Nutraceutical offers us a valuable support for the health of our bones and joints, thanks to several natural remedies. We ask so much to ourselves and we hardly stop at the first signs, such small annoyances and daily pains. The consequences come with the passage of time, for sedentary subjects as well as for sports and competitive ones.
July 21, 2021
Gut and Physical Activity | How Does it Affect Endurance Athletes?

Gut and Physical Activity | How Does it Affect Endurance Athletes?

Gastrointestinal health and physical activity are closely linked, especially when practising endurance sports. Let's take a look at the best ways to control gastrointestinal disorders in athletes.
July 21, 2021
Hydration and beauty, what to do in summer

Hydration and beauty, what to do in summer

Hydration is always essential, as our bodies are 60% water. In summer, hydration is more important than ever, because with high perspiration and the action of the sun's rays, proper salt rehydration allows us to keep our bodies healthy.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
July 14, 2021
Sports nutrition | Nutrient Timing and Exercise

Sports nutrition | Nutrient Timing and Exercise

In this article we report some fundamentals taken from the most recent literature to create protocols of nutritional behavior in the various types of exercise. We will follow the essential subdivision which includes three fundamental treatment areas: pre-workout, intra-workout and post-workout.
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
GDAs or Glucose Disposal Agents: what they are and what they are for

GDAs or "Glucose Disposal Agents": what they are and what they are for

Whatever your sporting goal is, in order to improve your body composition, it is important that you know the fundamental role played by insulin towards amino acid uptake, in protein synthesis and in the successful storage of muscle and hepatic glycogen. .
July 08, 2021
What is the microbiota

What is the microbiota

By microbiota we mean the population of bacteria, fungi, viruses and protists that live with us in our organism in a symbiotic way (without causing damage), in fact we are 90% composed of microbes and only 10% of human cells.
 
Author: Niccolò Balboni
July 06, 2021
Abdominal pain and swelling: causes and remedies

Abdominal pain and swelling: causes and remedies

The abdomen is home to millions of processes ranging from the digestion of food, to the selection of waste to be eliminated, to the "creation" and management of our immune system, to the management of our emotions (it is not just a saying " belly "). As a consequence of these many processes, there can be many causes of pain and swelling; we will try to analyze them in a synthetic but sufficient way to be able to put into practice some useful precautions to improve our well-being.
July 06, 2021
Fight the water retention!

Fight the water retention!

In summer even more than during the rest of the year, you may be subject to an annoying swelling of your legs, feet and other body parts. How to overcome this problem and feel and see each other better?
Author: IAFdaily Staff
July 05, 2021
β-glucans and immune system

β-glucans and immune system

β-glucans are mainly found in dietary fibers (oats, barley, fungi, algae and lichens) and have positive health effects as they have an active role in controlling cholesterol levels, blood sugar and glucose management in general, as well, they can collaborate to fortify the immune system.
June 23, 2021
Sleep and well-being: how much and how to sleep to feel good.

Sleep and well-being: how much and how to sleep to feel good.

Sleep has a decisive influence on the quality of our life, our "well-being". It’s essential to sleep a sufficient number of hours and have a good quality of sleep that ensure an efficient recovery of physical and mental energies. If there are difficulties in "getting to sleep" or in the "quality of sleep", a range of supplements are available to overcome these limits and recover with an adequate and functional sleep harbinger of well-being.
June 16, 2021