Vitamins and Minerals Vitamins are essential nutrients (or micronutrients) that your body needs in order to function properly and keep sickness at bay. They’re found in every food source but in varying amounts, which is why it’s so important to eat lots of fruits, vegetables and other natural foods.There are two types of vitamins:1. Fat SolubleFat soluble vitamins … [Read more...] about Nutrition Basics. Vitamins. Minerals. 4 Principles of Eating.
What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates, in scientific terms, are molecules made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms; this is where they get their name. For nutrition, carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients, with the other two being protein and fat. Carbohydrates is the term used to encompass sugars, starches and fibers.Sugars: glucose, fructose and sucrose are … [Read more...] about Nutrition Basics. Carbohydrates and Water
To get energy to do work, the human body needs food, which is broken down by the body system and releases energy that can be utilized by the body for functioning. It provides nutrients which are important for us, and if proper food is not taken, it may cause several deficiencies in our body. Now it depends entirely upon us what we eat? If we eat healthy food such as fruits, … [Read more...] about Nutrition Basics: Food, Protein, Fat
As one of the top products globally for sports nutrition, protein powder providers face fierce competition from a growing number of manufacturers. There are now so many different types of protein powders to choose from as well: soy protein, whey protein and more. Nowadays, it is most common that whey protein is used for the manufacturing of protein powder with the aim of … [Read more...] about How Protein Conquered the World
Sports nutrition is an everyday business, just like toothpaste, washing powder, deodorant, or clothing. These are sold, advertised and marketed to the masses. Toothpaste has different flavours, and delivers a range of different effects and outcomes. It is just the same with sports nutrition.If you are just starting out training, with so many different options, brands, … [Read more...] about Creatine, Proteins & Gainers: What to Choose and When to Choose It