Diet and nutrition

Eating the right foods in the right amount is a big deal if you’re determined to reach your goals and not get injured.

Benefits of Bananas for Athletes

Bananas are one of the fruits most consumed by all types of athletes. This isn’t a coincidence. It’s because this fruit is very beneficial and has a large number of very interesting properties in relation to physical effort. Keep reading…

Learn a Few Nutritional Myths

Have you ever heard of the phrase, “repeat a lie a thousand times and it becomes the truth?” That’s exactly what happens with nutritional myths. We receive a large amount of information from a multitude of sources, but unfortunately, some things…

Six Tips to Control Hunger

There are people who stop eating when they become stressed. On the other hand, others can’t control their hunger. A voracious appetite not only appears during strict low-calorie diets but also when there’s anxiety due to the uncertainty and instability…

The Best Foods for Losing Weight

Generally, when talking about foods for losing weight, we usually associate them with drastic diets and lots of exercises. This combination, although effective in the beginning, can also imply a serious imbalance in health. It’s preferable, then, to opt for…

Lactose Intolerance: symptoms and alternatives

Lactose intolerance is when the body can’t assimilate lactose, which is a naturally occurring sugar, found in milk. The deficiency of an enzyme called lactase is the cause of this intolerance. This enzyme is responsible for separating lactose into two simple sugars…

Eight of the Best Summer Fruits

Fruit consumption is highly recommended. However, during the summer months, fruits are especially appetizing. In juices, ice cream, salads or whole, the consumption of fruits at this time of year grows considerably. Next, we’ll see in detail the most recommended…

Nutritional Habits of Basketball Players

All sports have a characteristic diet and basketball is no exception. Basketball players must mix strength with agility and jumping. In addition, a basketball player can run up to three miles per game. The exercises that this type of athlete…

Simple Nutrition Guide for Scuba Divers

All sports have a specific nutrition guide to follow in order to ensure the optimal functioning of physical performance. Considering this, scuba divers have one of the most strict and detailed diets of all sports. This with the objective to…

Is Sushi Healthy?

Sushi is a dish that originates from Japan, and it’s generally accompanied by sesame and salmon or trout according to different tastes. Sushi can be prepared with either raw fish or smoked fish and marinated with rice vinegar, sugar or salt.…

Are Vegan Athletes Really at a Disadvantage?

Plant-based diets are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s no wonder, there are some great health benefits. Its alleged health benefits have caught the attention of many athletes looking to improve their bodies. However, some people say that vegan athletes are…

How Long does Food Last in the Fridge?

It’s important to be aware that different foods have different rates of deterioration, and that there are many factors that influence the conservation of food. Although, what really makes food go bad is actually the reproduction of bacteria. Even when…

Nutritional Supplements: basic concepts

Any substance that contains a complementary food ingredient falls into the category of a nutritional supplement. This is the consensus according to the United States Congress and most other countries. The concept is very broad, but it comprises the essentials. Reasons…

Post-Christmas Diets and Advice

The holiday season is the time of the year when you enjoy family, good food, and special moments. Unfortunately, it’s also the weeks of the year when we tend to gain a lot of weight. Have you heard of post-Christmas…

Salt Caps to Improve Endurance Performance

In endurance sports such as triathlons, long-distance races or cycling races, dietary supplements are usually taken. The most common ones and those that everyone knows are bars, glucose gels, etc. They provide our bodies with the energy they need. However, these…