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Mineral salts: because I risk not getting enough with food

Mineral salts: because I risk not getting enough with food

You have most likely already heard the term micronutrients: in nutrition it is used to indicate precisely "smaller" nutrients that can be found in the foods we consume every day. These are vitamins and minerals, essential and to be introduced with the diet. But are we sure we're getting enough?
January 31, 2023
Cholesterol and triglycerides under control thanks to natural extracts

Cholesterol and triglycerides under control thanks to natural extracts

Nowadays cardiovascular diseases are among the main causes of mortality and disability in Western and developing countries. Prevention, largely underutilized, could significantly reduce the spread of cardiovascular disease. But how is prevention done? What are the natural remedies available to us?
January 02, 2023
Is it really important to get enough sleep to sustain performance?

Is it really important to get enough sleep to sustain performance?

Sleep is a physiological necessity that is opposed to the state of wakefulness. Sleeping is resting: therefore allowing our body to recover from all the stimuli and efforts that occur during the day. But how can a good rest influence training results and improve performance? Find out with us in this article!
December 14, 2022
Endurance and proteins, a necessary combination

Endurance and proteins, a necessary combination

When it comes to endurance sports, we tend to focus attention only on the role and dosage of carbohydrates, the main energy source for the body. But proteins are also essential for these athletes and are often really underestimated. Discover with us the importance of proteins in endurance sports.
November 16, 2022
Carbohydrates: why, how many and which ones to take for an endurance athlete

Carbohydrates: why, how many and which ones to take for an endurance athlete

Carbohydrates, also known as sugars, carbohydrates, saccharides or chemically hydrates of carbon, are among the most abundant organic molecules in nature and our body uses them as a primary source of energy. Let's find out together, during this study, which and how many carbohydrates an endurance athlete should take to optimize his performance and provide the body with the "right fuel".
November 02, 2022
Winter sports: nutrition and supplementation

Winter sports: nutrition and supplementation

With "winter sports" we refer to all those sports that take place on snow and ice, traditionally during the winter period in the Alpine countries, in northern and eastern Europe, in Japan, in North and South America. They are normally practiced in conditions of low temperatures and moderate or high altitudes: let's understand together how these athletes can get the most out of nutrition and supplementation.
October 19, 2022
Ginger, the ally for your immune defenses

Ginger, the ally for your immune defenses

Ginger, a root that has always been used as a natural remedy for nausea and vomiting, is a spice known for its culinary uses as well as for its health implications. To date, there are over 400 bioactive components obtained from this root with a spicy, almost balsamic and spicy flavor. But what are these compounds? And what are the health effects? You just have to find out with us!
October 07, 2022
Multivitamin: ally of every sportsman

Multivitamin: ally of every sportsman

Multivitamins have always been among the allies most used by sportsmen of all kinds. But why? What is their function in the human body and how can they really help us?
October 04, 2022
Aloe - The plant with a thousand uses

Aloe - The plant with a thousand uses

Aloe is a plant belonging to the vast Aloaceae family, perennial plants with succulent leaves originating from different regions of Africa, well known and appreciated for its various uses. It is used for the production of creams, gels and food supplements. But what are all these fantastic properties due to? Does it really work? Find out with us in this article!
July 27, 2022
Padel: between fashion, training and nutrition

Padel: between fashion, training and nutrition

Padel is the sport of the moment: to be played in pairs, immediate and fun, it is conquering everyone, so much so that it is difficult to find a free field. But how should a padel player eat to bring his performances to the best? Discover with us the perfect nutrition and integration to support your match, even based on the time you managed to book your court!
July 15, 2022
Body weight loss and maintenance: are there natural allies?

Body weight loss and maintenance: are there natural allies?

When it comes to weight loss, body recomposition and slimming in general, one is often inclined to look for 'magic formulas' that will enable us to achieve the desired results in the shortest possible time. There are no magic formulas for slimming, but certain natural extracts can support our metabolism, lymphatic system and improve body composition and insulin sensitivity.
July 15, 2022
Athlete nutrition: focus on the tennis player

Athlete nutrition: focus on the tennis player

Tennis is a much loved and widespread sport, which requires a huge amount of energy, both physical and mental. Its practice involves constant and lasting dedication, and leads athletes to spend most of their time directly in their habitat: the field. Let's see together in this article how a tennis player can manage nutrition and supplementation to give the best of every match!
June 27, 2022