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The properties of coconut

The properties of coconut

Coconut has been present in the culinary traditions of tropical regions for millennia but, for years now, also in the West is widely used for its tasty characteristics and potential health benefits.
October 11, 2021
Fish Oil vs Krill Oil

Fish Oil vs Krill Oil

The krill represents a set of small crustaceans and, given its nature, its size and reduced life cycle, is mostly extraneous to pollution, by definition being a "clean" source of omega3.
August 16, 2021
Alpha-Lipoic acid: excellent antioxidant and not only.

Alpha-Lipoic acid: excellent antioxidant and not only.

Lipoic acid can be a valuable ally for our health, as an antioxidant and to improve insulin sensitivity, under normal conditions. If we look for an enhanced benefit we can integrate it in parallel with stronger molecules such as vitamin C and E, berberine, cinnamon.
August 09, 2021
Creatine: the queen of performance supplements

Creatine: the queen of performance supplements

Can creatine supplementation really improve athletic performance? After years of studies, it can be said that creatine supplementation can accompany and modify metabolic adaptations following exercise.
July 24, 2021
Is there a best training for hypertrophy? Volume vs Intensity

Is there a "best training for hypertrophy"? Volume vs Intensity

The recurring question of those who practice bodybuilding or other disciplines aimed at muscle growth and strength is: "is there an absolutely better version of training for hypertrophy?". The answer is no. Let’s see why.
July 24, 2021
Better sleep thanks to GABA

Better sleep thanks to GABA

GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter present in our brain and has the main function of maintaining the delicate balance between sleep and waking, thus significantly contributes to homeostasis and mental and physical balance in general.
July 23, 2021
Why use the Cranberry

Why use the Cranberry

Cranberry is a powerful nutraceutical weapon that deserves a prominent place in our daily diet and integration! Effective for the health of the urinary tract and to counter bacterial infections, reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular and cardiac problems such as heart attacks, strokes and atherosclerosis counteracts capillary fragility and strengthens the circulatory system.
July 20, 2021
Acetylcarnitina: a fantastic natural nootropic

Acetylcarnitina: a fantastic natural nootropic

L-Carnitine (especially its Acetyl-L-Carnitine form, plus bioavailable) is a supplement that has been known as a weight loss supplement, yet, it is increasingly emphasizing its role in the brain as a supplement for improvement of attention, the conception and the psychic performances.
July 18, 2021
Plicometry: the unspoken truths

Plicometry: the unspoken truths

The evaluation of body composition is now a routine practice in the history of the athlete, as well as fundamental parameters in some disciplines (e.g. combat sports). Despite the relatively simple measurement of the skin fold, which makes this method very popular, there are however a number of technical limitations that must be considered when using this technique: let’s see them together.
July 08, 2021
Water retention: what it is and how to fight it

Water retention: what it is and how to fight it

Water retention is a nightmare for many people and is associated with a feeling of discomfort as well as a swollen and unsightly appearance. We find out what triggers this phenomenon so that we can prevent it or overcome it, to feel and look good and in shape.
July 06, 2021
Astaxanthin, the most powerful antioxidant found in nature

Astaxanthin, the most powerful antioxidant found in nature

Astaxanthin is a natural red-orange pigment, and it’s the most powerful antioxidant molecule nature has to offer. Comparative studies have shown that astaxanthin’s antioxidant power is 6,000 times more powerful than vitamin C, 100 times more powerful than vitamin E, and five times more powerful than beta-carotene in neutralizing reactive oxygen species.
July 05, 2021
How to choose among the many forms  of magnesium on the market?

How to choose among the many forms of magnesium on the market?

Not all forms of magnesium on the market achieve the desired benefit, indeed, some forms can also create problems for the body. Knowing the characteristics of this product and knowing how to distinguish them is fundamental to be able to choose the most suitable form of this important supplement.
June 24, 2021