5 Immunity Boosting Foods For Runners
There’s nothing like a cold or flu to knock your training off-course at this time of year. Help strengthen your natural defences by including these 5 immunity-boosting foods in your diet.
How to detox in a healthy way - the benefits and dangers of detoxing
The term 'detoxing' can conjure up images of strict and sometimes fad diets, involving restricted intake of food and drink. Whilst the objective may be to achieve vitality, cleansing and health benefits, the process can be extreme and harmful.
5:2 Diet – does it work?
Calorie restriction on a number of days each week mimics our genetic roots, when we lived in a time of famine followed by fast.
What are Exercise Supplements & are they Safe?
Common supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, plant material, amino acids, probiotics, fibre and fatty acids that can be added to the diet. Food quality can be compromised by production methods, lengthy storage and long distance transportation of so called 'fresh' fruits and vegetables.
Optimising health: food labels & superfoods – what are their benefits?
Food producers work hard at attracting consumers with a myriad of health claims and 'nutritional speak' around food, aimed at making it sound more healthy and appealing. However, these descriptions can be vague or downright misleading.