Even the comic books heroes of our youth have led the way: Whenever danger threatened in default, the druid Getafix touches its made of green leaves and herbs potion to support his unyielding Gallic village in the fight against the Romans with magical powers. Even Popeye the sailor fell back on the tried and tested box spinach to inflate his muscles when needed. Continue reading All about Green smoothie
Sweets make you fat. This wisdom have been etched in the minds of the people and it’s also right per se. The high sugar content transforms the goodies in true energy bombs that despite a high number of calories hardly have nutrients and thus bring our energy budget duly out of joint. When this “sugar bomb” combined with too little exercise, a high Sweets suggests consumption sooner or later often detrimental to our weight and thus harms the cardiovascular system. Continue reading Myths about chocolate
Dietary supplements omnipresent in our society: not only in pharmacies but also in drugstores – and even at discount stores – there a wide range of pills and Pulverchen. The print ads in Fitness magazines makes big promises and would almost convince a reader that with the right product everything works as mind of its own: Lose weight? Bring on the “fat burners”! More muscles? In this review article you learn the most important thing about food supplements: what is worth and what you can do better? In the first half about some essential nutrients such as vitamins, which today are no longer optimal care for us. In the second part of the article deals with the question of whether supplements can help you faster achieve your personal fitness goals. Continue reading About sense and nonsense of pills and supplements
The human body consists of more than half of water. The exact number varies according to gender, age, body weight and muscle mass or fat. The adult mens proportion is, for example 60%. Only this fact shows how important water is for the human body. But how much water you should drink daily and what are the consequences of a loss-making fluid intake for the body? Continue reading Water consumption and our daily needs
Protein intake in sport is frequently controversial.Again and again is a sensible intake to the debate regarding muscle growth and performance improvement. But also for endurance athletes, it is a non-negligible issue.
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There is hardly possible to find a guide-theme about which so many books have been written about the right diet. Food intolerances such as celiac disease (gluten intolerance) and lactose intolerance are well known by the general public. Food manufacturers now offer even an alternatives for sufferers just like lactose-free chocolate or a gluten-free pizza. Also, there are more and more fans of the vegan diet who avoid all animal foods. Become vegan is medically in some people associated with risks. Thus, defects arise, for example, in the elderly, infants or pregnant women by renouncing animal foods. The more important is a conscious compilation of the menu so that there are no nutrient deficiencies. Continue reading What is the right diet?
There are many theories on the question of how to lose weight by the most successful way. The internet and magazines are full of suggestions, ideas and alleged miracle diets. For a permanent and healthy loss weight an adequate intake of protein is needed. An American study has confirmed this now. Continue reading Can protein help you lose weight?
By eating plenty of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of diabetes developing type 2. Obviously that a special role is played by the variety on the plate. Continue reading Varied food lowers the risk of diabetes?
Tap water often contains more minerals than purchased water. In addition, a serious bacterial contamination was found in some bottled purchased water. Continue reading Is tap water better than bought water?
Obesity apparently leads to changes in brain activity. This is the conclusion researchers come. Continue reading Changes into the brain due to overweight?