Detox & Anti-Aging

2018-04-12T21:10:38+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you follow current dietary trends, you probably have heard about the “Detox Cleanse”, “48-Hour Weekend Cleanser” and many other detox regimens. Trained as a medical researcher, I always like to weigh how effective these regiments actually are? What are the mechanisms behind each? What are the potential adverse effects? And most importantly, is detox itself [...]

Black Soybeans: weight loss & recovery.

2018-04-12T21:11:16+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

What are Black Soybeans? Not just for vegetarians, the benefits of the humble soybean have been known to most nutrition-conscious people for a long time now. Black soybeans have recently been categorized as a superfood. They are almost identical to the better known green soybean, but the black skinned variety is thought to have even more [...]

Antioxidants And Their Role In Sport Recovery & Bodybuilding

2018-03-13T16:41:34+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What are Antioxidants? Before going into what antioxidants are, it is necessary to know what an oxidant is. Free radicals are unstable and very reactive molecules that steal electrons from other molecules (oxidation). This process results in the formation of more free radicals. Without an antioxidant to stop this chain reaction, it could continue [...]

Advice for Switching to a Plant-Based Diet

2018-03-12T22:04:32+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re exploring the possibility of transitioning to an entirely plant-based diet, then you’ve probably already realized how much dedication and determination is necessary to stick to it. A plant-based diet may not be for everyone, but its focus on restoring your body’s health with the proper nutrients makes it worthwhile. We recently chatted with a [...]

How to Choose the Proper Nutrition for an Active Lifestyle

2018-03-12T22:07:10+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , |

If you’re an athlete or runner, chances are you need a little extra get-up-and-go in your diet that supports your active lifestyle and rockin’ body. For anyone serious about their health and performance, emphasizing the overall importance of nutrition leads to excellence. In recent years, athletes have been bombarded with information pertaining to the best ingredients [...]