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Manipulating dietary macronutrient ratios to maximise athletic performance is an evolving topic of research in sports nutrition. One area of increasing interest in recent years is the effect of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet in endurance sports.

Mar 19, 18

What is ubiquinol? How do we make it? What are the food sources and how does it work in the body?

Mar 12, 18

Inflammation generated by intense exercise may benefit from the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capacity of white willow bark extract

Mar 05, 18

Our microbiota is a complex community of organisms working together to maintain dynamic ecological balance. Of the trillions of bacteria that inhabit the human body, 80% live in the gut.[1] These bacteria are not only essential for normal GI function, but also for systemic processes, brain development and function, behaviour, and cognitive and emotional processing. 

Feb 19, 18
Neuroinflammation  in mood disorders  and cognitive decline

Ageing is naturally associated with decreases in cognitive function and a growing body of evidence suggests that age-related inflammation may contribute to these changes.3 Only one in 1000 older adults exhibit no evidence of cognitive deterioration.

Feb 12, 18
The Clinical Applications of L-Theanine

In today's high-paced society, L-theanine has a crucial role to play in the clinical management of stress, relaxation, cognition and sleep. 

Feb 05, 18

The two most common varieties are Ceylon or true cinnamon (C. zeylanicum/verum) and Chinese cinnamon (C. cassia). They have similar properties and health benefits, but C. cassia seems to get a bad reputation for its coumarin levels, which is believed to be harmful is high doses.

Jan 16, 18
Protein for appetite and weight control

Protein is an important factor in a weight-loss diet. 

Dec 28, 17