Nutrition

  • Benefits of Potassium | + 8 Food Sources

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 18, 2016

      Potassium is a mineral found naturally in many foods, and it belongs to the sub-family called electrolytes. Other electrolytes crucial for good health include sodium and magnesium. It is essential for the body to maintain the correct balance of fluids in the body and helps to ensure your blood pressure is at a healthy […]

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  • How Alcohol Affects The Body

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 15, 2016

      Many of us enjoy a drink (or two!), but what effect does overdoing it have on our body? How Alcohol Affects The Body Brain   Alcohol has an effect on the brains ability to communicate with the rest of the body. This is why when individuals become drunk, they may have trouble moving the […]

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  • Brown Rice Protein Powder | Benefits & Uses

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 14, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Alex Simpson When we think of rice, we instantly think of glorious starchy carbohydrates, and whilst it is indeed true that rice is a fantastic source of carbohydrates, it may surprise some of you to learn that some forms of rice also happen to be great sources of protein as well. […]

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  • By Myprotein Writer Chloe Thurston Folic acid is a B vitamin that is crucial for the formation of red blood cells along side Vitamin B12. The form of folate that is found in food is called ‘folate’. Deficiency in the vitamin may cause anemia (reduced ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen). Both vitamins […]

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  • Low Carb Vs. Moderate Carb Diets For Fat Loss

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 11, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Chloe Thurston   Your body is a machine and adapts to changes in the environment instead of resisting it. When you look at your overall physique and the changes that you want to make to it you think about it in weeks and months. However, it is more seconds that your […]

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  • Artificial Sweeteners | Are They Better Than Sugar?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 4, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Jade Attwood Despite the sweet stuff being essential for some of our favourite sweet treats, sugar can be the culprit of countless calories, bad for our teeth, and unhealthy spikes of our insulin levels. And this is where artificial sweeteners come in: allegedly giving us the sweet taste without  the calories. […]

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  • Top 10 Tips For Vegetarian Bodybuilders

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on August 2, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   Bodybuilding is considered as being one of the hardest sports due to the difficulty of the general aim of the sport: ✓ Increase Muscle Mass ✓ Decrease Body Fat Often when we aim to gain muscle we are looking at muscular cell growth rather than aiming to […]

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  • How Many Calories In A Banana? | Benefits & Snack Ideas

    By George Platt | In Nutrition | on August 1, 2016

      Bananas to most people are just another fruit. We see people eating them every day and they’re arguably the most popular fruit of all. There are a number of benefits associated with bananas, from their content of potassium, Vitamin B6 & C and carbohydrates; to their ability to help protect from muscle cramps, reduce […]

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