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What To Eat After A Workout


By Alex Soto on 02/19/2024

The importance of post-workout nutrition

Post-workout nutrition is essential for recovery and performance. Consuming a proper amount of carbs and protein after exercise stimulates muscle protein synthesis, improves recovery, and enhances performance. The importance of post-workout nutrition lies in replenishing glycogen stores, decreasing muscle protein breakdown, and increasing muscle protein synthesis, which helps in muscle recovery and growth.

Ultimate Guide to Healthy Eating - Science Backed Guide


By Robert Carlson on 02/07/2024

Understanding the Basics of Nutrition

Macronutrients are the main nutrients found in food that provide energy in the form of calories. They include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, and are needed in large amounts to maintain the body's structure and functioning. Carbohydrates should make up 45-65% of total daily calories, protein 10-35%, and fat 20-35%.

Does Spicy Food Raise Blood Pressure?


By Robert Carlson on 10/23/2022
The American Heart Association recommends that you don't eat more than one teaspoon of salt a day. That being said, eating bland food isn't fun at all. New studies have shown that spicy food can easily lower your desire for salt, and this subsequentially lowers your blood pressure.

Should I Consume Salt Before a Workout?


By Alex Soto on 10/17/2022

There is a huge amount of discussion about the benefits and disadvantages of consuming salt for our health and debate about how much salt is good for us. Most people know that a high intake of salt can be harmful, but the benefits of consuming salt are often less well-known. If you exercise regularly, nutrition is key for optimum performance and recovery.

9 Foods to Boost Your Immune System


By Alex Soto on 09/11/2022
Exercise, limiting toxins, and getting plenty of rest will all keep your immune system in check. But if you're looking for a tasty way to give your immune system a boost, take a look at adding some health-enhancing foods to your diet. Below, we'll run through nine foods that you'll want to have stocked in your kitchen.