Beta Alanine for Runners – My 90 Day Trial

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​Beta Alanine has played a prominent  role in the world of fitness for some time and remained a feature of pre workout supplements, along with creatine and l-citrulline.  It is known for its beneficial effects on endurance, strength and recovery.  I first came across beta alanine while researching another article and it’s ability to help you … Read more

Juicing for Detox – 5 Simple Juice Recipes

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Detoxing, for so long a temporary desperation measure engaged upon in January by people worried that they over-indulged during the Holiday season, is now an increasingly popular lifestyle choice. Reasons to engage in a full detox include rapid weight loss and improvements to physical appearance such as the skin, slowing the physical and mental effects of … Read more

Avocado Oil: Your Secret Weapon For Weight Loss?

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What if everything you know about fats is backwards? Constant hunger, low energy, and motivation slowly dwindling like water dripping from a leaking bucket. These might be the symptoms of too little fat or the wrong type of fat in your diet. I’m going to show you how you can use good fats to change your dieting … Read more

5 Easy Sweet Potato Juicing Recipes

The humble sweet potato – who would have thought that juicing these somewhat ugly, gnarled tubers could bring so much flavor and nutrition to your diet? We are used to seeing sweet potatoes in soups, or baked, made into fries or mashed as part of a savory meal, but they are absolutely amazing when incorporated into … Read more

Can Beetroot Juice Improve Athletic Performance?

Beetroot is a tasty root vegetable that is full of nutritional benefits.  There is lots of information on the health benefits of drinking beetroot juice, but one area worthy of further discussion is how beetroot juice affects athletic performance. Anyone who takes part in sport likes to improve their performance, whether you are an athlete on … Read more

Juicing for Diabetics – Is Juicing Safe for Diabetics?

Juice diets and juice fasts are becoming an increasingly popular lifestyle choice for anybody looking to shed unwanted pounds, cleanse your body and generally add to your health. Couple this with the fact that anybody following a Diabetic diet will also be heavily focusing their intake on low-glycemic fruits and vegetables and, in theory, you have … Read more

80/10/10 Diet – Another Dangerous Fad?

Are we being ‘duped’ yet again in the hype behind the 80/10/10 diet? It’s not new, it has been around for many years with various titles such as ‘The Raw Food Diet’. The apparent pioneer of this diet, Doctor Doug Graham, appears to believe he is the only living person who has successfully been in good … Read more