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Can you get a Rooibos boost?

Can your cup of Rooibos tea give you a performance boost? Scientists at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and the Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban are trying to find out! Already known for its many health benefits, scientists will test home-grown Rooibos to determine the extent to which the tea could aid sportsmen and women. Established benefits ...

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Fight disease, live longer with a polyphenol-rich diet

Powerful plant-based compounds called polyphenols — found in superfoods such as green tea and in the Mediterranean diet – may protect against heart diseases, diabetes, cancers and help prolong life, according to extensive research. Polyphenols are found in green tea, fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, herbs, olive oil, omega 3 fats, dark chocolate and turmeric. They are also believed to be ...

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Science affirms efficacy of protein supplements

Scientists at the McMaster University in Canada recently poured over dozens of research studies in their quest to put the age-old debate over the effectiveness of protein supplements to rest. It was the largest meta-analysis study of its kind, with researchers combing through a total of 49 high-quality studies with 1,863 participants, including men and women, young and old, and ...

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More fantastic flavours from USN!

Imagine if your wholesome post-workout whey protein shake tasted just like a crispy delicious wafer covered in creamy Nestlé chocolate. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, believe it, because USN has done it again with their latest flavour sensation. This home-grown global supplement brandnow offers its popular Hardcore Whey gH protein supplement in a tasty Tex flavour. Flavour ...

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Fight Disease, Live Longer With A Polyphenol-Rich Diet

Powerful plant-based compounds called polyphenols may protect against heart diseases, diabetes, cancers and help prolong life, according to extensive research. Polyphenols are found in green tea, fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, herbs, olive oil, omega 3 fats, dark chocolate and turmeric and are believed to be behind the incredible success of the Mediterranean diet, shown to promote longevity, good health and ...

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Optimise Your Ultra-Marathon Nutrition Strategy

Tips and products supplied by PriceCheck Thousands of runners are gearing up to take on the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km ultra marathon. A key element to competing in and completing an utra marathon, apart from the training, of course, is your race-day nutritional strategy. Food is, after all, the fuel that’ll power your body over the finish line. ...

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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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Plant-based Diets set to be a Mega-Trend in 2018

If you haven’t watched the Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there’s a big chance you’ve heard of it, advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet and eschewing all animal products. With a host of celebrities, nutritionists and millennials singing the holistic benefits, a plant-based lifestyle is set to be the mega trend of 2018. Market research group 1010 Data shows ...

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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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