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    Pistachios: Great Source of Protein

    Various seeds and nuts are great additions to any hard-training person’s diet. They are a great source of protein, they contain fibre, minerals, vitamins and good fats, and help you fill out your daily diet requirements to maintain your body. Each meal should be a combination of healthy carbohydrates, proteins, and some healthy fats. And it’s easy to […] More

  • Nuts Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

    Nuts Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

    Nuts are widely recognized as food that benefits your heart health and reduces the risk of heart attack. The majority of studies showing the nutritional value of nuts used people in higher socio-economic groups of European descent. However, there was also a study carried out among more than 200,000 Americans of low socio-economic status. The study from […] More

  • Modern Eating Habits

    Modern Eating Habits

    A recent study carried by the Meat Advisory Panel (MAP) examined our ancestral eating habits and concluded that we aren’t eating as we should be. In general, modern-day eating habits aren’t healthy. We are surrounded by foods full of sugar, simple carbohydrates and the wrong type of fats. And what we should do? Experts suggest […] More

  • Pre-Exercise Food Combinations

    Pre-Exercise Food Combinations

    Here are some ideas for pre-exercise food combinations that fulfill the demands for protein, fats and carbohydrates. Protein and fats: 3 slices lean ham and ½ avocado 1 slice of frittata with mushrooms and spring onions Prawns and ½ avocado Handful of nuts Protein and carbs: Low-fat cottage cheese and a handful of berries Small […] More

  • Paleo Diet Improves Blood Fats

    The caveman or paleo diet is based on nuts, berries, fish and lean grass-fed meats. Following this diet leads to substantial decreases in total cholesterol. Proponents of the diet claim that human genes evolved over thousands of years to optimize metabolism from consuming these natural foods. Suddenly, industrialization changed the human diet to include the consumption of […] More

  • Hyper Healthy Combinations of Foods

    Enjoy the benefits of Hyper Healthy Combinations of Foods.  Steak + tomato = more energy Red meat contains plenty of iron, which is vital for carrying oxygen around the body. But you need vitamin C to properly absorb iron, so prepare a grilled tomato, as well. Cherries + dark chocolate = healthy heart Cherries are packed with quercetin, […] More

  • Fiery Chicken Peanut Stew

    Fiery chicken peanut stew is a delicious West African meal with fiery flavor. It’s a perfect choice for fueling endurance sport. In Africa, peanuts are widely used, especially in stews and soups. And like many studies show, consuming a small handful of peanuts daily is beneficial to our health. In case you’re allergic to peanuts, you can try to do this […] More

  • Health Benefits of Nuts

    Often a subject of bad press because of their high fat content, nuts offer so much more including vitamins, protein, and minerals. A handful of nuts every day will fill you up, help maintain energy and provide your body with enough nutrients to put many “superfoods” to shame. So which are the main health benefits of nuts? Weight-conscious runners often avoid […] More

  • Red cabbage with nuts and crème fraîche

    Preparation time: cca. 20 minutes (plus cooking time) Per portion cca. 175 kcal / 735 kJ 4 g P, 12 g F, 10 g CH Serves 4 700 g red cabbage 3 tbsp spelt flour 2 tbsp butter 500 ml vegetable stock salt pepper 1 tsp lemon juice 100 g crème fraîche 2 tbsp chopped hazelnuts Wash and […] More

  • Foods that Keep Your Joints Healthy

    Foods that Keep Your Joints Healthy

    Cartilage damage, inflammation and even arthritis can seriously affect your training. However, these opponents of sporting performance can be controlled by a diet that targets joints with a proper supply of vitamins and nutrients. Here are five simple foods you should add to your diet to keep your joints healthy. 1 OILY FISH Oily fish […] More

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    Pistachio, Vanilla and Banana Smoothie

    Instead of drinking the builder’s milky tea Pistachio, Vanilla and Banana Smoothie is perfect in time for breakfast.  This smoothie is a well-balanced blend of carbs, protein and essential fatty acids that also serves as a perfect recovery shake.         Ingredients Makes 1 smoothie   300ml Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp. vanilla Maximuscle Promax banana […] More

  • Quinoa Porridge

    Quinoa Porridge with Mixed Berries, a healthier choice

    It’s time for breakfast, instead eating a bowl of rices crispies with milk, rather choose quinoa porridge with mixed berries Quinoa porridge has many hidden powers it can become a useful tool in boosting your performance; whether that’s training or an event. Ingredients Serves 2  2 tbsp. honey 1 pinch ground cinnamon 100g quinoa 1 pinch ground […] More

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