Many people say that most of diseases begin in the gut and I can’t disagree with it however I think liver is often neglected and a bit underestimated organ in terms of our health. Liver detoxification isn’t something you just should do as a two-week “cleanse.” Your liver is working hard 365 days a yearContinue reading “How to improve liver detoxification Phase 1 and Phase 2?”
Ok, I’m not sure if it was COVID-19 or some other virus. The symptoms matched COVID-19 but I never did the test so who knows. Nevertheless, the point is how important it is to take care of your immune system everyday. The stronger your immune system is, the better and quicker your body will fightContinue reading “How I quickly recovered from…”
There are so many different forms and brands on the market that choosing the best one can cause a headache. At the end of the day, humans are not able to produce vitamin C as opposed to animals so getting vitamin C in any form is better than not having it at all. Nevertheless, let’sContinue reading “What is the best form of vitamin C?”
You probably heard that you are what you eat but even more important, what you actually absorb. If the food is not broken down properly, vitamins and minerals can’t be absorbed and used by our body. I like to think about food not only as a fuel, but my daily nourishment. Role in digestion StomachContinue reading “How to increase HCL (stomach acid) and why it’s important for digestion and nutrient absorption?”
The reason I decided to write this post is because of my recent attempt to buy ready made smoothie in M&S. When I buy food I always check labels. My main checks are for sugar content, type of oils used and forms of vitamins & minerals (if they have been added). What put me offContinue reading “Why you should avoid folic acid supplements and folic acid fortified food?”
Iron is one of those minerals that everyone needs. It’s important for oxygen transport, red blood cells formation, immune function, energy and many other functions. However there is something unique about this mineral – our body doesn’t have any physiological mechanism to excrete excess iron. That’s why I would be extra careful with iron supplementationContinue reading “What are dangers of taking iron supplements and multivitamins containing iron?”
There are few things you can do to maximise your gains after workout. Let’s focus on nutrition today and how it may improve muscle repair, growth and strength. NUTRITION: Spread protein intake throughout the day. 20-30g is average recommended amount per meal/serving to maximise MPS. Consuming more than 30g in one meal will not addContinue reading “How to maximise muscle growth – nutrition tips”
The most effective type of the workout to stimulate MPS is resistance training as it makes muscles more sensitive to amino acids uptake and as mentioned earlier amino acids are the build blocks of you muscles. Work out routine also plays quite important role in MPS. Number of sets – multiple sets are better thanContinue reading “Best workout routine to build muscles fast”
There is no best time… There are various theories in regard to when it is the best time to consume protein to maximise muscle protein synthesis (MPS) whether it should be before, after workout or before sleep. I personally prefer to have carb rich snack before workout and protein meal/shake after the training. The post-exerciseContinue reading “Best time to have protein to maximise muscle gains”
You may heard a lot that people don’t eat enough protein, especially vegans but why proteins are so important and how much you should actually consume? I collected some data and briefly summarised some key information on the role of protein, muscle building, daily protein requirements and if there is best time to have yourContinue reading “Everything you should know about protein”
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