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Homeopathic Medicines for Sports Injuries

Posted August 29, 2013

A growing number of professional athletes and weekend warriors are spelling relief H-O-M-E-O-P-A-T-H-Y. Although homeopathic medicines have a reputation of helping people who are suffering from chronic diseases, these natural medicines are wonderfully effective in treating common sports injuries.

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Nutrients for Sports Recovery

Posted July 9, 2013

As mainstream consumers grow increasingly interested in health and fitness, the demographic turning to sports and exercise supplements has continued to expand. And within this growing trend, post-workout nutrition is getting attention as the critical component for optimizing exercise and sport performance results. “While the advantages of physical activity are clear, strenuous activity also increases the risk of oxidative stress, which can lead to inflammation, as well as wear and tear on joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles and other connective tissue,” said Tim Hammond, director of sales and strategic relations for Bergstrom Nutrition.

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Sports Nutrition: Nourishing Recovery with Antioxidants

Posted May 30, 2013

Sports nutrition supplements are a key part of reaching the benefits from a fitness routine. Top trainers and dedicated fitness enthusiasts know insufficient recovery can result in muscle soreness, muscle stiffness, decreases in strength and decreases in skill levels. The greater the intensity and effort put into a workout, the bigger the need for a planned recovery.

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Raisins Found To Be As Effective As Sports Chews For Fueling Workouts

Posted July 25, 2012

New research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition suggests that eating raisins may provide the same workout boost as sports chews.

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Playing Sports Helps Teens Fight Fat

Posted July 16, 2012

Team sports may fight weight problems better than other forms of exercise among high schoolers, researchers found. Playing in three or more sports per year cut risk of overweight or obesity by 27% compared with no participation (95% CI 0.61 to 0.87), according to results from a longitudinal survey-based study by Keith Drake, BA, of Dartmouth College in Lebanon, N.H., and colleagues.

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Is holistic and plant-based the new trend in sports nutrition?

Posted May 28, 2012

While conventional sports nutrition putters along with the same old ingredients and formulations for sports enthusiasts and serious athletes, Brendan Brazier is championing a new idea: sports nutrition that considers the whole body.

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Resistant Starch Improves Insulin Control

Posted April 30, 2012

Two recently published clinical studies highlighted glycemic health benefits from intake of resistant starch. A study in the April 2012 issue of the Journal of Nutrition found overweight and obese men who supplemented with three tablespoons/day of resistant corn starch (as Hi-maize

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