Category: Nutrition

Understanding Cooking Oils
Nutrition
Ebany

THINGS TO CONSIDER CHOOSING COOKING OILS

We are often mislead about what oils are healthy for us, we assume because something is ‘made from’ or ‘made with’ something, that equates to it being good for us. Unfortunately this is a common misconception, for example we are encouraged to eat sunflower seeds as they are rich in nutrients, however sunflower oil is far from healthy. The process to achieve a food product is what we really need to consider especially cooking oils.

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WEight Cutting & Management
Nutrition
Paul-Jeremiah Hansen de Castro

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT & CUTTING FOR COMPETITION

In most combat sports, competitors are separated into weight divisions in an attempt to “create an even playing field.” Prior to competition, athletes must attend an official “weigh-in” and have their body mass (BM) verified to ensure they have “made weight.”

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What Men Should Eat
Nutrition
Paul-Jeremiah Hansen de Castro

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: WHAT MMA FIGHTERS SHOULD BE EATING!

Fighters will benefit from increasing a lean body mass while minimizing a percentage of body fat to maintain a weight class. (Amtmann JA, Amtmann KA, and Spath WK. Locate and rate of perceived exertion responses of athletes training for and competing in a mixed martial arts event. J Strength Cond Res 22:645-647, 2008)

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Gut Health Benefits
Nutrition
Ebany

GUT HEALTH, WHAT IT IS AND WHY ITS SO IMPORTANT

The gut is the gastrointestinal tract or more commonly referred to as the digestive system which starts from the mouth all the way to the rectum. It plays an important role in keeping us healthy, ensuring our body obtains the right nutrients from the foods we ingest.

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Nutrition
Ebany

EAT YOUR WATER

Typically, when people feel dehydrated they immediately think I need to drink water. But did you know we can get our water intake from foods not just liquids? On average the human body is made up of approximately 45-75% water,

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Nutrition
Ebany

8 FOODS TO NATUREALLY BOOST TESTOSTERONE LEVELS

Testosterone is the sex hormone that is responsible for the reproductive system, bone and muscle health, strength and blood health in men. The normal basline range of testosterone in men is considered to sit between 300ng/dL (nanograms per decilitre) to 1000ng/dL.

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