Articles: Supplements

Vitamin K benefits

vitamin k benefits

Vitamin K benefits the bones In 2014 I attended a presentation by Dr. Susan Lanham-New, a researcher and professor at Surrey University. Dr Lanham-New specialises in Vitamin D and it’s effects on the body, as well as bone health. It was there that I was made aware of vitamin K benefits to the body, in […]

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Caffeine chewing gum

I spoke about caffeine HERE in a previous article, and in particular about the effect of caffeine for sports performance. Caffeine is one of the only sport performance supplements worth taking (with the specific aim to improve performance), where your return on investment may actually be worthy of the financial cost of the product and […]

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Zinc deficiency

Zinc deficiency – what you need to know The article below discusses zinc deficiency, symptoms and foods high in zinc. Zinc is an essential micronutrient, as well as being the most abundant trace element in the body after Iron. Zinc is involved in catalysing enzyme activity, contributes to the structure of proteins, and helps to […]

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Beta Alanine Review

beta alanine supplement

Review on beta alanine Carnosine is a substance found in high concentrations in skeletal muscle. It is formed by the bonding of histadine and beta alanine, a naturally occurring beta amino acid. Carnosine could well be beneficial to sports performers as it acts as an intracellular pH buffer. This means that, in effect, it delays acidosis […]

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Omega 3 benefits

Sources of Omega-3 Fish Oil

Omega 3 benefits – why you should be consuming fish oil Fish oil contains omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids can be obtained from two primary omega 3 foods, notably seafood and certain nut and plant oils. Fish oil contains two omega 3 fatty acids of note: epa and dha. And after many years […]

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