Part 1: Edible fungi & their role in exercise-induced immunosuppression - by Ricardo Adamo

Posted by Ian Craig

Edible fungi are accepted as functional foods. They have been extensively proven to provide therapeutic benefits beyond their nutritive value (1, 6). The scope of compounds and derivatives that can be extracted via fungi and their subsequent utility hold great promise both for the average consumer, amateur/professional athlete and for the nutrition-health relationship that practitioners foster with their clientele (1).

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Certificate of Integrative Sports Nutrition - Module 2 musings

Posted by Ian Craig

I’m recently back from London, where I delivered module two of the Certificate of Integrative Sports Nutrition course. Like module one, it was a really good week, with really good interactions with my ‘students’ – I say students, but they are mostly all practitioners in their own right, specialising further within the field of sports nutrition.

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β-alanine in a nutshell

Posted by Simone do Carmo

β-alanine is one of the few supplements with reputable evidence for its direct effect in enhancing performance. Indeed, it was recently recognised by the International Olympic Committee as an ergogenic supplement with "good to strong evidence of achieving benefits to performance when used in specific scenarios.” (1)

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The importance of reducing toxin exposure for athletes - by Michelle Reed

Posted by Guest

Are you suffering from health issues that are negatively influencing your performance? One of the most dangerous culprits that can affect an athlete’s ability to perform optimally is also one of the most elusive. Environmental toxins are all around us; in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the cosmetic and household products we use on a daily basis.

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