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The Mediterranean diet

We’ve all heard about it in the news and on nutrition blogs, but what is the ‘Mediterranean diet’ really? Let’s dive into more detail about this famous diet and how adhering to it can improve our health and general outlook on life.

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Optimization for runners

Jose was born and raised in Madrid and only first ventured off onto his discovery of running when he was 24 years old. Having previously played just soccer through most of his youth, as well as a slew of team sports ranging back to when he was 7 years old, Jose ultimately found running because he was motivated to stay in shape.

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What can your blood do for you?

What do you think of when you hear magnesium? Probably of muscle cramps. Blood sugar? Diabetes. And you probably associate cholesterol with heart disease. As you may have realized, you are already aware of the substances in your blood that have an impact on your body and health. However, this knowledge is mostly in connection with ailments and illnesses. What many people have not realized is that these blood values can also be the fuel for optimal physical and mental performance.

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Post-workout recovery and regeneration

If you're coming out of your sport or exercise session completely drenched in sweat, chances are that you not only worked super hard, but have also lost many minerals, trace elements, and vitamins in the process. Ensuring proper recovery and regeneration not only helps us get over muscle aches and pains, but also makes it possible for us to get back in the game and continue training faster. We've collected five highly important tips that you can use to fill up your energy reserves back to the max – and in a super easy way.

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Improve your running performance

Let’s push ourselves to the limit when we run; but how can we support our bodies to actually be able to do this? The answer is simple. By making sure we get sufficient amounts of the following vitamins and trace elements in our diets, we have the potential to boost our performance and go that one step beyond.

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How to control hunger

Hunger, as we all know, is the physiological urge to consume food and vital nutrients so our bodies have fuel to burn to keep us going. The sensation of hunger that we experience is regulated by a variety of factors, which up until now have not all been completely researched, but some of which have been proven in the current status quo. When we want to lose weight or control our diets for a goal-oriented exercise regimen, then the question becomes how we can control hunger to help us get through the plan.

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Muscle soreness

Remember that time you were super sore a day or so after a great workout at the gym? Having muscle soreness is no fun, but can be a clear indicator of the good progress being made on your journey towards better overall fitness.

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Do we really need supplements?

Usually our bodies get all the necessary vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients by engaging in a healthy, balanced diet. However, day in and day out, we see grocery store shelves filled to the brim with vitamins and supplements of all colors and for all ages. So, why is there actually such a big market for supplements when all it takes is to ‘eat right’ for our bodies to meet their vitamin and mineral needs?

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Hair loss vitamins

It’s clear - one day we will all wake up to discover that our once-voluptuous crown of locks has descended into a state of disarray. For some, this simply means having bedhead - which can often look on-par with an expensive haircut. For others, it means realizing that your hairline is receding, or bald patches are beginning to appear, all at varying speeds.

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