Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Truth about Pre-Workout Supplements

Everyone wants to get the most out of the time they spend exercising, and “preworkout” supplements claim to help you do exactly that. It might be tempting to try one of these supplements before hitting the gym or heading out for a run, in hopes of increasing your energy levels, muscle power or endurance during your workout. Pr...

Eat more or eat often?

Will five small meals a day keep you at the top of your game, or are proponents of the three-meals-a-day mantra onto something? Alice Algie seeks out expert opinion on which eating plan is best for your health Many experts tell us eating small meals throughout the day is one the best ways to lose weight, boost your metabolic rate and prev...

17 immune-boosting foods for winter

Avoid the sniffles this winter by opting for the ultimate immunity medicine: food. Try these wonder-food sources for a boost to good belly bacteria: 1. Cacao: This small brown bean has double the antioxidants of red wine and three times the antioxidants found in green tea, shows research from Seoul National University. 2. Berries: Phen...