Protein

Protein

What is Protein?Protein is one of three macronutrients that form the human diet, carbohydrate and fats being the others. Protein is found in foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs,...

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Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy the body requires daily (Daries, 2012). Without this energy source, the body will find other sources that are not as...

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Electrolytes & the body

Electrolytes & the body

During physical activity the body can lose up to 1-2 Litres of sweat per hour. Sweat contains many essential electrolytes and minerals the body requires for basic functions and fluid...

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Beta Alanine

Beta Alanine

Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid but unlike most amino acids Beta-Alanine is not involved in protein synthesis.

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Caffeine

Caffeine

Caffeine is the most widely used stimulant and has been found to be used upwards of 80% in most countries (Fredholm, 2004). It is made up of four main elements:...

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Taurine

Taurine

Taurine is an amino acid that is frequently used in pre-workout and stimulation products. Research has shown Taurine to reduce muscular fatigue...

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