All posts tagged: Protein

Post run recovery – Do you need protein?

The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism published by Human Kinetics has examined whether carbohydrate-protein ingestion influences muscle glycogen metabolism during short-term recovery from exhaustive treadmill running and subsequent exercise.

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What’s brown, wrinkly and does you most good?

Analysis of the antioxidant content of nine different types of nut: walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamias and pecans showed that a handful of walnuts not only contain almost twice as much antioxidants as an equivalent amount of any other commonly consumed, but that those in walnuts were between two and 15 times more potent than vitamin E, renowned for its antioxidant properties.