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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Flaxseed? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Flaxseed? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
It is the seeds of the flax crop which are a dense source of fibre, vitamin B1, manganese and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Ghrelin? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Ghrelin? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Stimulating appetite, increasing food intake and promoting fat storage are the predominant roles of ghrelin within the body.
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Guide to hydration - MSC Nutrition

Guide to hydration - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Water it’s key to hydration. All bodily functions rely on water to take place.
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To supplement or not to supplement? - MSC Nutrition

To supplement or not to supplement? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Ask any athlete about their decision to supplement, and the majority will tell you that is crucial when it comes to optimising their performance.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is MSM? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is MSM? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
MSM, a stable metabolite of DMSO and a special biological sulphur found in all plants, soils, fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry, eggs, meats and milk.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Pea Protein? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Pea Protein? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Whether you're following a vegan diet or just trying to cut down on animal foods, pea protein is a vital green that will help you meet your protein needs.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Spirulina? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Spirulina? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Spirulina is 100% natural and a highly nutritious micro salt water plant. This spiral shaped algae is a rich food source.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Broccoli? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Broccoli? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Eating broccoli and broccoli sprouts may enhance your body’s ability to detoxify after exposure to food.
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What is Alfalfa?

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The word ‘alfalfa’ comes from the Arabic phrase, al-fac-facah, meaning ‘father of all foods’. It stands to reason, alfalfa is extremely nutritious.
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Best metabolism boosting foods - MSC Nutrition

Best metabolism boosting foods - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
A high metabolism can absolutely help you get on track for better overall health and fitness. And, believe it or not, there are actually foods that can promote this. 1. Garlic Adding garlic to your diet can help you control you blood pressure, resist infection, and prevent cancer. And, of [...]
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Watercress? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Watercress? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Modern science has identified more than 15 essential vitamins and minerals contained in watercress.
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Jobs in Sports Nutrition

Jobs in Sports Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
The most successful sport nutrition practitioners in the UK come from a variety of backgrounds.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is HMB? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is HMB? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
During exercise, muscles are damaged, causing muscle protein to break down. HMB, a metabolite of Leucine, helps reduce muscle protein breakdown.
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Various sports nutrition segments - MSC Nutrition

Various sports nutrition segments - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
The sports nutrition market is growing, so the importance of supplementation must be playing a significant role in general health and lifestyle needs.
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Week In Week Out – highlighting supplement safety - MSC Nutrition

Week In Week Out – highlighting supplement safety - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
When athletes such as the likes of Rhys Williams front a television programme and warn people that no supplements are safe, anyone who has taken a nutritional supplement will sit up and take notice.
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Hign protein snacks - MSC Nutrition

Hign protein snacks - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
If you want to be armed with something other than a sandwich, then here is our list of high protein snacks to help you stay on track.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Licorice Root? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Licorice Root? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Big on healing, licorice root can be used to treat ailments such as asthma, fatigue, sore throats, various infections and even liver problems.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Spinach? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Spinach? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Spinach is as a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, increase vitality and improve the quality of the blood.
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Top fitness gadget gifts for Christmas - MSC Nutrition

Top fitness gadget gifts for Christmas - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
So what do you get your gym going, health conscious friend or family member, who really cares about their diet or weight?
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Essential fatty acids for health and performance - MSC Nutrition

Essential fatty acids for health and performance - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
There are two principal essential fats: alpha-linolenic acid (sometimes called omega-3) and linoleic acid (omega-6).
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Kelp? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What is Kelp? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Kelp contains many vitamins, especially B vitamins, which are essential for cellular metabolism and providing your body with energy.
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MSC Nutrition announces Scottish Rugby Partnership - MSC Nutrition

MSC Nutrition announces Scottish Rugby Partnership - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
MSC Nutrition has been appointed the official performance nutrition partner of Scottish Rugby, Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors.
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Nutrition for brain health and performance - MSC Nutrition

Nutrition for brain health and performance - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Before providing specific foods that fit with the diet, let’s take an overview of just exactly what your brain needs.
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What is Chorella?

What is Chorella? | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Chlorella is a tiny, unicellular green algae, 3-8 micrometres in diameter, which when grown in large quantities in gives lakes and rivers a green tint.
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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What are Acai Berries? - MSC Nutrition

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE - What are Acai Berries? - MSC Nutrition | Expert nutrition and exercise blog | Scoop.it
Hailing from the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, the acai berry is the fruit of the acai tree – a type of palm tree that is native to the Amazon rainforest region. It grows over 15 meters high and produces small, dark purple berries. Brazilian natives discovered the healing properties of [...]
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