Chaga – The imuune Booster

Did you know? 3,300 BC: Evidence from Otzi the Iceman shows that Chaga was used by people towards the end of the Stone Age. 3,000 BC: Legends tell of an amazing birch fungus found in Western Siberia that has been used for health concerns. Chaga is used by the Khanty and other Siberian peoples. 2696 … Continue reading Chaga – The imuune Booster

Do we really need to take vitamins?

Walking down the vitamin aisle this weekend made me fell a bit panicked, as there are countless options, and reading through the labels started this reaction in my mind. So I started asking myself : should I buy some? Am I doing something wrong by not consuming any vitamins supplements? We all know that vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading Do we really need to take vitamins?

Tribulus Terrestris – testosterone enhacer

Tribulus terrestris (of the family Zygophyllaceae) is an annual creeping herb widespread in China, eastern Asia, and extends into western Asia and southern Europe. The fruits of this plant have been used in Chinese medicine for the treatment of eye trouble, edema, abdominal distention, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases while in India its usage in Ajurveda … Continue reading Tribulus Terrestris – testosterone enhacer

Does consumption of dietary BCAAs stimulates muscle protein synthesis or produces an anabolic response in humans?

The branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are leucine, valine and isoleucine. There are a total of twenty amino acids that comprise muscle protein. Nine of the twenty are considered essential amino acids (EAAs), meaning they cannot be produced by the body in physiologically significant amounts, and therefore are crucial components of a balanced diet. The … Continue reading Does consumption of dietary BCAAs stimulates muscle protein synthesis or produces an anabolic response in humans?

intermittent Fasting – Back to the hunter-gatherer paradigm.

Back in the days when  we were largely hunters-gatherers, When we had a successful hunt, it meant a day or two of feasting on a calorie-rich meat diet. But when the feast was over, it meant surviving on calorie-poor wild fruits, roots, and berries. That, in turn, led over the years to a metabolic adaptation, BUT... Fasting … Continue reading intermittent Fasting – Back to the hunter-gatherer paradigm.