Gianluca Tognon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 / Published in Dairy products
bioactive peptides
Bioactive peptides: are milk products a source of healthy compounds? Bioactive peptides in western diets derive mainly from milk consumption (Boutrou, Gwénaële and Sanchez-Rivera, 2015). These bioactive peptides have shown to have several health effects… at least in theory. What are bioactive peptides? As many other animal products, milk is rich in proteins which can
Gianluca Tognon
Monday, 10 September 2018 / Published in Sports nutrition
Whether you burn fat or carbs is a matter of exercise intensity Exercise intensity is usually measured with the VO2 max. What is it? VO2 max is a number that determines your body’s ability to consume oxygen. It can be measured in a lab by wearing a mask connected to a machine that estimates your
Gianluca Tognon
Sunday, 09 September 2018 / Published in Healthy recipes
eggplant recipes
A few delicious eggplant recipes from the Italian cuisine Since eggplants are incredibly common in the South of Italy, there are many eggplant recipes in the Italian cuisine. Eggplants are commonly harvested in summer and autumn and can be used in many ways. Sautéed eggplants, for instance, can be mixed with pasta, cherry tomatoes and
Gianluca Tognon
Thursday, 06 September 2018 / Published in Sports nutrition
nutrition for athletes
Nutrition for athletes is a matter of nutrients The more glycogen, the further and faster the player runs (Kirkendall, 1993). Glycogen is the complex carbohydrate responsible for storing energy in muscles, a topic that is mentioned in all books about nutrition for athletes. Human beings get the energy they need to perform physical exercise from

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