Alkaline diets don’t pass the acid test

Vegetables for sale at a market in Bohol, Philippines. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jasper Greek Golangco)

Vegetables for sale at a market in Bohol, Philippines.
(Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jasper Greek Golangco)

It’s the latest fad to hit the weight-loss industry and like some before it, it’s being dismissed as simply fact manipulation with very little scientific evidence to back up the claims.

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Eating more pre- and post-workout may aid weight-loss

The U.S. Food and Drug Administation want consumers to learn how to read nutrition labels.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administation want consumers to learn how to read nutrition labels.

Many trainers will tell you that what you do in the kitchen is perhaps more important than what you do in the gym, but experts will also tell you that what you eat in the hour before and after your workouts is equally important.

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Peptides: panacea or PED?

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Psychonaught

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Psychonaught

There has been a lot of chatter lately, mostly in the personal-training establishment, about peptides; and depending on whom you talk to or what you read, peptides are either a miracle substance that can cure some of the world’s worst ills or they’re the next big thing for cheats in sport.

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