Health & Fitness Digest - 5 March

Health & Fitness Digest - 5 March

In today’s health & fitness digest:

  • Iron supplementation shown to boost mental performance in women without iron anaemia
  • High fat dairy “beats” low fat dairy in lowering blood pressure, triglycerides and VLDL Cholesterol
  • Blood levels of Omega 3 affect your risk of depression
  • Yet another study that demonstrates that you don’t need to take sodium for hot/humid endurance races
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The Digest - 3 June

The Digest - 3 June
  • Love at first sight? Or is there something more to it?
  • Your boss hates these 4 things, and you can use that to your advantage.
  • Don’t let your core temp ruin your next race.
  • Overheating during exercise impairs brain function (potential long-term damage?)
  • Clear up your confusion about “hand entry” in swimming.
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The Digest - Feb 17

  • "True isolation" is something we never experience and is reported to be terrifying. An arctic explorer shares her experiences with isolation.
  • I'm ranting about the importance of proper core training… again...
  • Why apparently "thin" people are suffering heart attacks and strokes.
  • More evidence linking Hormone Replacement Therapy to cancer in women.
  • Pre-workout supplement shown to have no beneficial effects on performance or recovery.
  • Enzymatic evidence explaining why soy protein is so inferior to whey for muscle building.
  • More evidence showing how common household items are causing early menopause.
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The Digest - Feb 10

  • Eat Roquefort cheese to live longer!
  • Study shows increase in LDL from processed diary. How to read into it.
  • Foods targeted towers 1-3-year olds found to contain excessive salt and sugar.
  • Athletes take note: your shoulder strength is directly impacted by your core strength.
  • Goat! Goat! Goat!
  • American Idol affects your sperm count!


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