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Probiotics: Benefits of Probiotics For Athletes

Probiotics provide a variety of benefits, especially for digestive health, for everyone who takes these supplements. A new study shows that probiotic supplementation can help boost the immune system in athletes and reduce their risk of upper respiratory tract infections. We’ve written about some of these benefits in a past blog, and research continues to support this...

Can a Vasectomy Increase a Man’s Risk of Prostate or Testicular Cancer?

In the 1980s, reports began to surface of a potential connection between vasectomies and prostate cancer. This worried men considering vasectomies for birth control, but it was also controversial. Some studies detected an association while others didn’t. Harvard Prostate Knowledge last covered the topic in 2015, after the largest study to that point detected slightly higher risks of...

Hey Cyclists, You’re Counting Your Calories Wrong!

Are you counting calories? How accurate do you think you are? It’s hard enough estimating caloric values of foods in a lab, let alone in the real world. The average person goes to restaurants, cinema, barbecues, and doesn’t always have detailed info about what they eat. Counting calories might be harder than it seems...

Infographic: Keto Graphics That Every Low Carber Needs

Not 100% sure about what the keto lifestyle is - or are you having a hard time describing it to people? These infographics can explain it all - and in color.A huge kudos to @ketohackershop on Instagram for some of these awesome infographics! What Keto Is NotSo you thought going Keto meant eating only steak eggs...

Just Eat The Bread.

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad press, but the right carbs at the right time are the cyclist’s friend. Research from the University of Bath in the UK shows that athletes who drank carbohydrate sports drinks during an Olympic distance triathlon improved their performance times.Good carbs vs bad carbs The selection of energy drinks, gels and...