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Bug off! keeping illness at bay with probiotics

With winter upon us, the risk of coming down with coughs, colds and flu is a real concern for athletes. With that in mind, Andrew Hamilton asks whether the use of probiotic supplements can boost your immunity and help keep your training on track... MORE

Probiotics: help or hindrance for athletes?

Amanda Carlson explores the effects friendly bacteria can have on an athlete’s performance With the abundance of antibacterial soaps, wipes, and even anti-microbial fabrics, most people are aware that bacteria can harm us. But what about friendly bacteria and in particular, what can they do for athletes? Amanda Carlson looks at the latest evidence.Probiotics are... MORE

Triphala: Look East for health and longevity!

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. Developed more than 3,000 years ago in the region of Asia that we now know as India, Ayurvedic medicine is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Cynics among you might assume... MORE

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