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NUTRIENT EDUCATION

CAFFEINE

What is it? How can it help me? Caffeine is a stimulant that’s present (naturally) in coffee and some teas, and is commonly found in soda-type drinks. It’s one of the few compounds that has a strong scientific evidence base…

CARBOHYDRATES

What are they? How can they help me? Carbohydrates are the major, “high-octane fuel sources” for exercise. Along with fat and protein, carbohydrates are essential macronutrients that give you energy. Some carbohydrates are stored in your muscles as glycogen, or…

CREATINE

What is it? How can it help me? Creatine is a non-essential nutrient derived from the amino acids L-arginine, glycine, and L-methionine. About 95% of the creatine in your body is found in skeletal muscle, where it’s stored as phosphocreatine….

DIETARY FIBER AND PREBIOTICS

What are they? How can they help me? Prebiotics are specific dietary fibers that are selectively used as a fuel source by healthy bacteria that reside in your colon, promoting their growth. Prebiotics  can also help reduce the ability of…