Supplements and Nutrition Support

The supplements scene has exploded over the past few years. Whether you’re looking to bulk up, trim down, go harder or sleep better, there’s a supplement out there to help you hit your goals. Pre and post-workout, adaptogens and snacks that will fit in with any dietary lifestyle you can think of, be it keto, paleo, vegan, or carnivore! We’re keeping an eye on the latest products to hit the shelves to help you stay informed when it comes to choosing the right supplements for your needs.

If there’s a product or topic you’d like us to look into, drop us a line and let us know!

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5 Steps to Prevent Winter Weight Gain

Any health professional who works in health and fitness knows the occupational hazard that arises at this time of year – cancellations – a lot of them explained by weak excuses such as, “It’s too cold”, “I am not feeling motivated”, “I am just going to wait until the weather gets better”. Unfortunately, when we

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Do Protein Supplements Cause Weight Gain?

One of the most common misconceptions in nutrition is that protein supplements contribute to weight gain. We asked Mark Robinson, dietitian and expert for BSc supplements to offer up some advice on the topic and so we can answer the question – do protein supplements cause weight gain? The facts around protein and weight gain

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Female Athletes Endorse Athena Sports Nutrition for Women

A new sports nutrition range has just hit our shelves that has been designed specifically to meet the needs of athletic females. Vitaco Health, known for leading sports nutrition brand Musashi, have launched ATHENA Sports Nutrition for women, with several well known Aussie athletes on board as ambassadors to the brand. What is ATHENA Sports

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Are sports drinks better than water?

Sports drinks can be valuable for athletes and individuals engaging in intense, prolonged physical activity. However, for most people and everyday hydration needs, water is the preferred choice due to its simplicity, lack of added sugars, and overall health benefits. When deciding between sports drinks and water, it’s important to consider your goals and whether

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Is Caffeine Really a Diuretic?

For a long time, caffeine has been widely accepted as a diuretic. The popular belief is that consumption of caffeine increases urine production, and subsequently increases the risk of dehydration. In recent years, however, there have been several studies that challenge this long-held view and offer a better understanding of how caffeine affects the body.

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Top Tips For Staying Healthy During Winter

Winter can be a challenging time to stay healthy, with colder temperatures and shorter days making it easy to fall into a sedentary routine. However, taking care of your physical and mental health during this time is crucial for your overall wellbeing. With coronavirus still alive and well, not to mention a bad flu season

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Understanding the benefits of creatine and if it’s right for you.

What is creatine and what does it do? Why is creatine so popular?This is a quick overview of why creatine has held such a long-standing role as the king of athletic supplements. Creatine is a naturally occurring non-protein amino acid providing vital energy to muscles and the brain during high-intensity exercises such as sprinting or

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Your ultimate guide to the best sources of vegan protein

There are many benefits to adopting a vegan or plant-based diet. Vegan diets have been shown to consist of lower levels of saturated fat and cholesterol while also being higher in fibre (1) resulting in a lower risk of developing ischaemic heart disease and some forms of cancer (2) respectively. As larger numbers of people

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Understanding Antioxidants and Probiotics

Understanding Probiotics And Antioxidants

Article updated July, 2023. We’re always hearing claims made these days about the seemingly magical properties of probiotics and so-called super-foods. There’s so much noise in the wellness space that it’s difficult to work out what’s true and what’s just hype. It seems reasonable that fresh, natural foods must be good for you, but what

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The Magic Of Magnesium

Also known as the ‘miracle mineral’, magnesium is often forgotten about in the list of essential minerals your body needs for optimum functioning. What you may not realise is that magnesium is required for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body – yep, 300! Magnesium has so much work to do in your body, just so

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Should Sugary Soft Drinks Be Taxed?

According to a new report from the Grattan Institute, Australia should introduce a tax on sugary drinks to help recoup some of the costs of obesity to the community. A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity calls for a new excise tax of 40 cents per 100g of sugar, on all non-alcoholic, water-based

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