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The Healthy “Ginseng” Jiaogulan Tea


What is Jiaogulan tea? Jiaogulan tea, is also known as Gynostemmapentaphyllum. It can be bought from most good health food shops and has a taste similar to green tea. It is native to China where it is often referred to as “Southern … Continue reading

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Natural Alternatives to Ibuprofen


Ibuprofen has had some bad press recently, and rightly so! Ibuprofen is linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes, it damages the stomach lining which can cause a range of problems from allergies to stomach ulcers and … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of a 24 Hour Fast


Health Benefits of a 1 Day Fast Repair of the Mucosal Lining of the stomach/GI Tract (reference) Enhanced insulin sensitivity (reference) Reduced Blood cholesterol & Triglycerides (reference) Improved physical energy Improved mental clarity Helps to support the immune system (reference) … Continue reading

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Chicken Bone Broth Recipe


  Chicken Bone Broth Recipe     Time to Cook Preparation Time 10 minutes Cook Time 8-10 hours   Ingredients Bones from a cooked chicken (free range, organic) 2 stalks of celery 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar 1 onion … Continue reading

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Greek Mountain Tea – Review


  Greek Mountain Tea has a range of benefits Reduces Anxiety (study) Increases brain-power / cognitive function (study) It is a powerful anti-oxidant (study)   It’s a strange one because it increases cognitive performance but also has a mild sedative … Continue reading

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Foraging for Food – UK đźĄ”


Veganism and eating organic food is pretty big in MMA at the moment. Sports Nutrition is no longer about the window, before, during and after exercise. You need a foundation of healthy, whole foods, preferably organic to maintain your health, … Continue reading

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Is Coconut Oil Bad for You?


Nutrition has become a lot like discussing politics and religion recently. People get emotionally attached to a diet or an opinion and sometimes miss the bigger picture. Nutrition is not black and white unfortunately. The great coconut debate is a … Continue reading

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Dr Rhonda Patrick – Vitamin D


Sourced from: FoundMyFitness Vitamin D Infographic. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with stress and illness. Although correlation does not necessarily equal causation (i.e. low levels of Vitamin D in stressed people, doesn’t mean it’s the vitamin D that’s … Continue reading

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How to Grow New Brain Cells (6 Potent Hacks) đź¤“


MMA is a new sport, established in the 90s (although Vale Tudo & NHB fighting has been around a lot longer). It’s still a bit of an unknown, in terms of the long term health implications. With ex-fighters in their … Continue reading

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Training Goals for Summer 2018


I basically want to become an enlightened, humble MMA meathead. Training Goals: Outcome Goals Fix Back & Neck (make them less, painfully stiff) Fix Golfer’s Elbow – so it’s not constantly painful Improve Left Hip mobility so I can do … Continue reading

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