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Linden Tea

Linden Tea

Linden tea is without a doubt one of the most aromatic drinks and, as an herb, it is especially rich in medicinal substances. This is why it is used widely in medicine as well as cosmetics. The Linden is a high up to 25-30 meters long tree, strongly branched and with a dense crown. The […]

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Yerba Mate

Yerba Mate

This tree is famous for its energizing properties, which, of course, are a result of its caffeine content. The interesting thing however, is that the effect is not the same as with green, black tea and coffee. What is yerba mate? Scientifically referred to as Ilex paraguariensis, yerba mate is an evergreen tree, which grows […]

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Guarana- The Refreshener

Guarana- The Refreshener

The history of Guarana use is lost back in time, dating to its use in Amazonian tribes’ medicine. The extract from Guarana has been found more than half a century ago and has gained popularity on the market, as it is a big part of many different energy drinks and supplements. What is guarana? Paullinia […]

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Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba

If you happen to be someone with a busy lifestyle, and your work requires you to digest a big volume of information, then those intense workout sessions at the gym may even make things worse at times. Probably may lead to a brain burnout! Ginkgo biloba may be the cure for that, as its active […]

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Aloe Vera- The Fountain of Youth

Aloe Vera- The Fountain of Youth

This plant is known for its rejuvenating properties, which is why it finds application in the cosmetic industry and is commonly used for moisturizing creams. Aloe Vera extract is also found in sunburn creams and balsams, as well as products that slow aging. What is Aloe Vera? Aloe (Asphodelaceae) is a tropical plant, naturally found […]

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Ginseng – The Forgotten Energetic

Ginseng – The Forgotten Energetic

Everyone has heard about ginseng – the root of youth and energy. Known for centuries in China and Korea in the last century, it has become a hit on the global market for healthy products. For more than a quarter of a century, it has also been a major ingredient of specialized sports supplements produced […]

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Zinc and Magnesium (ZMA)

Zinc and Magnesium (ZMA)

These are two of the minerals, often insufficient for many bodybuilders. They are necessary for the normal course of most processes in the body, so the deficiency will slow or even stop those processes. Zinc regulates the production of testosterone so that zinc deficiency (in about 30% of athletes) leads to a decrease in blood […]

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Tribulus Terrestris

Tribulus Terrestris

Tribulus is known for its many useful properties ascribed to it by folk medicine. In recent decades it has been one of the few herbs that are in the elite of nutritional supplements and is among the most popular products in sports supplementation. What is tribulus terrestris? Tribulus terrestris is an annual plant known in […]

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Protein vs Amino Acids

Protein vs Amino Acids

Protein is one of the most researched molecules in biochemistry. The etymology of the term protein, originates from the Greek word “prota”, which means “first”, in the sense that protein is of first, foremost importance. This is undoubtedly because of protein’s fundamental, vital role in the organism. Out of all macronutrients, protein is the only […]

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Taurine and Beta-Alanine

Taurine and Beta-Alanine

We will look at two of the most popular amino acids for sports purposes – taurine and beta-alanine. Often, we can see them together in complex formulas, and many consumers take them as part of their stack, but because of their metabolic features, their combined intake may not be as effective, and some are even […]

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