Sports nutrition and eating healthy


We're working on increasing the availability and affordability of healthy food and drink options, as well as education around healthy eating habits for our Sport Academy. We are here to offer you information on the latest in medicine, research, nutrition, exercise, and more. We not only will give you the facts, but help you understand them in today’s world where headlines are changing every day.

An advice is to take honey daily [ … honey has been successfully used as a topical wound care product, with pronounced antibacterial, antibiofilm, and anti-inflammatory properties…An important feature of honey is its antibacterial activity. Honeys exhibiting high antibacterial activity are commercially available as medical-grade honeys. The antibacterial activity of manuka and kanuka honeys are mainly mediated by highly reactive methylglyoxal.] particularly if the honey of Ulmo, Manuka or Kanuka. We've made them available on Chris and Aaron's website for a long time. www.chrisandaaron.co.uk.


Immune system:


Echinacea - Reduces cold symptoms(mucus, cough, fever) speeds up recovery, decreases number of diseases of the respiratory system: sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, etc., blocks viral and bacterial action; Boosts the immune system. Controindications: Children under 12 years old: It may cause allergic reactions. It is not recommended if the person suffers from autoimmune liver diseases. Consult a medical doctor if pregnant or breast feeding. It may interact with other substances and medications: reduces the ability of the organism to decompose caffeine and hinder the synthesis of medications that are eliminated through the liver.

Vitamin C  Rosehip - It helps the body produce collagen, L-carnitine, and some neurotransmitters. As an antioxidant, it helps remove unwanted substances known as reactive oxidative species (ROS) from the body. It helps the body absorb iron. It boosts the immune system. It enhances wound healing. Vitamin C’s antioxidant activity may help reduce inflammation and lower the risk of developing various conditions, including some cancers.

Garlic - Currently, garlic is widely used for several conditions linked to the blood system and heart, including atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), high cholesterol, heart attack, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Garlic is also used today by some people for the prevention of lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. POTENTIALLY A POWERFUL ANTIBIOTIC.

Ginger - Ginger is loaded with antioxidants, compounds that prevent stress and damage to your body's DNA. They may help your body fight off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diseases of the lungs, plus promote healthy ageing. POTENTIALLY A POWERFUL ANTIBIOTIC.

Ginko Biloba - Improves blood circulation: Legs, feet, coronary arteries, head, eyes (vision) genitalia, brain capillaries Regulates hypertension, asthma, depression, vertigo, and atherosclerosis. Protects the brain from senile dementia, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases. Cognitive benefits: Improved thinking  Improved memory Better social behavior. Controindications: If it is taken in doses greater than recommended, it can cause drowsiness, nervousness, vomit, or diarrhea. During the first two days of treatment, it can cause headaches. Do not use on children under 2 years of age. Consult a medical doctor in case of pregnancy or breast feeding. The administration of ginkgo in conjunction with blood thinners like aspirin, or warfarin or heparin could cause hemorrhage Do not take for days before surgery and for 2 months afterward.Gr

Green Tea - it boosts your immune system.

Glutathione - is a peptide found in plants and animals. It is a powerful antioxidant produced by the liver to protect the body against free radicals, peroxides, and heavy metals. Glutathione also eliminates poisons such as drugs and pollutants from our bodies. It reduces liver demage.

Manuka Oil or Tea Tree Oil - often get mistaken for being similar, but they are in fact very different. Tea Tree Oil is a household name for many people. Differences between manuka oil and tea tree oil. Manuka oil (Leptospermum scoparium) is rich in triketones, flavonoids and other compounds which give it strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. Tea Tree Oil also has these properties but at a lesser strength. It is also high in monoterpenes, which gives Tea Tree Oil its strong odour.  Manuka oil has less of an odour being high in sesquiterpenes which are less volatile. Key health distinctions between both oils. When tested by the Cawthron Institute of Nelson and the Microbiology Department of Otago University, manuka oil was found to be significantly more effective against negative bacteria and viruses and strains of fungi.


Respiratory system:


Echinacea - Reduces cold symptoms(mucus, cough, fever) speeds up recovery, decreases number of diseases of the respiratory system: sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, etc., blocks viral and bacterial action; Boosts the immune system. Controindications: Children under 12 years old: It may cause allergic reactions. It is not recommended if the person suffers from autoimmune liver diseases. Consult a medical doctor if pregnant or breast feeding. It may interact with other substances and medications: reduces the ability of the organism to decompose caffeine and hinder the synthesis of medications that are eliminated through the liver.

Hawthron - Increases the levels of hemoglobin after a snake bite. The green fruit has been used for diarrhea and mucous leucorrhea. Heart failure: Alterations of the cardiac rhythm, arrhythmia. Prevents pectoris; helps in postinfarction recovery Sedative. To treat symptoms of nervousness and anxiety. Controindications: None is known. Nevertheless it is not recommended to use in conjunction with other medicines for heart or circulatory problems or with benzodiazepines (medication that acts on the central nervous system and to treat insomnia) if not under medical supervision by a specialist.

Eucalyptus - It has a number of medicinal properties: antinicrobial properties, cold and respiratory problems, fungal infections and wounds, pain relief, stimulating immune system.

Digestive system:


Angelica - is used for heartburn, intestinal gas (flatulence), loss of appetite (anorexia), arthritis, circulation problems, "runny nose" (respiratory catarrh), nervousness, plague, and trouble sleeping (insomnia).

Rosemary - IT is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which are thought to help boost the immune system and improve blood circulation. Improving digestion, enhancing memory and concentration, neurological protection. POTENTIALLY A POWERFUL ANTIBIOTIC.

Oregano - Oregano and other herbs provide antioxidants. People around the Mediterranean region have used oregano for centuries in herbal medicine to treat many ailments, including: skins sores, aching muscles, asthma, cramping, diarrhea, indigestion, colds, to boost overall healthfight bacteria, relieve inflammation, regulate blood sugar and lipids, fight cancer.  POTENTIALLY A POWERFUL ANTIBIOTIC.


Nervous system and skin diseases


Ginko Biloba - Improves blood circulation: Legs, feet, coronary arteries, head, eyes (vision) genitalia, brain capillaries Regulates hypertension, asthma, depression, vertigo, and atherosclerosis. Protects the brain from senile dementia, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases. Cognitive benefits: Improved thinking  Improved memory Better social behaviour. Controindications: If it is taken in doses greater than recommended, it can cause drowsiness, nervousness, vomit, or diarrhea. During the first two days of treatment, it can cause headaches. Do not use on children under 2 years of age. Consult a medical doctor in case of pregnancy or breast feeding. The administration of ginkgo in conjunction with blood thinners like aspirin, or warfarin or heparin could cause hemorrhage Do not take for days before surgery and for 2 months afterward.

Urtica - It is known as an antioxidant, diuretic, antiinflammatory, antiviral, analgesic, antimicrobial, liver protector. It is also used in cases of eczema, anemia, nosebleeds and menstrual hemorrhage, nephritis, hematuria, diarrhea, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, kidney stones. Favors digestion and blood circulation. Controindications: Skin lesions when the plant comes in contact with the skin. Diabetics may have their blood sugar levels affected if taken in large doses; be alert to avoid hypoglycemia. It may affect blood pressure and it may interfere with medication used to control hypertension. It’s contraindicated in case of renal failure, nephritis, and inflammation of the kidneys or during pregnancy.

Calendula - Calendula extract possesses several potent antioxidants, including triterpenes, flavonoids, polyphenols, and carotenoids. May promote wound and skin ulcer healing. May combat certain cancer cells. May have antifungal and antimicrobial properties. May support oral health. May improve skin health. May boost heart health. May relieve muscle fatigue.

Manuka Oil (vs Tea Tree Oil) - often get mistaken for being similar, but they are in fact very different. Tea Tree Oil is a household name for many people. Differences between manuka oil and tea tree oil. Manuka oil (Leptospermum scoparium) is rich in triketones, flavonoids and other compounds which give it strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. Tea Tree Oil also has these properties but at a lesser strength. It is also high in monoterpenes, which gives Tea Tree Oil its strong odour.  Manuka oil has less of an odour being high in sesquiterpenes which are less volatile. Key health distinctions between both oils. When tested by the Cawthron Institute of Nelson and the Microbiology Department of Otago University, manuka oil was found to be significantly more effective against negative bacteria and viruses and strains of fungi.

Let's talk about protecting ourselves and our loved ones from the fall-out.

Two of the body parts most sensitive to radiation are the thyroid and the kidneys. Iodine is found in milk and seaweed in the greatest quantity. Chlorella algae helps to absorb heavy metals. Same goes for the Spirulina algae.

Miso - Miso is effective for detoxifying your body of radiation. For best results do not cook miso and the curcumin that we find in turmeric.

Coriander - helps to remove heavy metals.

Buckwheat - rich in rutin helps protect against radiation and stimulates the production of new bone marrow.

Brown seaweed - less expensive than Chlorella but very rich in iodine. Chlorella and Spirulina are rich in vitamins.

Clay - to be taken by mouth, and together with coriander it 'collects' heavy metals in the body and carries them to the intestine.


Last but not least, brown rice, barley and foods rich in sulphur such as cabbage and broccoli as they combine with heavy metals and carry them in the intestine until they are excreted. Green Tea and Yellow Tea for an increasingly efficient immune system.


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