Nutraceutical Industry and Sports Nutrition

The role of food in total health care is not something new to mankind. The use of food to maintain man’s health is as natural as day and night. More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates, considered as the father of medicine, said, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” It is this principle that eventually led to the explosion of the nutraceutical industry. The nutraceutical industry is concerned with nutraceuticals, that is, “ food or part of a food that offers medical and/or health benefits including prevention or treatment of disease.” All therapeutic areas such as anti arthritic, cold and cough, pain killers, digestion, sleeping disorders, blood pressure, cholesterol, prevention of certain cancers, osteoporosis, depression and diabetes …

Nutraceutical Industry and Sports Nutrition

The role of food in total health care is not something new to mankind. The use of food to maintain man’s health is as natural as day and night. More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates, considered as the father of medicine, said, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” It is this principle that eventually led to the explosion of the nutraceutical industry. The nutraceutical industry is concerned with nutraceuticals, that is, “ food or part of a food that offers medical and/or health benefits including prevention or treatment of disease.” All therapeutic areas such as anti arthritic, cold and cough, pain killers, digestion, sleeping disorders, blood pressure, cholesterol, prevention of certain cancers, osteoporosis, depression and diabetes …

The Sports Nutrition Industry: Keywords to Success.

Every developed and developing country is teeming today with manufacturers and distributors of nutraceutical products that cater to professional sportsmen and women and sport-minded ones alike. Health products of every type, size and taste have abound. Today, the nurtraceutical industry is estimated to be worth $80 billion (U.S.) Just what are the factors of success in this highly competitive field of sports nutrition industry? The biggest sports nutrition players have come up with keywords to success: Keyword: Research Company efforts to advance the field of supplement products for sports nutrition are the backbone of any industry. By supporting clinical research and trying to foster a relationship with science advisory boards, the field of sports nutrition is advanced. Eventually, consumers are …

Heat stroke prevention: An important factor in Japanese sports nutrition

The continuing development of sports nutrition is not only rampant in the United States but also in other parts of the world. Sports nutrition in also of great importance is Japan. Here are some developments related to Japanese sports nutrition, specifically on heat stroke prevention, from the web site of Otsuka Pharmaceutical. 1. Pocari Sweat Junior Sports Clinic The Japan Amateur Sports Association hosted the said sports clinic for the promotion of sports nutrition to children in the country. The sports clinic was held in 11 venues, and Otsuka invited star athletes as guest instructors. Seminars are provided for the attendees, with topics such as the importance of fluid intake and ways for the prevention of heat stroke. 2. Detective …

10 Places To Get That Holiday Trip Tan

Are you tired of watching your friends, family members and coworkers go on vacation and return a week later with a beautiful tan? Well it could be you with that stunning tan if you plan your next vacation in the right place. By selecting one of our top ten places to get a tan as your next travel destination, you will be sure to come back with an eye-catching tan. 1. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Copacabana Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. With a backdrop of the rolling hills of Brazil, you will not only find yourself tanning here but also enjoying the beautiful scenery. In addition to being a great place for …

A White Mountains Vacation – Most Scenic 100 Miles in New England

This amazing trip through the White Mountains of New Hampshire includes gorgeous views, a visit to the home of the world wind speed record, and one of most scenic train rides in the east. The White Mountain National Forest is a 4-hour drive north of Boston, Massachusetts. Deep in New Hampshire, the mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain system that covers the Eastern United States. Within the forest park is the White Mountains Trail, and it’s a drive that’s arguably the most scenic 100 miles in New England. Here’s a selection of my favorite stops along the way – some of them require prior planning and are day trips in themselves. WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST VISITOR CENTER Most people …

A Stay at Old San Juan in Puerto Rico

One of the most used departure ports for cruise ships in the Caribbean is San Juan in Puerto Rico. We decided to arrive a day early to San Juan in order to see some sights before our cruise ship departure. San Juan, known as ‘La Ciudad Amurallada’ (the walled city), was founded in 1521 and is the oldest city under the US flag. During the 16th century, the Spanish used it as a point of departure for expeditions to the New World. Fortifications in the Old San Juan section of the city repulsed numerous attacks from the English and the Dutch during those years. Today, Old San Juan is a charming seven square block commercial and residential area with cobblestone …

A Quick Break From The Rat Race In Georgia

If you live in the South, the opportunity to take a day or weekend off from life is a must. Georgia offers the perfect combination of convenience and things to do. A Quick Break From The Rat Race In Georgia When planning a short trip in the Southern United States, Georgia is a great place to start. Georgia is great for romantic retreats, honeymoons and family trips. Georgia offers mountain views, fabulous beaches and historic sites that are all perfect for that short relaxing stay. Whether you’re looking for adventure or just a place to take in the beauty of the genteel South, Georgia offers all you are looking for and more. One great city to visit in Georgia is …

A Palm Springs Vacation Guarantees A Playful And Fun Time

Palm Springs, California is located just about 110 miles east of Los Angeles and is one of the most popular desert resort towns in the United States. The population is just about perfect with under 50,000 residents and along with eight neighboring cities including Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella makes up the Palm Springs area. The name ‘Palm Springs’ comes from the region’s original inhabitants, the Cahuilla Indians. They named the area “la palma de la mano de Dios”, which translates to “the palm of God’s hand.” Palm Springs is mainly famous for its Golf Courses. From mainly flat to flat and rolling courses, there is a course for …

A breif look at Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a country located in Central Asia. Afghanistan is often considered to be part of the Middle East due to its location on the Iranian plateau. In the west it is borders Iran, Pakistan in the south and east, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north. Afghans a population is ranked 38th in the world, just shy of 30 million. The capital city is Kabul with an estimated 1.5 million people. In its long history, Afghanistan has gone through a number of name changes. According to Afghan scholars, one of the first ancient names, was Ariana (“Land of the Aryan”). This name was shared with eastern contemporary Iran. In the 19th centurey the British gave the country the name …

Top Beach Vacation Spots

No matter what season it may be, taking a beach vacation is both fun and relaxing. There are many beaches all over the world to pick from. You can choose from a white sandy beach, lava rock beach, secluded beach, or a popular beach – as the choice is entirely up to you. 1. Polo Beach – Hawaii The Polo Beach of Hawaii is a sandy beach with clear water, making it ideal for swimming and also snorkeling. It’s located in South Maui and fronted by the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui, which is a luxury beach vacation resort. 2. Seven Mile Beach – Jamaica The Seven Mile Beach of Negril is the longest stretch of white sand in Jamaica. Located …

Tips for Last Minute Air Travelers

Have you recently decided that you would like to take a last minute trip? Whether you are interested in visiting Hawaii, California’s wine country, or another popular vacation destination in the United States, you will want to get started with your planning right away. With last minute trips, you have the same number of travel arrangements to make, but in a much shorter period of time. Speaking of making your travel arrangements, you will want to go with an airline that is known for its affordable rates. You may also want to choose an airline that you have traveled with before, as this often results in less surprises. If this is your first time traveling by air, you may want …

The Ultimate Fly Fishing Adventure

Are you in a search for excellent fly fishing spots in the world? If you thinking of traveling the world searching for the best place to do your cast strokes and fling your line, then search no more. There are some spots that are simply cannot be ignored for their high quality fly fishing experiences. This article will provide you ideas where you can enjoy your fly fishing vacation. Savor the beauty of the water and the excitement of catching the big fish. Alongside Mexico, enjoy fly fishing from a distant island camp escapade or a relaxed cabin stay. The winter, spring, summer and fall is ideal for a bonefish catch and permit on the Ascension Bay flats. The Isla …

The Pros and Cons of Vacation Packages

Are you interest in taking a trip or a vacation soon? If you are, will you need to book reservations on an airplane? If you will, you will find that you have a number of different booking options. One of those options, which typically comes highly rated and recommended, involves making your travel arrangements in the form of a vacation package. Although vacation packages do come highly rated and recommend, for the most part, many travelers are still unsure about buying them. This is most often the case with first time travelers. Many are unsure if vacation packages are really in their best interest. When trying to determine if booking your next travel arrangements in the form of a vacation …

The Perfect Vacation

A beach vacation is something all of us can use, as it provides time away with the family, friends, or just that special someone. Beach vacations are also a great way to unwind from the pressures of life, and just have a blast. All around the world, there are literally hundreds of places that you can choose for your beach vacation. You can choose from beaches in the United States, or choose to go overseas to more tropical climates and romantic beaches. Those of you who are looking to get away with a husband or wife, would find the Maui to be the perfect beach vacation. Located in Hawaii, Maui is one of the most romantic beaches in the world. …

Montana Fishing On The Fly

In every part of the world, you can find several kinds of sports activities, be it for leisure or for fitness purposes. At times, people used to spend their extra time with nature through camping, while others prefer to spend time within the four corners of the sports arena. Whatever your choice is, it drives into one goal and that is towards self-fulfillment. Do you think in fly fishing the goal is the same? Fishing alone is known by everybody as a source of living. People’s ancestors depended on the wealth of the environment before the development of modern comforts. Their everyday survival is based on what they can get from nature. Due to the unstoppable technological advances, it is …