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Endurance Supplements for Cyclists, Triathletes, & Ultra Runners

Endurance Supplements for Cyclists, Triathletes, & Ultra Runners

December 11, 2019

An article by MultiSport Magazine highlights the research headlines that Blackcurrants have been making for endurance athletes. If you are mad enough to be into pushing your body to the limits then New Zealand Blackcurrants may just be the ultimate Natural Endurance Supplements for Cyclists, Triathletes, & Ultra Runners.  

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Brain Food Supplements

Brain Food Supplements

December 10, 2019

If you are looking for nutritional supplements to improve mood and cognitive health, then science is pointing to Blackcurrants.  Thanks in part to their high levels of anthocyanins.

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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Recovery Tips

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Recovery Tips

November 27, 2019

You know that feeling, you’ve gone on an extended bike ride, or smashed out one too many burpees/lunges at the gym. 

Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours to days after strenuous exercise. The soreness is usually at its worse 24 to 72 hours after the workout. 

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Healthy Eating for Women: The Importance of a Colorful Diet

Healthy Eating for Women: The Importance of a Colorful Diet

November 07, 2019

An excellent article by Oxygen Magazine, they are a female-focused nutrition, fitness and wellness website. 

In their latest article they provide some insight into the benefits of eating a colourful diet that includes those compounds that provide all the all-important health benefits.

Are you aware of the vital role that anthocyanins play in reducing inflammation and improving circulation? 

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Book Review: Fast-Track Triathlete

Book Review: Fast-Track Triathlete

October 02, 2019

This book is an excellent guide for anyone considering doing a full or half distance triathlon. The author, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon approach is all about balance, and especially for those people that have a life outside of sport (family, business etc.).

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Supplements to fight fatigue

Supplements to fight fatigue

September 17, 2019

A recent study in Taiwan has investigated the effects of plant extracts from the plant's marigolds, blackcurrants and bilberries to see whether Marathon runners should be chomping down on blackcurrant, marigold and bilberry supplements to fight fatigue and break the 2-hour barrier?

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The Paparoa Track - New Zealand's 10th great Walk

The Paparoa Track - New Zealand's 10th great Walk

September 16, 2019

New Zealand mountain bikers and trampers are getting a brand new Great Walk, the first to be built in 30 years.

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Exercise Recovery - A New Study by Plant & Food Research

Exercise Recovery - A New Study by Plant & Food Research

September 04, 2019

The study, published in Frontiers in Nutrition, contributes to mounting research on the benefits of anthocyanin-rich NZ blackcurrants on exercise recovery and post-exercise immune function. 

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Book Review: Roar Dr Stacy Sims.

Book Review: Roar Dr Stacy Sims.

August 04, 2019

I love reading from the real experts when it comes to understanding the role that nutrition plays in the 'performance & recovery' of active people, athletes and weekend warriors. 

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Polyphenols Supplements NZ - What are the Benefits

Polyphenols Supplements NZ - What are the Benefits

June 14, 2019

The 'evidence suggests' is a new campaign we are working on to highlight the health benefits of the king of superfood the mighty Blackcurrant. 

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Crusader and All Black Jack Goodhue is backing black (currants)

Crusader and All Black Jack Goodhue is backing black (currants)

May 28, 2019

The secret is out; it’s been well known anecdotally that high profile Crusaders and All Blacks rugby players utilise the power of Blackcurrants for performance and recovery on and off the field.

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How to Improve Brain Health

How to Improve Brain Health

March 22, 2019

A new scientific discovery by the University of Auckland has found New Zealand blackcurrants have high levels of a key brain nutrient.

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