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British Canoeing Announces Official Performance Meal Provider

British Canoeing has today announced ready-made sports meals brand Fuel for Sport as its official performance meal provider. The Nottingham-based sports nutrition specialist will supply athletes with its trademark range of convenient, ready-to-eat meals that pass the dietary test, to help fuel their training and competitions, including overseas competitions where familiar and nutritionally-balanced meals are…
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What’s in a calorie?

What’s in a calorie?   ‘Calorie’ is a term often used in nutrition, but what does it really mean?   By dictionary terms a calorie is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. Calories in food provide energy in the form of heat so…
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Will sit-ups give me abs?

Will sit-ups give me abs?     It’s an age-old question for anyone starting out and wanting to get in shape. Will exercising a certain body part cause me to lose fat in that area? The short answer is no, unfortunately not.   The human body is a complicated organism and much as we’d like…
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