IOC consensus statement supplementen

Ergogenic aids Ergogenic aids zijn supplementen die je prestatie direct kunnen beinvloeden. Dit kan gaan van caffeine pillen tot een gewone sportdrank maar ook illegale substanties zoals steroiden. Hier worden enkele legale producten besproken die wetenschappelijk goed onderbouwd zijn en in verschillende onderzoeken hun doeltreffendheid […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

Ergogenic aids Some generic truths about supplements The fact that a supplement was scientifically proven to enhance performance doesn’t necessarily mean it will improve your performance. Every supplement works under certain conditions. If those conditions do not apply to you, you are wasting your money. […]

IOC consensus statement supplementen

Gebruik van supplementen om praktische redenen Waarom zijn supplementen voor praktisch gebruik zo populair? Soms is het onhandig om voedingsdoelen te bereiken met ‘normaal’ voedsel. Het is veel gemakkelijker om wat water aan poeder toe te voegen dan een maaltijd te bereiden. Naast het feit […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

For practical use Why are supplements for practical use so popular? Sometimes it is impractical to reach nutrition goals with “normal” food. It’s much easier to add some water to powder than cooking a meal. Besides being the easy solution it solves a lot of […]

IOC consensus statement supplementen

Gebruik van supplementen om voedingstekorten te corrigeren en te voorkomen Heb je een tekort? Als we het hebben over voedingstekorten, spreken we vooral over een tekort aan een of meer mineralen en vitaminen (micronutriënten). Een eenvoudige bloedtest kan je meestal vertellen of je iets mist […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

Prevention of nutrition deficiencies Do you have a deficiency? When we speak about nutritional deficiencies we mainly speak about a shortage of one or more minerals and vitamins (micronutrients). A simple blood test can usually tell you whether or not you are missing out on […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

Needs and safety A lot of athletes use supplements however they’re not always aware of the exact effects those supplements have and if they really need them in the first place. The term supplement doesn’t have a singular definition. The IOC defined it in its […]

Food labels

To know if a certain product is healthy for you, you need to read the food labels. Because reading food labels is a hassle and not everyone knows how to interpret it, some countries started marking products with a star or color code to make […]

5 Healthy bites to watch the FIFA World Cup

Crispy chickpea’s Chickpeas are a good source of proteins, especially for people that don’t eat meat. A tasty way to eat them in front of the TV is by baking them in the oven. Pour a can of ready-made chickpeas in a bowl together with […]

Why do diets fail?

As a dietitian, I’m almost always the last solution. People come to dietitians only after they tried every possible method in the Internet and failed. They try so hard, they follow the diet to the letter and still do not lose weight, not permanently, and […]