Black seed or black cumin is a flowering plant from the ranunculus family (Ranunculaceae), scientifically known as Nigella sativa. It has been used for centuries in South and Southwest Asia to treat all sorts of health conditions, but remains largely underappreciated in the Western world. It’s time to change that. So, are you excited to learn how you can benefit from black seed oil?
If you paid attention to our Endurance section, you may remember that carbs are your body’s main source of energy. Specifically, glucose is transformed into ATP through a process known as aerobic glycolysis. But where does this glucose come from?
The lion’s mane mushroom, scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus, is one of the oddest-looking mushrooms ever. It looks just as the name suggests: like a heap of white hairs vaguely resembling a lion’s mane. Or a pile of noodles, depending on how far your imagination goes.
Cocaine, heroin, meth—all of these chemicals come hand in hand with addiction, overdose risk, and severe health issues even after a single use. But what if I told you there’s a drug that’s more addictive than cocaine—and you likely have it in your kitchen? Nope, I’m not joking. It’s regular sugar.
Can you guess why your muscles feel sore after intense exercise? Besides the accumulation of lactic acid and other waste products, micro tears are a major factor at play. Of course, to ensure consistent growth and optimal performance, muscle tears have to be repaired. To speed up this process, many pre-workout blends feature extra ingredients to enhance recovery and get you in shape faster.
Did you know that pain is one of the three most common health reasons why people take cannabidiol (CBD)? The other two are anxiety and depression, as reported by a neat survey from 2018. About 36% of participants said CBD helps them ”very well” and just 4.3% said CBD isn’t very effective for them.
Endurance is another aspect of physical activity that anyone would love to increase. After all, it’s fabulous to exercise more without feeling like a total wreck—both during your workout and when you wake up the next day. So how can you boost your endurance? To answer this question, let’s take
Nitric oxide (NO) is a messenger molecule that your body uses to relax and widen up its blood vessels, enhancing blood supply to where blood is needed. So, why do athletes and bodybuilders love NO boosters so much? It’s simple: when NO relaxes the blood vessels in the muscles, they
Stimulants are a group of substances that boost energy levels, focus, concentration, and metabolism in general. Some of them are illegal and deadly (like amphetamine, for example), others are consumed by over 70% of the adult population of the world on a daily basis—like caffeine.