In the September issue of healthy food guide, Laura Day investigated the growing trend in avoiding dairy, plus giving you the pros and cons of milk alternatives.
“If you asked someone five years ago what type of milk they preferred, you’d have got a pretty straightforward answer: skimmed, semi or full fat maybe soya at a push. Fast-forward to the present day though, and the answer is likely to be very different” said Day.
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Hydration: Before, during and after training and throughout the day.
There is no scientific proof that we need to consume 2 litres or 8 glasses a day of water to keep hydrated during the day. Those 2 litres are without
even considering exercise – you can lose up to a litre of water during exercise. A great way of measuring this is to weigh yourself before and after exercise as this would be the true indication of fluid lost. For re-hydration, it is roughly a litre of water for every kilo of body weight lost during exercise. Another way to see if you are dehydrated is the colour of your urine (using a urine stick is another way of measuring how much water you need to take on board).
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