Super Greens

Most adults today don't get enough whole greens and vegetables in their diets, and if you're one of them, results from your workouts may be sluggish due to nutritional deficiencies. Greens food products can help you complete your diet in a simple, quick way, so that you can provide your body with adequate fuel to keep you energised and active. These products contain extracts from nutrient-rich whole super foods and are chock full of vitamins, minerals and plant enzymes.

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Super Greens: More Information

When you don't have time to cook healthy meals three times per day, it can be difficult to eat all of the vegetables and other healthy plants that nutritional experts and doctors recommend. Super Greens food products supply you with all of the nutritional benefits of eating healthy super foods but in convenient capsule, tablet or powder form, so you don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to get vitamins, minerals and plant enzymes required to support health and well-being.


Ingredients in greens food products vary greatly but many include extracts from alfalfa, barley, legumes, whole grains and vegetables. Spirulina, algae and seaweed are added to many supplements, and you'll also find herbs included in some products.


While specific benefits of greens foods depend upon their ingredients, adding one to your diet can help you to bolster your immune system, promote bone health, stay energised during and after workouts, detoxify your body and encourage healthy circulation. You can browse the selection of greens food available at Sportsfuel to learn more about the available products.


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    When someone tells you that you are on a diet, it doesn’t mean that they are simply cutting down the amount of food they eat. It is merely about eating the right food and absorbing the right nutrients that your body needs. Today, there are many different forms of diet and each has their own rules. There’s the Atkins diet where you consume mostly foods that are low in Carbohydrates. Ketogenic on the other hand is a kind of diet that reduces carb and upping fat intake. There is also the popular South Beach Diet and a Vegan Diet which is very self-explanatory.

    As you can see, there are many forms of diet but not all is applicable to everyone. Just because a friend of yours tried a certain diet craze and lost a lot of weight doesn’t mean your body will respond the same way. It’s always best to consult experts or dietitians to determine which diet plan suits you well. As what they often say, the right diet is the one that keeps you healthy, happy and on-track. In order to stay healthy, you must ensure that you are getting the right amount of nutrients that your body needs on a daily basis.  Protein for an instance is very crucial in our diet and allow me to explain why.

    Macronutrient

    Protein is considered as macronutrient. Just like fats and carbohydrates, our body needs large amount of protein in order to survive. Protein has become part of our system in which they play huge role in our body’s growth and development. They are also the one needed to sustain the circulation and to provide our brain enough energy for cognitive functions.

    Interestingly, our hair and our nails are both mostly made of protein. Protein is also responsible for building block of bone, muscles and cartilages. Same thing goes for our skin and blood. To top it all, we highly need protein in our diet to help our body repair damaged cells and make new ones. The basic structure of Protein is a chain of amino acids which are classified into three; essential, non essential and conditional. Essential amino acids are those that are not made by our body and only obtained through foods or supplements. Nonessential amino acids are made by our system from the essential amino acids while Conditional amino acids are the ones we need in times of illness and stress.

    Sources of Protein

    Interestingly, protein comes from variety of sources. Foods like meat, eggs, fish, soy and milk are rich sources of protein that our body needs. Beans, Legumes and some grains like quinoa and wheat germs are also great sources of this macronutrient. People who are in high-protein diet will find protein extremely beneficial in many ways. Consuming high protein foods can help maintain a healthy weight, reducing muscle loss, building lean muscle.

    Protein may also help people recover quickly after exercise which is why many gym goers , athletes and bodybuilders find products like Protein Shakes and protein supplements absolutely helpful. Protein Shakes remain to be one of the most popular health supplements for active people as it helps them get the right amount protein they need on a daily basis and also to help them refuel the muscles after heavy workouts. Just be mindful that the amount of protein you need will depend on your age and the intensity of daily physical activities. So if you have an active lifestyle or a hardcore athlete or probably someone devotes himself in bodybuilding, chances are, the protein requirements is pretty high.

  • Sportsfuel - September 2018 Update

    Hi all, it's Alex here, just wanted to give you all a quick update on everything happening at Sportsfuel.

    There's been a lot of exciting changes going on behind the scenes at our HQ in Hamilton!

    The first big update we've got coming is a much needed update to our website. Within the next couple of months we'll be moving to a more secure, easier, and faster platform so that you can get your supplements quicker than ever before! Your loyalty points and customer accounts will all be moved over so don't worry about losing any of your balances. The only thing you'll need to do is set a password for the new site, we can't copy passwords over even if we wanted to due to the security measures we have in place.

    With our new website you'll also be able to pay by Laybuy (where you can split the cost over 6 weekly automatic payments) or through a direct bank account payment in 3 simple clicks - all without leaving the site.

    In addition to the new site we've got a whole lot of new deals and promotions lined up and we can't wait to share them with you!

    We really value your continued business, and please feel free to email me directly any time with ideas, suggestions, or general feedback - alex@sportsfuel.co.nz

    That's all for now,
    Alex