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Disc-Chem Living Fit
The link between exercise and immunity
Athletes beware! Strenuous exercise can raise your risk of infection. Post-exercise immunosuppression (PEIS) is a physiological response to large training loads or strenuous exercise, which generally happens due to a rise in stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. Load and intensity Research affirms that intense exercise causes immunosuppression.... Read more
Recover faster with new USN EPIK ISOZERO WHEY
Absorption is the name of the game when it comes to post-workout protein shakes. The quicker your body gets amino acids to damaged muscle, the sooner the rebuilding process can start. That’s why USN has created EPIK ISOZERO WHEY. An EPIK combination Every scoop delivers 20g of highly bioavailable... Read more
Does your meal measure up? We compare plant vs animal protein servings
A common concern for people who are transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle relates to protein. The major challenge is consuming a broad spectrum of amino acids to meet your body’s protein requirements. Few plant-based protein sources offer a complete amino acid profile (that means they don’t contain all nine... Read more
Mad makeovers for Evox supplements
New packaging innovations await Dis-Chem shoppers following recent updates to the Evox supplement range. More of your fave flavour You can now get more of the flavour you love in every tub after Evox increased the size of its unique Manhattan Creme Soda Advanced Whey flavour in a bigger... Read more
[RECIPE] Keto-approved nut smoothie
Blending up a quick smoothie is an easy way to simplify your low-carb lifestyle. But it’s important to know which ingredients will keep your macros in check and which could unwittingly boost your carb intake. Two common culprits are peanut butter and whey. READ MORE: Living Fit’s smoothie-making masterclass... Read more
Discover the world of protein options
A good protein supplement is a mainstay in every nutrition plan, whether your aim is to build a better body, lose weight or enhance your recovery. A visit to your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy or the online store will reveal an impressive range of protein supplements. Each product contains a... Read more
[RECIPE] Chocolate chip protein banana muffins
It’s often said that muffins are simply an excuse to eat cake for breakfast. While there may be some truth in jest, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy this popular breakfast indulgence by putting a healthier twist on your recipe with better ingredients. Ingredients 1 cup oat flour... Read more
Don’t ignore the growing functional protein foods trend
In our constant quest to boost recovery between gym sessions and build more muscle, some form of protein is never too far out of reach. Whether it’s a convenient whey protein shake or a whole-food meal with a generous protein portion, this macronutrient is the focal point in the... Read more
Protein RTDs & bars deliver the snack convenience factor
Looking for a quick and convenient protein source? Look no further than high protein RTDs and bars In today’s fast-paced on-the-go lifestyle, it’s not always easy to find a nutritious snack when you’re on-the-run. Thankfully, supplement manufacturers are meeting the growing demand for portable convenience foods among increasingly health-conscious... Read more
[RECIPE] Strawberry and lemon chia seed protein cake
This low-carb, high-protein treat that has no added sugar, making it the perfect indulgence. It’s also packed with superfood ingredients for a health boost! Cake ingredients Dry: 1 cup coconut flour 2 heaped scoops USN BlueLab 100% Whey Protein, Strawberry flavour 2 ½ tsp baking powder 2-3 tsp chia... Read more