Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is one of the leading chronic illnesses of our population and it is directly linked to the lifestyle of an average human. It is estimated that around 150 million people suffer from diabetes today and that this number will increase to 370 million by 2030. The primary reason of its occurrence is the high availability of food which is usually made up from many simple sugars. The average human takes in an exaggerated amount of this kind of food.
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When it comes to martial arts training, you need to have the best and quickest sources to produce and replenish energy. Did you ever think that something so delicious as dark chocolate could be nutritious? Well, it is. Dark chocolate is an excellent source of energy to eat before, during, and after martial arts training. It is simple to eat and convenient to carry in your training bag anywhere.
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Let's remember from the last matcha article, that matcha has got it all for a martial artist. It creates focus, energy, concentration, curbs the appetite for weigh-ins. But, best of all, matcha improves your health and enhances performance. These are just some of the great qualities of matcha. However, many people don't like to drink matcha tea. The matcha smoothie will help solve this problem so you can get the benefits that matcha has to offer.

Matcha is excellent to add to your smoothie. So, if you can't stomach it nor drink it daily, normally or regularly with hot water, and want the benefits of matcha, then the smoothie is your best option. Mixed into the smoothie really neutralizes 95% of matcha's bitter taste.

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Martial arts require a lot of sweat, strength, speed, and power.

Therefore, you will need the easiest and best way to receive, sustain, and replenish energy. Whether it is pre, post, or possibly, during your training, you must have fuel to continue high performance.

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They are small but packed with lots of energy, nutrients, antioxidants, and minerals and have a huge impact on your health, performance, and training. Bananas are a favorite source of energy for athletes because of their composition; having carbs, protein, potassium, and magnesium; perfect to replace what you lose quickly for your body to keep on training and performing.

One medium-sized banana (120g) contains 106 calories, 27g of carbohydrates, 3.2g of fiber, 1.4g of protein, 400mg of potassium, 35mg of magnesium, and 0.4g of fat.

Here is why eating three bananas will improve your health, boost your performance and enhance your training.

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