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Kiwi Nutrition partners with the Cook Island Rugby team

Kiwi Nutrition partners with the Cook Island Rugby team

We recently became the nutrition partner for the Cook Islands National Rugby team, providing them with their supplement requirements.

Here's what the team and coaches had to say about Kiwi Nutrition:

"Having Kiwi Nutrition made a difference as a lot of our players are not used to training twice a day. It worked well in tough conditions"

What is protein powder?

Protein powder is a really convenient and low cost way of supplementing other sources of protein in our diets. It can be easily consumed before or after a workout in a convenient shake, to replenish protein stocks and nourish the muscle fibres that we have just worked out.

New Zealand whey protein - what's the difference?

NZ Dairy products and whey protein have a huge reputation on a world scale - read this blog to find out why.

What is the difference between whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate?

Learn about the differences between whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate, and which one is right for you.

What are the benefits of whey protein powder?

Whey protein powder has been used for many years as a nutritional supplement and there have been many studies conducted showing the variety of bene...

What is whey protein powder?

Whey protein powder is a collection of proteins that are found in the watery part of milk. When cheese is produced, milk separates into two parts - a solid, fatty part (curds) that is cured to make cheese, and a watery part (whey) that is dried to make whey protein powder. This is very high in protein and is used in nutritional supplements such as protein shakes, meal replacements and protein bars.

How can I meet my daily protein requirements?

Protein is available in many foods. The NZ Nutrition Foundation breaks these down into animal sources and plant sources, as below: Animal sources:...

What is my Recommended Daily Intake of protein?

As proteins play a huge role in keeping us healthy and protein cannot be stored in the body, it is important that we maintain an adequate daily int...

The difference between essential and non-essential amino acids

There are 20 different amino acids that are used in the human body to make the proteins we need to survive. They all have the same basic backbone, ...

Why our bodies require protein

It is well known in the sporting and bodybuilding communities that our bodies need protein for our muscles to grow, as growth in muscles occurs whe...