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The Top 5 Benefits Of Glutamine

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The Top 5 Benefits Of Glutamine

WHY IS GLUTAMINE IMPORTANT AND WHAT DOES GLUTAMINE DO? Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid, and is one of the 20 naturally occurring amino acids found in the body. It is also one of the most abundant amino acids in the body, and therefore is a major substrate for many vital functions that go beyond working out. This means it can be produced by the body naturally, but there are instances where the body’s glutamine bioavailability drops and is required via supplementation for the body to carry out important bodily processes. In this article, we will go over the top...

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Protein And Nitrogen Balance, The Answer To Protein Synthesis And Muscle Growth

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Protein And Nitrogen Balance, The Answer To Protein Synthesis And Muscle Growth

WHAT IS NITROGEN BALANCE AND HOW CAN IT DETERMINE THAT WE ARE CONSUMING ADEQUATE AMOUNTS OF PROTEIN FOR OUR BODIES?  It is common knowledge that adequate protein intake is an essential part of muscle growth, as 60-70% of our bodily protein is found in our muscles, and makes up 15-20% of our total bodily weight. In fact, adequate protein is essential in multiple bodily functions. Protein is the catalyst for tissue growth and maintenance, enzyme production and biochemical reactions, pH balance, antibody development, nutrient transportation and storage, energy production, and many more vital roles. Protein is made up of amino...

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Why Choose Organic Foods?

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Why Choose Organic Foods?

WHAT DOES THE TERM “ORGANIC” MEAN, AND WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CONSUMING ORGANIC FOODS?  Health begins from the inside out, and when our internal health is compromised, there can be many negative repercussions. A poor internal environment can cause weakening of the immune system, a slowed digestive system, and/or nutritional deficiencies. All of these symptoms can inhibit fat loss, cause lowered energy and lead to a less than optimal physical state. An imbalance internally can be a result of antibiotics, stress, etc. but a large culprit is due to poor diet choices. When we eat foods that are loaded...

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Intermittent Fasting And The Benefits For Your Body

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Intermittent Fasting And The Benefits For Your Body

What is intermittent fasting, how does it affect insulin levels and why is intermittent fasting so effective?

Have you ever wondered why there is so much popularity around intermittent fasting currently? This article dives in to the science behind why intermittent fasting is so effective, and the positive effects it has on your weight, body and overall health. Read to find out more on why this isn't just a "trend" and how it could change your life! 

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