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Amino Acids An essential amino acid cannot be synthesized newly by the organism at a rate equal to its demand. This means that the required amino acids must come from the proper diet, which gives the body its necessary nutrients. There are 21 amino acids that are common to all living creatures. However, there are …

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Bio-Individuality BIO-INDIVIDUALITY My journey all starts with Copper Toxicity.  So, if you have researched the abundance of bio-unavailable copper in the body, then you may know a little, or a lot, about Copper Toxicity.  The build up of copper causes a cascade of events in the body, including adrenal insufficiency, iron anemia, magnesium deficiency symptoms, …

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Boron – The Small but Mighty Mineral The trace mineral boron might be the most overlooked, yet essential, micronutrient no one is talking about, with vitally important roles in plant metabolism and in human health. Most significantly in bone health and wound healing. Be prepared to be amazed at what this mighty mineral can do. …

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Get into the swing of it Ever want to build more strength or up your endurance game?  Now that everyone is working out from home, or most of us, having mobile equipment that we can use to do multi-faceted exercises is a great outlet! The eye-opening true diversity of kettlebell exercises can be overwhelming at …

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The Truth About Calcium Article written by: Kim Heintz, FDN-P, hTMAP,Vykon Coach.  Follow Kim on social media@kim.heintz. Learn more about her at Kim Heintz. GET TESTED! Why you should be careful with calcium supplements Have you ever read that women especially need to take calcium because we lose bone density as we age? We all …

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What’s TMG Anyways? TRIMETHYLGLYCINE (aka TMG or BETAINE) Trimethylglycine is an active metabolite of choline and a component of beetroot [1].  One of the main mechanisms of betaine is that it acts as a powerful methylator alongside folate, B6 and B12.  Some studies have shown that TMG supplementation will support the reduction of homocysteine levels …

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Probiotics, they’re not all created equal A little history. Let’s take a look back at the science…….in 1885, pioneer Escherich conducted a study of human feces and bacteria.  He recognized the importance of the physiology of the digestive system and the therapy of intestinal illnesses with use the bacterium.  The scientific exploration of what we …

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Magnesium and Athletes What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy.  It is a critical mineral necessary when the body is dealing with stress.  Magnesium is of the utmost importance for supporting over 300 enzymatic processes in the body including; regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels and …

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Preventing Injury PREVENTING INJURY IS ONE KEY TO UNLOCKING CONSISTENT PERFORMANCE Athletes of all kinds, whether professional, amateur or weekend warriors all need to be thinking about recovery and injury prevention.  The first part of this is making sure that you are taking the time to stretch, roll or do whatever it is you do …

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Whey Underrated Athletes and sports enthusiasts are no strangers to whey protein, but the health benefits of whey protein go way beyond body builders and gym rats.  Protein is an essential macronutrient used by the body to build things like hair, skin, nails, organs, tissues, antibodies, hormones, enzymes, and yes, muscles.  Without adequate protein in …

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