Supplements

Supplements – Making the Right Choice

Sometimes deciding which supplements to use and which manufacturers to choose can seem overwhelming. With the myriad of choices available on the market today it’s no wonder that so many consumers don’t know where to begin. Within almost every category

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The Whey It Is

The summer months are a time of rejuvenation and family fun, and many of us feel we can stop using key nutritional products and supplements that can benefit us year round. But there is one product you should never neglect

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Lecithin

Definition  Lecithin belongs to a larger group of compounds known as phospholipids. These phospholipids are special fats that are made up of a mixture of phosphatides; phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidyl ethanolamine, phosphatidyl serine and phosphatidyl inositol. Lecithin is an important component of

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Are Low-Carb Diets Still Relevant Today?

A weight loss strategy that was very popular in the late 90s and into the early 2000s was the low-carb diet. First popularised by Dr. Atkins in his book entitled Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution and then by Dr. Arthur

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“Wheying” The Need For Protein This Summer

One consequence of lowering your protein intake is that you lose muscle mass. This in turn lowers your metabolic rate and can consequently increase your chances of storing body fat. Protein is unique from a weight loss perspective in that

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Creatine – It’s Safe and It Works

Frances Food Safety Agency report that states “creatine constitutes a carcinogenic risk” is “purely hypothetical at best and flat out wrong at worst” claims Dr. Phillip W. Harvey, PhD., R.D., F.A.C.N., director of science and quality assurance, National Nutritional Foods

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Stay Healthy & Active This Summer with VegeGreens Multi & PhytoBerry Multi

After a long winter hibernation summer brings with it a renewed sense of vitality and the desire to be outdoors and active. With this increase in activity comes and increase on the physical demands we place on our bodies and

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Are Timed-Release Supplements Right For You?

You’ve decided on which supplements you need to use and you’re now faced with yet another decision. What form should I use? There are many choices available from capsule, to liquids, powders, caplets, tablets and lastly timed-release tablets. Of the

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Sugar Alcohols In Protein Bars

Sugar Alcohols: Are These Low-Calorie Ingredients Good or Bad? A group of ingredients that’s getting more and more common in the supplements we buy (and that I often get asked about) is a category of nutrients called “sugar alcohols.” The

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Protein – Building a Stronger You

The word protein is from the Greek proteios, or “holding first place.” Protein is an essential building block of life itself and deserved of the title “holding first place”. With so many protein choices available how are we to choose?

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Being Vibrant After Reaching The Big Five-O

For many turning the “Big Five-O” is a milestone and signifies the second stage of one’s life. Likely now more than ever before you’re thinking about your health and longevity. To simply live a long life should never be the

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Nutrition & Supplementation for Athletes

The importance of proper nutrition and supplementation for athletes can not be overstated. The level of success that you achieve, regardless of your sport, depends intimately on your diet and supplementation. With the proper nutrients you can improve your strength,

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