January 08, 2019

Common Ingredients to Avoid Part 1 of 2

Reading a supplement label can be confusing. Many times, “other ingredients” are listed and you pretty much have to be a scientist to understand this section. These ingredients are usually added to enhance the flavor, mixability, and/or color of the product. However, not all of these ingredients a...
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December 10, 2018


Creatine is one of the most widely used supplements, and also one of the most studied. There are both positive and negative associations with creatine around the benefits and side effects. The question is always, should I take creatine or should I avoid it when looking at my supplement regimen? ...
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October 29, 2018


Antioxidants are substances that can help prevent the damaging effects of free radicals on the cells. A free radical is an electrically charged molecule that is missing an electron. Essentially, the antioxidant steps in and fills in for the missing electron. This stabilizes the molecule to help...
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July 15, 2018


Medium chain triglycerides or MCT’s are a type of saturated fat. Saturated fats have been given a bad name over the years but certain ones can be beneficial when added to a healthy diet and exercise regimen. MCT oils are typically derived from coconut oil, palm kernel oil, or dairy products. They ...
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June 20, 2018

Digestive Enzymes

In a previous article we discussed the important role that probiotics play in digestion. In this article we will look at another important component in proper digestion. Like probiotics, digestive enzymes are a key player in the digestive tract and ensure your body can properly absorb key nutrient...
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May 14, 2018


The importance of probiotics in a healthy diet cannot be overstated. These good bacteria provide many health benefits. They are live microorganisms that play a big role in digestive health, immune system function, and absorption of key nutrients. The body contains both good and bad bacteria. Bad...
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