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March 19, 2019

Drink and Eat Up… to Stay Hydrated

Our bodies are made up of around 60% water, and our blood is made up of 80% water. Dehydration can have some drastic effects on the body. We can become dehydrated through lack of fluid consumption, exercise, sickness, heat, and many other factors. This leads to feelings of exhaustion, mental fati...
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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

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

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

MCT Oil

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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