MacroNutrients

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Macronutrients include carbohydrate, protein, fats.  It’s most important to focus on Quality of the macronutrient.  We also included how to calculate the quantity of each macronutrient.  I will need to edit this paragraph. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates play an important role in human biochemistry as they’re our main source of quick energy.  There are two basic kinds of Carbohydrates; Simple and Complex. …

Oxidative Stress

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What is Oxidative Stress? You’ve probably heard about oxidative stress, free radicals, ORAC scores, or anti-oxidants through a friend or blog or news outlet.  This is a major process that is often misunderstood.  I’ve read blogs stating that free radicals are the root cause of all disease and everyone must supplement with anti-oxidants.  This is just not true.  Our bodies …

Why you need Magnesium

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5 Reasons for why you need magnesium 1.       Involved in over 300 reactions in the body 2.       Repairs your DNA 3.       Makes chemical energy aka ATP 4.       Important for bone, heart, nerves, and your muscles 5.       Protein synthesis Magnesium is a mineral which is vitally important at the cellular level as it is critical for many functions in the body.  …

Why you should eat more pineapple

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Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme found primarily in the fruit, juice, and stem of plants belonging to the Bromeliaceae botanical family, with pineapple being the one most familiar to us. Bromelain concentration is highest in the pineapple stem, which is typically a waste byproduct of pineapple juice extraction. Bromelain seems to be best known as a digestive aid for the …