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. …

Mitochondrial Function

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What are mitochondria? Mitochondria are organelles found in most cells where energy production occurs.  It is here, that the air we breathe meets with nutrients we consume to form energy.  This is a massively complex process involving the electron transport chain and the Krebs cycle that I won’t bore you with.  Yea, you could say it’s a vital process in …

5 reasons to take omega 3’s. #5 will surprise you.

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 To promote an anti-inflammatory effect in the body. The average diet has a very abnormal ratio of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. This abnormal ratio results in chronic inflammation. The optimal ratio is 1:1 or 4:1 of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. Guess what the typical ratio is today? 25:1.Time to even out that ratio!! Best sources are considered to …

5 Reasons to take probiotics

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Probiotics simply put are healthy bacteria. In our bodies, bacterial cells out number human cells at about a ratio of 9 to 1. Yup, you’re more bacteria than human!! Healthy gut flora play a number of important roles in human biochemistry including being an integral part of the immune system. Healthy gut flora are responsible for the synthesis of numerous …

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 …