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Facts About Magnesium

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Facts About Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral, not a vitamin. Humans get their magnesium through food, in particular, plants. The plants draw the mineral out of the soil and when we eat certain vegetables, our body digests the food and we absorb the magnesium from the plants. Magnesium is important for certain metabolic processes such as the co-factors…

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Don’t Fall Into Fad Diet Trap

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Don't Fall Into Fad Diet Trap

About every year, Dr. Mehmet Oz puts pen to paper for TIME Magazine. Every year it makes the cover, and every year people flock to newsstands on the basis of name recognition, seeing as the guy basically lives on daytime TV, either on his or someone else’s talk show. Funny thing is, while people are…

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Train Like An Athlete

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Train Like An Athlete

Always wanted to look like an athlete? Well if you want to look like one – you have to train like one! It’s not going to be easy, but you’ll come to love the challenges that training like an athlete throws at you. Take a look at these tips for building muscle without losing your…

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Health-nut or Orthorexic? When Healthy Eating Goes too Far

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Health-nut or Orthorexic? When Healthy Eating Goes too Far

A balanced diet is thought to be the lynchpin of a healthy lifestyle. There are however, individuals who can take healthy eating, to an unhealthy level. Orthorexia is an unofficial syndrome, that involves obsessive healthy eating. Orthorexics often have multiple diet restrictions, and have a compulsion to eat only foods they consider to be “pure”.…

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Three Signs of a Legitimate Online Vitamin Retailer

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Three Signs of a Legitimate Online Vitamin Retailer

How much do you really know about the websites you’ve been purchasing you vitamins and nutritional supplements from? If you’re like most Internet consumers, the answer to that question is, “Not very much.” The simple fact of the matter is that anytime you’re putting something in your body (food, medicine, whatever) you want to be…

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What Vitamins Should Be in Every Bodybuilder’s Stack?

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What Vitamins Should Be in Every Bodybuilder's Stack?

While most natural bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts already have a supplement stack that includes staples like whey protein and creatine, many people forget about the importance of vitamins. Even though taking a standard multi-vitamin is better than taking nothing at all, a typical multi-vitamin may not have every element that fitness athletes need in order…

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