What are Glyconutrients

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Glyconutrients are NOT vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, herbs, enzymes or homeopathic drugs. The word nutraceuticals is an unofficial term that came from the combination of nutrition and pharmaceutical. The word is meant to describe…natural food-based (nutrition) substances that have pharmacological … Continued

Six Essential Nutrients

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It’s no secret that good nutrition plays an essential role in maintaining health.  Our body uses food to fulfill our body’s needs for growth, repair and maintenance.  Good nutrition can help prevent disease and promote health and it helps you … Continued

Stretch for Success

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Before beginning any workout or stretching routine, take a few minutes to warm up.  Stretching cold muscles can cause injury.  Begin with a simple, low-intensity warm-up such as walking for 5 to 10 minutes. When performing any stretch, remember the … Continued

Flexible Benefits

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There are three important elements of a fitness program.  First, aerobic activity to improve cardiovascular endurance and burn fat.  Second, weight training to get stronger, strengthen bones, and maintain lean muscle tissue. Thirdly and most often neglected, is flexibility training.  … Continued

Why Should You Workout?

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Why Should You Exercise or Workout? There are many, many benefits to regular physical fitness. Benefits of exercising range from the obvious: lower body weight decreased risk of diseases lower body fat improved physical appearance And the less known benefits: … Continued

Go Bananas

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Bananas are bountiful!  Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous … Continued