Micronutrient series: Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxal, is an essential vitamin that the body needs to carry out more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. Vitamin B6 is also involved in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.1 Symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency range from anemia, itchy rashes, scaly skin on the lips, cracks …

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Micronutrient series: Iodine

Iodine – mineral Iodine is an essential micronutrient for the human body, especially for pregnant women. Moreover, Iodine is an important component of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) produced by the thyroid gland. Your thyroid hormones regulate many functions in the body such as metabolism and sufficient bone and brain development during …

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The difference between simple and complex carbohydrates

Why should you know the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates? Simple carbohydrates are the easiest and fastest forms of carbohydrates for the body to breakdown and utilize for energy. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates go through a longer breakdown process before they can be utilized for energy. An example of a simple carbohydrate …

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Fuel For Fire

Dear Members: We are now carrying FUEL FOR FIRE.  Their product is called a “Fuel Pack,” which is basically real food (bananas, apples, berries, sweet potatoes) and 10 grams of whey protein in a squeezable pouch.  It’s a Paleo-friendly and they are delicious. Fuel Packs are great for pre-workout, post-workout, as a protein-rich snack.  They are …

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Nutrition Help!!!

Here is an amazing link to Plaeo Recipes!   Another Great Link! Dad’s Pork Chops 4 pork chops, 1/4-inch thick Salt and pepper, to taste ½ cup Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon dried french thyme 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 1 tablespoon coconut oil     Preheat oven to 425°F. Season pork chops …

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