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Sports Supplements for the Immune System!

  Author: Josh Hodnik When browsing the Immunity Section at most vitamin and supplement stores, the shelves are usually lined with products like echinacea, zinc lozenges, and an assortment of other herbs and vitamins that are thought to boost the immune system. If a tub of creatine or glutamine was …

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  ZMA (zinc monomethionine aspartate, magnesium aspartate and vitamin B6) is a health supplement that was developed by Victor Conte and is commonly used in sports by athletes and bodybuilders for it’s recovery benefits. It is an effective sleep aid and is recommended to be taken 30-60 minutes before bedtime. Getting a …

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  Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid and is the most commonly found in the body. It is also one of the 20 proteinogenic amino acids, meaning that it is a component in the protein synthesis that builds new muscle. It can improve the metabolism of protein and prevents the breakdown …

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The Power of Goji Berries!

Author: Linda Ericson     Most people have surely heard about goji berries but not  from everyone knows about their exceptional benefits. As in the case of both blueberries and cranberries the goji berry is filled with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals as well as amino acids, including all eight essential ones …

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Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) is composed by three specific amino acids, which are Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. These three amino acids are essential: this means that they are necessary for survival and that the body can’t produce them by itself, thereby the intake must come from your natural diet or supplements. BCAA is …

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