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FACTS & BENEFITS OF GLUTAMINE!

  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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The Principles of the Cheat day!

Author: Linda Ericson   “Cheat day” is a term used mainly in the world of bodybuilding and refers to that day when your diet mode is turned of and you more or less allow yourself to enjoy those foods you normally exclude. This is of course during a limited amount of …

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BASIC NUTRITION: BCAA

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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BASIC NUTRITION: VITAMIN C

  Vitamin C is an antioxidant which neutralizes free radicals; in other words it takes care of the waste products in the body. The vitamin does also improve the immune system and for example it prevents colds and infections as well as acting anti-inflammatory. Furthermore the antioxidant is also part …

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