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THE BENEFITS OF ZMA!

  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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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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BASIC NUTRITION: ALA SUPPLEMENT FACTS!

  ALA (alpha lipoic acid) is a compound derived from octanoic acid and is naturally produced in our bodies. It is essential for aerobic metabolism and is available as a dietary supplement as an antioxidant, which help fight free radicals and is often used by bodybuilders and in weight training. It serves …

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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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