November 2015 - Hey Mr. Vitamin

Monday, November 30th, 2015

h3>To Eat or Not To Eat

To eat or not to eat…that is the question. When you are exercising, an empty stomach is best. If you’re a diabetic, please consult your doctor. Blood flows to your extremities when you are active. When your stomach is digesting food, blood flows to your stomach assist. The main system affected would be the nervous system. Blood is how muscles breathe and when you are working out, a lack of oxygen can cause muscle fatigue and cramps, or indigestion, which makes working out harder and uncomfortable.

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Protein powders are popular because they are a convenient, cost effective way to consume fat-free, cholesterol-free protein that tastes great. With hundreds of options on the market, it can be hard to know where to start. There is no single choice that will be a great fit for everyone. However, there are several key factors that will help you determine whether or not a given protein powder is high quality. Then, you can make an educated decision about the nutritional product that you consume.

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The human body is 80 percent water, which means that is requires a constant intake to function properly. The general rule of thumb for drinking water is to consume eight 8-ounce glasses per day, which equals about half a gallon. Choosing the best type to drink helps maintain optimal health. With so many options on the market, how do you know where to begin? Understanding the difference between distilled and mineral water will help you make an educated decision about the kind that you put into your body.

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The kidneys detoxify the body. Specialized cells known as podocytes form filters that keep essential nutrients and key compounds in the bloodstream. These filters let toxins and other hazardous chemicals pass into the urine. There are a number of factors that contribute to kidney health including lifestyle choices, toxin exposure, and genetics. Getting adequate quantities of the proper nutrients can help maintain healthy kidney function and prevent the onset of kidney diseases. These nutrients include vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, calcium, and potassium.

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

h2>What does your bloodwork mean?

This PDF tells about what your bloodwork means. No more guessing what you should be taking as a supplement to improve your bloodwork!