How to get more Vitamin-D
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How to get more Vitamin-D

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Vitamin-D is associated with so many issues that it is probably at the top of my list for the most important vitamins. I recently wrote an article about Vitamin-D (here) but it is so essential to get enough that I wanted to follow-up on the topic. You see there is a lot of mis-information around sun…

Brain food – tryptophan
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Brain food – tryptophan

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Why is it that when you’re stressed, you crave carbohydrates and sugar? There are a number of reasons, but let’s focus on this post in Tryprophan. In the magical world call human body, there are always very delicate balances that drive optimal health with many things acting against each other for this optimum balance. And…

Vitamin-D the metabolic marker
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Vitamin-D the metabolic marker

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First things first: Vitamin-D is  … not a Vitamin! It is not a true vitamin because the human body has the capacity tosynthesize its own cholecalciferol (D3), endogenously through ultraviolet exposure of the skin (UV-B radiation). It is more accurate to view it as a steroid hormone. Vitamin-D can also be received from diet, but with a very small…

Check your iron status
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Check your iron status

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Know your iron levels Iron-deficiency can be a major health issue since iron is vital for transporting oxygen in the blood and muscle. It is also involved in in energy production and replication in cells. Iron deficiency has severe consequences, including anemia and impaired cognitive function! But excess iron is also a problem. The body…

Folate the one that binds it all
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Folate the one that binds it all

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Folate Folate is the key that unlocks your energy in so many areas. Folate is also known as B9 and is one of those vitamins that our body can’t produce so we need to take it from the food.  Folate is essential for metabolic pathways involving cell growth, replication, survival of cells in culture. Folic acid is…

Salt, Potassium and Chloride
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Salt, Potassium and Chloride

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Salt, Potassium and Chloride Today we will discuss about three of the key minerals which are salt, chloride and potassium since they are very closely related to one another. Minerals that dissolve in water are called Electrolytes, and these three are the most important ones.   What do these minerals do? They help each other…

Coffee for life
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Coffee for life

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Coffee for Life If we would ask you what is the drink commonly used across the world beside water, you would probably say – coffee.  And you would be right. Besides a great taste it also has many benefits especially cognitive performance. Drinking coffee is probably one of the most widespread brain power enhancers. Caffeine…

Getting all the nutrients you need
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Getting all the nutrients you need

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From a longevity stand point we want to get as many nutrients from a little calories. Combining this with intermittent fasting is very beneficial but can make it somewhat difficult to get everything you need in your eating window. Nutrient deficiencies are quite usual and affect millions of people even when eating a healthy diet,…

Folate – Vitamin B9
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Folate – Vitamin B9

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Folate (or B9) is a key nutrient for many critical functions. Folate plays in many of our emotions. We sometimes feel angry, depressed, anxious or at times we have trouble concentrating or sleeping or feeling weak and tired. All this can be depend on folate. Folate and Methylation Folate supports a system known as methylation,…