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Electrolytes

Electrolytes

What is an electrolyte? Electrolytes are essential minerals for functions within our bodies, especially during and after exercise. The electrolytes are chloride, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. During exercise, a lot of these minerals are lost through sweat and...
Nightshades

Nightshades

Nightshades are a family of foods and spices that contain chemical compounds called alkaloids. What are alkaloids? Alkaloids are a nitrogen-containing compound found throughout the nightshade family. It is part of the plant’s defense system against insects,...
Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, this means that fat enhances the absorption of the nutrient in our bodies. This micronutrient plays a vital role in our bodies. It assists in calcium absorption, therefore it is beneficial to take both nutrients together. Why take...