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Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and Probiotics

We all have a unique microbiome, filled with 100 trillion microorganisms. These microorganisms consist of microbes known as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa. Although the term “bacteria” may sound bad, our gut flora is filled with both good and bad bacteria. ...
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,...
Low Energy and Poor Sleep

Low Energy and Poor Sleep

We’ve all had those days where we’re just dragging. It feels never-ending, your patience and energy are running low, and you just can’t get much done. As for an effective workout…. you can’t see that happening either.  Whether you stayed up too late...