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Do Minerals And Vitamins Deliver The Same Benefits?

Minerals and vitamins sound the same but do they achieve different benefits? “They are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts to work properly” -Wikipedia.  Minerals are inorganic materials.  Vitamins aid enzymes in doing their jobs.  Excessive amounts of vitamins are stored in fatty tissue and can accumulate causing them to be toxic.  This typically happens from supplements, and rarely from food. Continue reading

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Is Your Greek Yogurt As Healthy As You Think?

You’re trying to make all the best choices which will lead to more energy, better health and achieving the weight goals you have in mind for yourself.  You choose whole foods over processed.  You drive past the carry-out window to make your meals at home.  You give up or reduce soda and designer calorie-bomb coffee drinks for green tea, flavor-infused water or plain water.  You add high quality dairy products as well as whole grain carbohydrates.  But wait!  Your Greek yogurt choice may not be the protein-rich, high quality product it’s advertised to be.  This is where a bit of research and due diligence comes in handy. Continue reading

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