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Sucralose & Your Gut

One thing everyone can agree on is that SUGAR contains calories, and a lot of them. Whether you are sugar conscious or not, since we were kids we were always told “Don’t eat all that sugar” but what I did not know was the VAST amount of natural versus artificial sugars that are out there! So what is a gal to do?

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I'm Breaking Up with Pre-Workout Coffee

Caffeine is an important part of my day and there are many health benefits from antioxidants to cognitive function. Unfortunately, some days 2 cups can turn into 3 or 4 depending on how I slept the night before or if I know I have a hard workout planned. Coffee is a natural stimulate but in excess can cause anxiousness, trouble sleeping, and sometimes in large quantities panic attacks. I wanted to try something new with my routine and see if I could have a different outcome without all the coffee. Queue Fuel-5 and Fuel-5+.

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Protein, The girl next door.

Chemically speaking, proteins are complex molecules made up of  smaller molecules called amino acids.  Once the body breaks the protein down into amino acids, the amino acids perform different jobs throughout the body based on their size and complexity. Amino acids are responsible for the maintenance, growth and repair of muscles.

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Brain Gains

The body naturally produces creatine; it’s actually a cocktail of the amino acids glycine, arginine, and methionine. Our liver, kidneys, and pancreas are responsible for its creation and it can also be  found in meats and fish.  About 95% of the creatine our body produces is stored in our muscles and the rest goes to our heart and brain.

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Superior Omegas

Fish Oil has quickly become one the most popularly used nutrition supplements on the market. There now exists a robust body of scientific evidence supporting the various health benefits of including fish oil in the diet of both active and sedentary individuals.

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