5 Tips for Success

Success is something we all want from life.  The great thing about success is that we can all have it because it’s not "one size fits all”.  Kickstart your plan for success by using these 5 tips:

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Ashley Hansen
Blue Light Special

First, let’s talk about blue light. The light spectrum is made up of different rays of light: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. The rays on the red side of the spectrum have less energy and longer wavelengths while  the violet side has more energy and shorter wavelengths. Blue light in particular, has a very short wavelength and produces high amounts of energy that can be harmful to eyes. Most people assume blue light comes from artificial lighting but the main source of blue light is actually the sun.

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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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5 Ways to Support Your Immune System

Living a healthy and active lifestyle will help prevent those flu bugs from biting, but what other ways can you help protect your Immune System? While we cannot promise you won’t be visited by a cold or flu this fall and winter season, we can offer some insights on how to keep your Immune System fighting strong!

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