Why Protein Is Important In Your Diet

Why Protein Is Important In Your Diet Proteins are the main building blocks of your body. They’re used to make organs, muscles, tendons, skin, hormones, enzymes, neurotransmitters, and many other molecules. Proteins are made up of amino acids that form chains to build the above list. Some of these amino acids can be produced by your body, while others need to come from your diet. The ones you can't produce must come from your food and are called essential amino acids. If you don’t get enough protein from your diet then your health will suffer over time. The right amount

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How Do Acid & Alkaline Foods Affect Your Health?

How Do Acid & Alkaline Foods Affect Your Health? What does it mean to be acidic or alkaline/basic, and what are acid and alkaline/base foods? I'll give you a quick rundown to help you understand this information and hopefully it will help you make better choices for your health. Scientists report that being acidic or alkaline/basic refers to the pH measurement in your body, fluids and foods. The pH range is from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. The higher the reading, the more alkaline and oxygen rich the fluid is, the lower the pH, the more acidic and

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How To Assess If You Are Making Fitness Improvements

How To Assess If You're Making Fitness Improvements

How To Assess If You Are Making Fitness Improvements? You've been exercising and eating healthy for several weeks and now you want to see if you've made any progress since you started. There are many ways to check and see if you're meeting any goals and getting the results you're looking for. Let's get this out the way right off the bat....you can weigh yourself on the scale, but this may not be your best option. Scales measure your current weight and can't tell the difference between muscle, fat, water, or food. It may take a month to start seeing

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