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Collagen for Strong Tendons and Ligaments

Collagen (or gelatin) + a good source of vitamin C can make your tendons and ligaments stronger. This may help you return to play faster. Take this combination 60 minutes before activity. It takes 30 – 60 minutes for the amino acids in collagen (namely proline, glycine, lysine, hydroxyproline, and hydroxylysine, which are building blocks of collagen, the primary protein …

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Get Cultured: Probiotics can Help You Lose Weight & Stay Healthy

From Greek to Icelandic Skyr, yogurt is everywhere. Choose the right kind, one packed with probiotics and protein, and yogurt can help you trim your waistline while supporting overall health at the same time. In this article, I’m covering: • How gut bacteria influence your weight and health • Probiotic-rich foods for health & healthy weight Your Gut Bacteria Influence Your …

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Save Money at the Grocery Store, Improve Health & Save the Earth

    Today is Earth Day, a day focused on building a healthy, sustainable environment. Keep the earth healthy, slash your grocery bill and improve your health at the same time. Here’s how: Avoid Food Waste In America, food is cheap and always available. This oversupply of food combined with food marketing means we over buy and end up throwing out an …

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Go Green for Earth Month & Improve Your Diet at the Same Time

You don’t have to run out and hug a tree or play hackie sack while barefoot in the park to celebrate Earth Month. Instead, Earth Day and Month were designed to designed to inspire awareness for our environment. What’s in it for you? A polluted environment leads to pollution in our food and water supply that ends up on our plates and …

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Snacks that Won’t Set You Back

By: Gisselle Marie Rosa Have you had those days where your stomach feels like it is going to eat itself at any moment and you realize that it is only ten in the morning? Even after eating a good breakfast, having hunger pangs before lunchtime can be frustrating and really decrease concentration and productivity. That’s why many people turn to snacks …

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The Truth About Soy

By: Sara Shipley, University of Central Oklahoma nutrition student I have recently been working with a young woman who has decided to take up a vegetarian diet, for personal reasons. Interestingly, when we came to the topic of dairy, she waivered, but had decided to drink almond milk because she had heard so many controversial things about soy and soymilk. …

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