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Algae-Based Omega-3 Supplements: Are they good for you?

For years, maybe decades now, we’ve heard about how essential omega-3s, and more specifically, DHA and EPA, are for our health. Fish oil has been the standard source of omega-3s, and mounds of research support its use. However, some people don’t eat animal products. Others have grown concerned about overfishing … Keep reading…

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The Truth About Ascorbic Acid: Healthy or Dangerous?

In some health and fitness circles, where ascorbic acid is considered a “synthetic form of vitamin C,” influencers and some nutritionists warn their followers of the dangers of ascorbic acid. But is it really as bad as they claim, or like many things in nutrition, are they misinformed? I’ll try … Keep reading…

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The Truth About the Pre-Workout Tingle: Is it safe?

You know it’s coming — that familiar pre-workout tingle. It creeps up your neck, sweeps across your face, and dances down your arms. Some people love it, and some don’t. But have you ever stopped to wonder what causes that curious sensation? Is it a rash? A negative side effect? … Keep reading…

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Which Supplements Help with Weight Loss? The Ultimate Guide

Maintaining a normal weight and body composition is essential for physical and mental health. With countless weight loss solutions (and gimmicks) on the market, it can be challenging to determine which supplements help with weight loss. In this article, we will explore the top supplements that can support your weight … Keep reading…

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Fenugreek: Don’t Miss Out on These Health Benefits

Fenugreek, a culinary herb with a rich history dating back to ancient times, has gained considerable attention in recent years for its remarkable health benefits. I was surprised to how popular it is as a Google search, so I decided it was time to write about fenugreek. Traditionally used in … Keep reading…

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Marine Collagen Peptides: A Complete Reference Guide

It’s been a while since I first wrote about the health benefits of collagen. Since then, more and more research has shown us how valuable collagen protein powders can be as part of a healthy, high-protein diet. Both marine and bovine collagens offer numerous health benefits, but there are some … Keep reading…

Arginine and Citrulline: Health and Performance Benefits

L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that increases nitric oxide levels. Nitric oxide plays a crucial role in vascular function, which means low arginine levels leads to cardiovascular problems, erectile dysfunction, and reduced physical performance. Not surprisingly, arginine levels also affect how you respond to a COVID-19 infection. While you … Keep reading…

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4 Supplements to Stock Up On Now

It’s better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. At a time of broken supply chains, concerns about maintaining health, and constant government interference with access to natural products, it’s crucial to stock up on the following essential supplements, as well as others … Keep reading…

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Berberine: Blood Sugar, Body Fat and Other Health Benefits

Berberine belongs to a small group of natural products that have not only been used for thousands of years, but also are supported by significant amounts of research. If you’re not using it to support your health, you could seriously be missing out. The first mention of a berberine-containing compound … Keep reading…