THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF CBD

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Users claim that cannabidiol, or CBD oil can reduce pain, treat depression, and may even promote heart health. But is the hype just hype or will this make Big Pharma simply green with envy? Let’s explore the two most common questions surrounding this relatively new player in the world of health. What is CBD oil? This dark sticky substance extracted …

THE BEST (AND WORST) FOODS FOR YOUR MOOD

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By Trevor MacDonald It’s a fact; you are what you eat. The foods you eat steer the direction of your mood. Eating healthy foods gives you a positive state of mind and the opposite when you eat foods that are bad for you. Here’s a roundup of the best and worst type of foods that affect your mood along with …

TOP 5 VITAMINS WOMEN SHOULD BE GETTING

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By Faith Ellis Vitamins are natural compounds in our bodies that are essential for proper growth and function. They are micronutrients that can be found in food and supplements and are necessary to consume since our bodies cannot synthesize them. While there are thirteen different vitamins our bodies need, we have compiled a list of the top 5 vitamins women …

CBD OIL 101

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The latest buzz in the health industry is CBD oil, but what is it and what can it do for you? CBD is a cannabinoid. It’s from the cannabis plant however,  it doesn’t get you high like marijuana. “Marijuana contains many chemical compounds that create the different characteristics of the plant. Terpenes provide flavors and aromas, while chlorophyll in the leaves makes …

YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM & YOUR GUT

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TRUST YOUR GUT By Christine Anne Schmieden Poor digestion affects 70 million people every day. Think about it. Our digestive system manages a number of important processes from the breakdown of our food to nutrient absorption to running a two lane highway for communication to and from the brain. If our digestive system is in order, we feel great. If …

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SODIUM?

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SALT101 By Tammy Patnode We are always told to avoid sodium for the negative effects it has on the body.   But what about the positive effects? 

5 SUPPLEMENTS YOU SHOULD BE TAKING AND WHY

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It’s overwhelming when you first decide to commit to a health, wellness and fitness regimen. It’s almost scary enough to completely deter you. Some of you, may be thinking more is better – more cardio, more supplements, and the unfortunate part, less eating. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Supplements can be a scary thing. As a female, there …

HOW CAFFEINE CAN GIVE YOUR WORKOUT A BOOST

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September 29th is National Coffee Day!
Thank goodness we can have it every other day of the year too, agreed?
Have you ever wondered how coffee got its magical powers? Take a moment, grab a cup of joe and let Jane Sandwood explain it all for you right here…

TOP 5 PROTEINS FOR WOMEN | POST WORKOUT | MEAL REPLACEMENT | BAKING

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It is wonderful nowadays to have so many products available to help us reach our goals.   Unfortunately, with so many choices it can get quite confusing and overwhelming as to what is the best to help us reach them.
We did the hard work for you and broke down the Top 5 Best Proteins for Post Workout, Meal Replacement & Baking!

5 THINGS YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

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Whether you have been dreaming of your wedding day bliss since you played the lead as Cinderella, or you waited until the last minute because that is how you roll. HerSUPPZ has several products and ideas that you can take advantage of to make the journey and your special day as magical as it can be!

BETA ALANINE 101

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If you have used beta alanine, you have noticed the pins and needles sensation shortly after consuming it.
If you have ever used a pre workout supplement you know what I am talking about. Some people find that feeling irritating, and swear they will never use it again. But, with an idea of what is happening and why, you might want to reconsider.

CAN WOMEN BENEFIT FROM TESTOSTERONE BOOSTERS

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Women and men both have testosterone and estrogen in their bodies. Just different amounts. A female with lower than normal testosterone levels or low T could benefit from a testosterone booster supplement…or could she?

THE BENEFITS OF ROCKTAPE

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You’ve probably been watching the Olympics and Paralympics? You’ve probably seen some of the athletes all taped up. For instance legs, shoulders, knees, chest etc? That tape isn’t just for show or to look fancy.

ARE ESSENTIAL OILS SAFE TO CONSUME-FAQS

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NOW essential oils are manufactured and tested to be the highest quality and purity available, but why do some manufacturers allow for ingesting their essential oils while others do not? Find out exactly what is “safe” to ingest, what is not “safe” to ingest and why…

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKES

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We all know that a “balanced” meal should consist of a proper protein source to rebuild the body and muscles, carbohydrates to fuel your energy, and good, healthy fats to keep you fuller longer. When you are looking for meal replacement shakes you should expect no different.

PERFORMANCE NUTRITION FOR THE CROSSFIT ATHLETE

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CrossFit has taken the fitness industry by storm with more and more people joining the CrossFit community every day. This growth hasn’t been without controversy. Most notable are the discussions about the frequency in which someone gets injured. Find out how minimize the risk of injury so you can maximize your STRENGTH!

Why Integrated Supplements Whey Isolate Protein is Right for YOU

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By Ryan Clark We know you are a busy mom and wife but tell me more about Karen Voigts. My husband Adam and I have three children; 7, 5, and 1. I work full time as a commodity broker and Adam is a farmer. We feed cattle and have a custom baling and wrapping business, I primarily help with the …

Benefits of BCAA’S

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By Elspeth Katherine, NPC Bikini National Competitor, Fitness Model As a woman getting into fitness I was pretty clueless when it came to the benefits of supplements  and how they could enhance the hard work I was putting in at the gym. Over the past few years I’ve learned a great deal through studying, my own personal trial and error, …

ADVOCARE SPARK vs OPTIMUM NUTRITION AMINO ENERGY

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Why is everyone purchasing Advocare’s Spark? Is it because Spark is a healthier form of energy drink when compared to a Redbull or a Monster? Are people buying because of the amino acids found in Spark? Maybe it’s because of the vitamins and minerals. Advocare has a very good product that is definitely worth buying if it wasn’t for one …

CASEIN 101

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All the protein Choosing a protein powder can be a bit overwhelming with all the options out there: isolate, whey, casein, blends…the list goes on! While they all have their place, it’s important to do a little research because different types of protein are more beneficial to take at certain times (between meals, post workout, before bed, etc.) and being …

Creatine…what for?

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Creatine Monohydrate is a non-essential amino acid. This means your body produces it naturally by your liver, kidneys & pancreas. It is also found in foods such as lean red meat, venison, salmon & tuna. Amino acids link together to form proteins. When your body digests a protein, it breaks down that protein into the amino acid that actually made …

DHEA use for Women

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In today’s world of ‘internet knowledge’ there seems to be 100 differing viewpoints on every topic, issue and supplement. DHEA use in women is no exception. You can read many different articles and find different opinions in each one. From people touting DHEA as a magical cure-all to those who warn of side effects akin to that of steroid misuse. …

BCAA and Fat Loss

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Supplementing with branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) have become a stable for those following a fat loss diet and rightfully so. BCAAs are comprised of the 3 amino acids l-leucine, l-isoleucine, and l-valine; making up roughly 1/6th of skeletal muscle protein. While exercising you will increase the oxidation of the BCAAs within your skeletal muscle and the less body fat you …

THE BENEFITS OF PROTEIN

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By Jessica Allion High-protein shakes and protein bars seem to be the “in thing” these days and every food marketer in the universe appears to want a piece of the protein pie …with good reason! The benefits of protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. Protein is an important component of every cell in …