Health

Why Ageing Women Need Testosterone

Numerous studies show that maintaining youthful testosterone levels in males confers powerful anti-aging effects. Testosterone-deficient men develop abdominal obesity (pot bellies) and diminished muscle mass, along with a loss of sexual interest and performance ability. Low testosterone is also associated with heart attack, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, and depression. While doctors are slowly recognizing the benefits …

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7 Fat Burning Hormones

#1 – Insulin Insulin is secreted by the pancreas and is released whenever we eat any food that contains sugar, basically any carbohydrate! When it comes to building muscle, Insulin is key post-workout.  This ‘anabolic’ muscle-building hormone can trigger nutrient delivery to muscles. But, once the muscles are full, that sugar is shuttled directly to …

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L-Leucine

Essential To Your Basic Health! What is it and where does it come from? L-Leucine (C6H13NO2) is an essential branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) that’s broken down in fat structures. The other two essential BCAA’s are L-Valine and L-Isoleucine. L-Leucine cannot be made by the body and must be acquired through food or dietary supplements. It …

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L-Cysteine

Help Speed Recovery And Support Health What is it and where does it come from? L-cysteine is a conditionally sensitive, sulphur bearing, an amino acid present in the protein. L-cysteine is a conditionally essential because it can be made endogenously in sufficient quantities under normal circumstances, but it may have to be exogenously supplemented if …

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Inositol

Helps The Body Use Body Fat As Fuel! What is it and where does it come from? Inositol is a vitamin that is utilised by the body for a variety of metabolic processes. It is a simple carbohydrate and is essential to human health. Inositol is a member of the b-complex family of vitamins but …

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Essential Fatty Acid (EFA)

As you probably know, consuming dietary fat is an important part of a fitness orientated lifestyle, and more importantly, overall health. Fats can be broken down into two basic groups, saturated and unsaturated. More importantly, fats can be labelled as essential and nonessential. Essential fats must be consumed through one’s diet because the body cannot …

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