Why I Stopped Drinking Soda

Sitting at a desk job all day, I found myself craving soda’s constantly. I began to notice I only drank soda when I was bored. Coke preferably. Being at my desk, my cravings were ravenous. I went from never drinking carbonated drinks to needing one every day. Then I started to eat a ton of…

Minerals for the Body Part 2

The next form of minerals are micro minerals otherwise known as trace minerals. Trace (Micro) Minerals are needed to be consumed in smaller amounts from 1-100mg/day. One unique quality of trace minerals is that they cannot be destroyed by cooking or heat. Boron: Good for bones, cells, the regulation of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, brain…

Minerals for the Body Part 1

Just as your body needs vitamins, minerals are also essential to maintain health. Often times we confuse minerals with rock and crystals but there are minerals that the body needs to consume. These minerals are divided into Macro minerals and trace minerals. Let’s begin with macro minerals. Macro minerals are required in large amounts to…

BCAA’s and Why They are Important

Ever see those guys at the gym with large water jugs filled a quarter of the way up with a colored substance? Some might assume it is just flavored water. When asked they will tell you that it is BCAA’s otherwise known as Branched-chain Amino Acids. Drinking BCAA’s is essential for those looking to replenish…

Vital-mins

You may be following the food pyramid and still not be getting a proper amount of vitamins in your diet. There are some people who do not consume nearly as many vitamins as they should due to a poor diet. Vitamins play an essential role in the proper functioning of metabolic processes within the body….