Nutrition

facts about hydrating while exercising

With warmer weather comes talk of hydration—unfortunately, most people don’t have the facts about hydrating while exercising. Hydration expert Sandra Fowkes Godek, Ph.D. (Courtesy of Sandra Fowkes Godek) Sandra Fowkes Godek holds a doctorate in exercise physiology and is director of the Heat Illness Evaluation Avoidance and Treatment (HEAT) Institute at West Chester University in …

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Selenium Deficiency

What is Selenium Deficiency? Selenium is a trace mineral needed by the body in small amounts for good health. It is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant properties of selenoproteins help prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause the development of chronic diseases such as cancer …

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28th October

METABOLIC SYNDROME FOR DUMBELLS   Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Having just one of these conditions doesn’t mean you have metabolic …

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