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Amazing Health Benefits of Krill Oil


Krill are little crustaceans that look like shrimp and provide food for everything from salmon to blue whales and are one of the most nutritious creatures in the sea. Not only are they loaded with a powerful antioxidant called Astaxanthin, but they’re a great source of omega-3 fatty acids which for years research has shown to help lower an individual’s risk for heart attack, stroke, certain cancers, depression and overall inflammation. The oil is naturally found in a species called the Euphausia Superba and is extracted and sold as a nutritional supplement. There has been a lot of research showing krill oil to be superior to fish oil in head-to-head testing. It has found to be healthier, safer, and more potent. Krill Oil vs Fish Oil The reason krill oil is more effective than other marine oils is the amount of omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids and extremely potent antioxidants. It’s the unique combination of these essential ingredients that provide the greatest health benefits. Krill, like fish oil, contains both of the omega-3 fats Eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexanoic acid (DHA), but hooked together in a different form. In fish oil these omega-3 fatty acids are found in the triglyceride form ...

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HGH Supplements – L-Arginine and L-Ornithine


The human growth hormone, HGH, is an immensely versatile hormone that affects many of our bodily functions; including bone growth, increasing muscle mass, and decreasing fat mass. However, this hormone does not work alone, studies have shown that L-Arginine and L-Ornithine are an important factor in ensuring that HGH levels are adequately used by the body. But what are these two unusually named proteins and why are they so important?

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How Coconut Oil Can Boost Your Metabolism


Coconut oil is extracted from the dried flesh of the coconut. It is also a source of plant-based saturated fat, the very fat doctors and nutritionists alike have been telling us to avoid like the plague. Many of these fears are baseless. Although it is true that 90% of the coconut fruit contains saturated fat, 45% of this content is actually lauric acid - a fatty acid that can be converted to monolaurin by the body. Monolaurin is the actual compound found in breast milk that strengthens a baby's immune system

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The Benefits of Echinacea – A Super Herb For Detox


One of the benefits of Echinacea is how it assists the body both during and after a detox. When detoxing the body can go through a pretty rough time trying to remove all of the toxins from the body. During this time the body can experience a healing reaction that causes us to feel potentially far worse before the benefits of the detox really kick in. During the end stages of a detox or just after there can be huge benefits to taking Echinacea both as an immune builder and for any residual toxin removal.

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How Vitamin D and Calcium Rebuild Your Bone


It is never too early to begin supplementing calcium and vitamin D for building bone mass. Osteoporosis is a common problem among the elderly, but is totally preventable and treatable. Women especially are at risk, because they can lose up to 5% of their bone mass every year for up to seven years after menopause. With crippling fractures and death from complications of fractures on the rise, we need to be sure that we are letting people know how vitamins and supplements can help them prevent and treat osteoporosis.

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Shark Cartilage Benefits and Uses


Shark cartilage is described as shark's skeleton (mainly made of cartilage), which is a dense form of connective tissue. The cartilage is dried and powdered to create nutritious dietary supplement. Shark cartilage is chiefly composed of chondroitin, which is also broken down into glucosamine. Like chondroitin and glucosamine, it has been extensively studied for osteoarthritis. It also contains calcium and is sometimes used to promote its use in calcium supplementation

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