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Cysteine: The Lung Protecting Nutrient That People Aren’t Talking About

As the numbers of Coronavirus cases continue to climb each day, a serious effort is underway to avoid overwhelming the healthcare system. Traditional “immune nutrients” such as Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc have been talked about at length, but a lesser known amino acid powerhouse also exists that has some very specific benefits for the lungs. Cysteine is an amino acid that is a precursor to glutathione, the body’s most powerful antioxidant which helps support healthy lungs, liver function, detoxification and muscle recovery.

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10 Foods for Healthy Mitochondria

Mitochondria have earned their position as the “powerhouses” of our cells. The energy mitochondria produce is involved in some of the most important biologic processes in our bodies.

Being responsible for most of your body’s functions, your mitochondria have an enormous impact on your health and longevity, specifically as protectors against cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, diabetes, and obesity.

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Metabolic Syndrome: 3 Connected Conditions and Their Link to the Coronavirus

Metabolic Syndrome is a condition that is most often brought on by a diet high in processed foods, high carbohydrates and inactivity, which together causes high blood sugar. High blood sugar can increase chances of infection and slow the healing process – a major concern in light of COVID-19. As America now leads the world in Coronavirus cases, it’s important to note that only 12% of our adult populations are considered to be in good Metabolic Health. We must improve on this statistic, now.

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10 Ways to Raise Your HRV Score

Tracking HRV over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc.

High HRV is associated with better overall health, including greater cardiovascular health and less inflammation in the body. Individuals with a high HRV often have increased fitness capacity.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Heart Rate Variability

A Beginner’s Guide to Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Tracking Heart Rate Variability (HRV) over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc.

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10 Ways to Boost Your Mitochondria

Have you ever thought about what powers your body? The easy answer is nutrients, of course. But your body turns those nutrients into energy, and it’s that energy that fuels your body’s cells. All types of cells have tiny generators called mitochondria that, in many ways, are their sources for life. Mitochondria are the singular…

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring FAQs

A Beginners’ Guide to Continuous Glucose Monitoring

By continuously monitoring blood sugar throughout the day and night, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) empowers diabetics with real time data on how their daily habits impact glucose levels. With more insight and without the hassle of a finger prick, diabetes management is simplified. We’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions about CGM into a convenient beginner’s guide.

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