What is Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)? Through my own weight loss and management travels over the last 17 years, I feel like I’ve tried every supplement out there. Some have worked, some not so much. Conjugated Linoleic Acid didn’t work when I didn’t take enough of it. Plus, I experience greater results with CLA when I…
Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
3 Reasons to Take Vitamin D
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Vitamin D Technically not a vitamin. It’s a name given to a group of substances that are precursors to hormones. D2 and D3 are most important to us. Why? Support immune function. Research shows it protects against all disease. Yes, this can mean you live longer. Improve muscle strength….
Do You Need Vitamins?
How to Choose a Multivitamin Overwhelmed by supplement selections, not understanding what vitamins to take or the appropriate dosage, many people decide that vitamins “don’t work,” or throw money away because they don’t know how to choose a multivitamin. To encourage confusion, practitioners hold different schools of thought regarding vitamins and supplements. Medical doctors are…
Can You Drink Too Much Water?
How Much Water Do You Need? The short answer – yes, you can drink too much water. 64 ounces a day, though some debate that. I stick to it. For each caffeinated drink and alcoholic beverage, both of which are dehydrating, add any additional 8 ounces of water to your daily intake to adequately rehydrate yourself….
How Much Protein Do You Need?
Calculating Recommended Protein Amounts in Adults RDA of protein depends on your age, your size, and your gender. Formula for Adults Currently, the recommended protein amounts for most adults is around 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight per day, making the formula: (bodyweight in kg)(.8g of protein) = protein needed per day. One…