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Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is one of the most well-known nutritional supplements, vitamin c is a water-soluble vitamin that’s occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables it plays a key role in a variety of bodily functions including the formation of connective-tissue the production of hormones such as adrenaline and the formation of red blood cells. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant helping to protect against cell damage, enhancing post workout recovery and protecting against injury and illness.

Daily doses of less than 1000 mg may be beneficial during periods of stress or intense training, but higher doses than this may hinder rather than help performance by Blunting the muscles’ ability to adapt to exercise.

It is best to try to get natural sources of Vitamin C from food.  Examples of foods containing Vitamin C are Oranges, Bell peppers,  chillies, Kale, Broccoli,  Papaya, Strawberries, Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kiwi, pineapple and papaya just to name a few.

Boost energy the natural way.

  • Try to get enough sleep
  • Eliminate caffeine
  • Eat  a balanced diet
  • Exercise
  • Drink enough water


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Exercise in middle-age ‘stops your brain shrinking’ – Health News – NHS Choices

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“A new study has suggested that exercising in your 40s could stop the brain shrinking,” The Daily Telegraph reports.A study found people with good fitness levels in their 40s had larger brains than their unfit peers when measured 20 years later. The concern is that people with smaller brains may be more likely to develop dementia.The study, part of a big ongoing research project in the US (the landmark Framingham Heart Study) measured people’s exercise capacity and heart and blood pressure reactions to exercise during a treadmill test, at an average age of 40.

Source: Exercise in middle-age ‘stops your brain shrinking’ – Health News – NHS Choices

souadExercise in middle-age ‘stops your brain shrinking’ – Health News – NHS Choices
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I’m so excited the website is complete and I can join the online world and say a Big Hello to everyone.  I’m hoping to write an article a week to keep you informed about making healthy choices in your diet and exercise.

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