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You: 1 Cold Season: 0

I usually fly through winter feeling untouchable by the cold and flu season, feeling sorry for those affected by not just one but often two or three colds during this time. Unfortunately, this year I was not so lucky and had my first cold in a long time last week. I guess doing snow angels […]

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Iron – The Athlete’s Achilles’ Heel

Iron is a trace mineral that is responsible for the transportation of oxygen into all of the body’s cells. It is a component of hemoglobin in red blood cells and myoglobin in muscle proteins making it essential for fitness and endurance. Iron toxicity is very dangerous, so your super smart body is equipped with mechanisms […]

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