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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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Sports Nutrition Secret Weapon….

The Egg “But Nicci, what about the cholesterol?” Fear not the dreaded cholesterol scare! The truth is that blood cholesterol is more closely associated with fat consumption than with dietary cholesterol intake. Here’s why – when we eat, our food combines with bile from our gall bladder in order to be digested and for the […]

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