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Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Do you take vitamins and supplements? If you do, you are not alone. Millions of Americans take or have taken supplements and vitamins. And it’s no wonder why. These health aids provide a range of benefits. Whether you are taking supplements to add nutrients to your diet or calcium and vitamin D for bone health, there are a few things you should know.  Who Needs Supplements and Vitamins Most people don’t need to supplement their diets. It’s true. If you are a generally healthy person and consume a wide range of foods including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, legumes, fish, and lean meats, you likely do not need to supplement your diet. Why? All of these foods provide valuable nutrients. After all, The Dietary Guidelines for Americans states that nutritional needs should be met through your diet. But there are some exceptions. Women who are pregnant can benefit from prenatal…

How To Have The Best Workout

How To Have The Best Workout

We all want to have a productive and effective workout, one that, wakes up, warms us up and burns some calories, but sometimes, a workout can actually have the opposite effect. If you’ve been struggling with unsatisfying and unproductive workouts, then here are five tips to make sure your next workout is your best workout yet. Prepare Ahead Your workout begins the night before, as in many ways your performance will be affected by your mental and physical state before you start. Getting a good night’s sleep is key to having the best workout, as fatigue will drastically reduce the quality of your performance. Eat Right and Stay Hydrated What you eat and drink will also have a large impact on how your workout goes. Make sure you leave plenty of time after eating a meal to digest your food before you begin your workout, to prevent vomiting or bloating…

Friday’s chronicle N.18  The cult of “eternal youth” – a today’s mantra.

Friday’s chronicle N.18 The cult of “eternal youth” – a today’s mantra.

What is more powerful and strong than religion, politics and sometimes even love? It is the aim for most individuals to remain young. The desirability to be young forever is a very strong feeling, more powerful and deeply installed in our today’s modern society than anything else. Read more here…

Sol Maté drink, from South America to the world

Sol Maté drink, from South America to the world

Sol Maté is an original soft drink based on Maté leaves, a natural source of Caffeine. All ingredients are natural, most of them from organic culture. Full Review.

Somersby finally in Heidi land.

Somersby finally in Heidi land.

Here is a new apple story in Switzerland. No, it is not a new iPhone. For once we are talking about true apples, the fruit. This beginning of the year marks the arrival of a cool Apple refreshing beverage called Somersby. The challenge is huge as Switzerland is the country of the well-known Apfel-Schorle a popular Swiss beverage (originally invented in Germany) based on sparkling apple juice. Somersby reinvents the territory of beverages based on Apples. It brings a much more modern, almost lifestyle and a crispy touch of humor to this segment. The brand belongs to Danish Calrsberg group and presents an interesting blend of apple juice and fruits wine. There is 4.5%Alcohol, so please do not think it is only Apple juice 🙂 Somersby tackles an interesting though tuff market, which is beverages. In deed only a few new brands have successfully penetrated the market as competition is…