Posts Tagged ‘Mineral’

How to Maximize The Absorption Of Vitamins and Mineral Supplements

All of the micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) have important actions in the body. Some so much that we would die without them in our system. Supplements, herbs, amino acids and whatnot, can also be important, but they are not vital for our survival. With that being said, certain supplements can help increase testosterone, thyroid function…

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Potassium Foods: 5 Foods High in Potassium for that Electrolyte Balance

The name potassium comes from potash (ashes of plants) from which the mineral was first isolated. Potassium ions are necessary for the function of virtually every cell of the human body. The body needs potassium in balance with sodium to maintain cardiac rhythm and nerve electrophysiology. We also need proper amounts of potassium for hormone production, sugar…

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6 DHT Supplements to Increase 5-a Reductase Naturally

DHT is a male hormone, androgen, similarly to testosterone. They are similar, yet different. Dihydrotestosterone, which is actually made from testosterone via the conversion caused by the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, has 2-3 times higher affinity towards the androgen receptors of the body and is bound for roughly five times longer than testosterone is. And whereas testosterone…

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Selenium Foods: 5 Foods Rich in Selenium for that Antioxidant Boost

Selenium is mostly known for its antioxidant properties, due to the fact that its a necessary micronutrient in the creation of glutathione (the body’s principal antioxidant compound). Selenium also works in conjunction with vitamin E and C to prevent oxidative damage in the body, and with iodine to upregualte thyroid function and metabolic rate. Multiple…

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