Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Water?

Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Water? In short…no. Coconut water proponents make claims that it absorbs better and hydrates better than water and that it has a better electrolyte profile than sports drinks. So what’s true and whats garbage? Below is the electrolyte profile […]

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Is salt good or bad???

Nearly all of us have been told that we should be on a low sodium diet at least once for various reasons ranging from hypertension to prevention. So is it really important and why? Well first, lets distinguish between salt and “sodium”. Salt is NaCl […]

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Why do I cramp?

Cramping at night or during your workout is a very common problem. The first thing to know is that it is almost never a potassium deficiency. That is actually the last thing that I would suspect (and if it is, avocados are a much better […]

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Important Nutrients for those that train hard: part 2

One of the most important nutrients for your body is the element magnesium. Most people know all about calcium and its importance for various functions in the body but magnesium is the middle child that can make or break your day. Most of the time […]

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