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L-Glutamine, The Non Essential, Essential Amino Acid

L-Glutamine is an amino acidglutaminepowder2 that plays a major role in your overall health.  While it is only one of the twenty amino acids that make up protein molecules and it is non essential (meaning our bodies can make it from other amino acids), L-Glutamine is considered conditionally essential specifically for muscle recovery, immune function and gastrointestinal health.

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Got Kefir?

Have you tried Kefir? My kids LOVE it and it is a staple in our refrigerator.  Kefir is a cultured, fermented, thick milk product made with kefir “grains”.  The grains are not an actual grain, like wheat, but instead a yeast, bacterial fermentation starter that resembles cauliflower.

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Fuel for Pre and Post Exercise

The human body is very similar to a car.  Without gas cars will not work and without food the human body will not work. Using low octane gas in a luxury vehicle will likely cause mechanical issues over time, just as eating an incorrect balance of macronutrients (carbs, proteins and fats) will cause metabolic issues. Macronutrient imbalances lead to micronutrient imbalances when real food is substituted for processed foods.  Think of yourself as a luxury vehicle, you deserve the best fuel for your body!

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