Archive for October, 2008

Dietary Minerals: Good and Bad Source

Dietary Minerals: Good and Bad Source

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on October 26, 2008 | 2 Replies

There are two forms of minerals, one is natural and the other one is synthetic. Learning how to tell the difference between natural and synthetic minerals will help you choose a dietary supplement that is worth your money. In general, dietary supplements that have amino acid chelated minerals are good sources of minerals.

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Vitamins: How to Tell Natural from Synthetic

Vitamins: How to Tell Natural from Synthetic

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on October 19, 2008 | 9 Replies

Millions of people take dietary supplements everyday to improve their health, but only a few know how to tell if their supplements are synthetic or not. Synthetic vitamins are usually less effective, because they are chemically created or reduced down to one specific crystalline vitamin; therefore, they are no longer natural. Synthetic vitamins are not natural because they are missing natural synergistic components, such as mineral activators, enzymes and co-vitamin helpers.

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What Are High Quality Carbohydrates?

What Are High Quality Carbohydrates?

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on October 15, 2008 | 2 Replies

High quality carbohydrates are carbs that have three very important features. One of the first features that makes carbohydrates high quality are their high levels of antioxidants. The second feature is their ability to prevent blood sugar levels from spiking too high. Last but not least, high quality carbohydrates should have high levels of nutrients and fiber.

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Best Time to Eat Meals

Best Time to Eat Meals

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on October 13, 2008 | 1 Reply

Choosing the best time to eat meals has many benefits, one of them is energy. Skipping meals or eating meals on a random schedule can drain your body of energy. Find out when is the best time to eat meals to curb your appetite, replenish your body with protein, carbohydrates and vitamins, and boost your energy so you can run all day! The meal schedule in this article is for people who have day schedules. Depending on your schedule, the hours may vary.

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What is High Quality Protein?

What is High Quality Protein?

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on October 12, 2008 | 1 Reply

What is high quality protein? High quality protein food is a type of protein that contains a lot of nutrients and is free of harmful food preservatives. It is usually found in organic foods that are high in nutrients and fiber, and free of harmful synthetic chemicals. Switching to this type of protein may help balance your cholesterol levels and give your body the necessary nutrients it needs to heal itself.

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