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Magnesium Facts

  Did you know that magnesium is a co-factor in over 350 enzymatic reactions in the body? That It is necessary for the transmission of nerve impulses, muscular activity, heart function, temperature regulation, detoxification reactions, formation of healthy bones and improving insulin sensitivity? Deficiency symptoms include muscle cramps, weakness, insomnia, loss of appetite, kidney stones, osteoporosis, nervousness, restlessness, irritability, sugar cravings, fatigue and high blood pressure. Chronic deficiencies of magnesium are also implicated in reduced bone mineral density and increased risk of osteoporosis as well as anemia, depression and irregular heart rate. Virtually every body system can display symptoms because ALL systems throughout the body rely on magnesium.   Here are some important reasons why you need a good magnesium supplement:...

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PerfectAmino for Athletes

Many of our customers are athletes. They range from people who exercise a few times a week, weekend warriors, amateur athletes all the way to top professional, elite athletes. So, why do they take PerfectAmino? Building muscle mass is done by creating microscopic tears in your muscle,  which then grows as it repairs. A predominant function of protein is to repair and rebuild the tissues of your body, by supplying your cells with protein building blocks, which are called amino acids. These then assemble into new muscle proteins, which creates muscle growth. There are certain essential amino acids that the body does not produce naturally on its own, which are contained in PerfectAmino. The ultra-specific formula of these amino acids are proven...

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A Primer on Heavy Metals

  What are Heavy Metals? A heavy metal is defined as any metal or metalloid of “environmental concern” (i.e., is toxic at lower concentrations). The term was originally related to the harmful effects of dense metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead (all of which are denser than iron). It has since been used to refer to any other similarly toxic metal, or metalloid such as arsenic, regardless of density. Commonly encountered heavy metals are chromium, cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, arsenic, selenium, silver, cadmium, antimony, mercury, thallium, uranium, and lead.   Why are Heavy Metals a Problem? Many heavy metals exist naturally in the environment, and are generally not a problem at their typically small natural occurring concentrations. However, with...

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7 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Daily Protein Supplements

  An objective look at taking protein supplements – do you need them or not?   You are already happy with your energy levels throughout the day and don’t get fatigued easily. If you are always full of energy and don’t have dips and lulls through the day, then you definitely do not need to take nutrition supplements daily. Just take them on the occasional day when you are already feeling the symptoms. You have awesome muscle mass and so your body is naturally burning calories and metabolizing food. For those of us who are genetically predisposed to having the perfect body-mass-index (BMI), regardless of your age, it wouldn’t make any sense to take protein supplements, such as PerfectAmino (8 essential amino...

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HOW THE PANDEMIC CAUGHT CANADA WITH ITS PPE STOCKPILES DOWN

This is an excerpt from the CBC's analysis on how when the pandemic hit, Canada found itself at the end of a long global queue for essential personal protective equipment. CBC News, by Evan Dyer, July 11, 2020 To hear Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand describe it, Canada's effort to supply frontline workers during the pandemic has been a significant — if uneven — success. "We did procurement like it has never been done before," said Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand. "We are in an urgent scramble to secure personal protective equipment and we will not let up until that task is accomplished."The federal government, she said, has conducted just under a hundred flights...

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