Go Nuts for Nuts

…best sources for natural vitamin E. They are also a relatively good source for minerals like magnesium and potassium, and contain the amino acid arginine, which the body uses to make nitric oxide. Nitric oxide (NO) improves blood flow to the heart muscle in times of low oxygen levels and also acts as…

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Why Glycation Is Harmful To Your Health

…and coffee is roasted. Glycation occurs in the body when the sugar in your blood (glucose) combines with the amino acids tryptophan, lysine, and arginine. This reactive process creates certain byproducts known scientifically as advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs). And in terms of what they do inside…

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Three Little Known Benefits of Whey Protein Powder

…“essential” amino acids, as well as additional amino acids. Most of the isolated amino acids that are touted and sold in the health market—e.g., lysine, arginine, glutamine, tryptophan, and others—are naturally contained in whey protein, making it a tremendously cost-effective source of these nutrients. Most…

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