Category: Fitness and Health

Total 13 Posts

Electrolytes And Why They Are Crucial For Proper Hydration

We are taught the importance of drinking water, especially when exercising. Most health and fitness experts recommend drinking at least eight glasses of water per day, and slightly more during the hot summer. What the experts fail to mention is the danger of drinking too much water which can dilute essential minerals and electrolytes leading […]

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Drink Water! The Importance Of Hydration

By the time you feel the delayed sensation of thirst, you are already approaching dehydration. Whether hard at it at the gym or working hard at your desk, keeping a water bottle handy will help you rehydrate throughout your day. Tips to stay hydrated. 1. Drink small amounts, often, to maintain hydration 24/7. 2. If […]

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Optomizing Vitamin and Mineral intake

Many of us are aware of the importance of having a balanced diet getting enough vitamins and minerals to maintain a healthy mind and body, but there maybe more to just eating the right food and taking the supplements when convenient. In previous articles on Neuben we have outlined what intake of each vitamin and […]

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Detox Foods And Diet To Rejuvenate Your Body

  Our bodies are bombarded by chemicals and toxins, they’re in the food we eat, water (and milk) we drink and the air that we breathe. Pesticides, antibiotics and hormones, artificial colors and preservatives, poisonous tap water and seafood with heavy metals. Plus GMO’s, chemicals from can linings and food packaging, second-hand smoke and air […]

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Heart Health –  Basic Tips For Reducing Your Risks

Don’t Be A Statistic Despite advances in modern medicine, heart disease is still the leading cause of death according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. It’s estimated that nearly half of these deaths were preventable. The World Health Organization goes so far as to claim that 80% of premature heart attacks and strokes […]

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The Importance of Vitamins In Your Diet

Vitamins are natural organic compounds vital for our normal growth and development, supporting metabolic processes and for general good health. Vitamins help to metabolize (breakdown and absorb) other nutrients to provide energy. Vitamins must be consumed as part of our daily diet as they cannot be synthesized by our bodies. Most vitamins are available from […]

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Minerals – Why You Need Them and How To Include Them In Your Diet

We often hear about vitamins, superfoods and antioxidants but rarely do we talk about minerals, which is unusual as they are vital to our health. Minerals are responsible for many of the chemical reactions in our bodies, for strong bones and teeth, for healthy blood, and healthy heart function. Macro and Trace Minerals Minerals fall […]

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Proteins: What they really do

As mentioned previously, a basic understanding of nutrition and macronutrients can help you make healthier choices in the grocery store and the kitchen. Food contains macronutrients which provide calories and energy and include fats, carbohydrates and proteins. A Closer Look at Proteins Protein is a part of every cell and tissue in your body and […]

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Fats: Do you know about em?

A basic understanding of nutrition and the foods you eat can help you make healthier choices in the grocery aisle, the kitchen and eventually your dinner plate. The foods you eat contain nutrients that fall into one of two categories: macronutrients and micronutrients. Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals in the foods that we eat, […]

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Carbohydrates: what are they?

The foods we eat daily contain three types of macronutrients: fats, proteins and carbohydrates. What are carbs? Carbohydrates fall into two distinct categories, simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Your body digests these carbohydrates and uses them as fuel for all of your basic body functions. Simple Carbohydrates are sugars that contain one or two sugar […]

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