Whether in the gym or on the job, injuries are bound to occur. Even with taking precautions such as stretching and warming up be before a lift session or wearing sturdy shoes during a basketball game, sometimes injuries are inescapable. Regardless if it’s a sprained wrist from playing tennis or a ruptured Achilles tendon from doing sprints, a speedy recovery will be your main priority.
Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale – a cross between wheat and rye. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types of foods, even ones that would not be expected.
The gut microbiome is host to more than 1000 bacterial SPECIES that encode for more than 5 million genes. They perform many of the important functions of the gut, like aid in the digestion of foods, immune system development, vitamin synthesis, and ion absorption. When your microbiome becomes imbalanced it can result in overgrowths like candida, small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO), and other dysbiosis, which results in a host of health problems.
Friday at last! You might be just counting down the seconds until your work week is behind you and a couple days of decompression and release is in your near future. We all have our lazy weekends, but the key is to not have one EVERY weekend. If you’re one that has some trouble staying on track with your goals during the weekend, take a peek at some quick tips we put together that may help!
If a car or truck requires specialty fuel like premium or diesel, an owner wouldn’t fill it with regular gas. When thinking of the body as a special mode of transportation, the types of food put into it should become more important. Different types of food provide the body with the variety of nutrients and energy it needs to function.