General Health

Anabolism: The Building of Your Body

Anabolism is a magical process that makes things bigger and more complex. It’s the foundation of growth and repair in all living organisms, from the smallest bacteria to the largest whales. In humans, it helps us build muscle, bone, and other tissues. Anabolism in Action Anabolism works by taking small,[…]

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The process of anabolism shown with molecules and adenosine triphosphate

Catabolism: The Breakdown Process

Catabolism is a metabolic process that breaks down large molecules, such as carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, into smaller molecules, releasing energy in the process. It is an essential part of metabolism, providing the energy that fuels all the body’s processes. What Causes It? Catabolism occurs in response to the body’s[…]

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The process of catabolism shown with molecules and adenosine triphosphate

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic floor issues are common, but they can be treated in different ways, one of which is pelvic floor exercises. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of pelvic floor issues, talk to your doctor. They can diagnose the problem and recommend the best treatment options. As we age,[…]

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woman performing a glute bridge to address pelvic floor issues

Benefits of Natural Peanut Butter

The benefits of natural peanut butter is why it is superior to every other type of peanut butter.  What is Natural Peanut Butter? Natural peanut butter contains one or at most two ingredients: dry roasted peanuts or dry roasted peanuts and salt. If there is any other ingredient, such as[…]

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Open jar of natural peanut butter surrounded by shelled peanuts

Plant-Based Protein Benefits

Meatless products are gaining a lot of attention in the news. But why? What are plant based protein benefits? The answers to this question fall into two categories – health and environment. What are the health benefits of plant based protein? Lower saturated fat than meat-based protein foods Lower risk[…]

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chickpeas, nuts, and vegetables are food sources that give you the advantages of plant-based protein

Menopause and Marijuana

Do menopause and marijuana go hand-in-hand? As women navigate the menopausal transition, many seek ways to alleviate the accompanying symptoms and improve their overall well-being. While there is growing interest in the potential benefits of cannabis use during menopause, its effects on athletic performance remain a subject of debate. Potential[…]

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Marijuana plants

Energy Gummies

Energy gummies can give you more than just an energy boost before your workout. They can be a mid-morning pick-me-up to keep you moving until lunchtime, or a great go-to when you feel that afternoon slump coming on. As a personal trainer and fitness nutrition coach, I know that my clients[…]

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Catalyst 4 Fitness Energy Chews