Heat Exhaustion and Electrolytes

Saturday, June 29, 2013 4:40:38 PM America/Los_Angeles

heat exhaustionWhether it comes from soaring temperatures or intense exercise, dehydration is a very real problem and can lead to severe consequences. When exercising outdoors or being active in high temperature environments, protecting yourself from heat stroke and heat exhaustion are a necessity. Find out some of the best natural methods to protect yourself against heat exhaustion in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Nutritional and Biological Basics for The Budding or Blooming Athlete

Saturday, June 29, 2013 3:02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

fitnessIt is vitally important to replace what your body has lost during exercise,whether that is essential minerals and electrolytes, fluids, or energy from fatty acids and carbohydrates. Following the guidelines in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center will set you upon the right path to reaching your health and fitness goals.

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Preservatives, They Are Not Preserving Life

Friday, September 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Have you ever bought a bag of bread, and regretted not looking at the expiration date? You probably saw large green mold spores growing on the insides and outside of the slices, rendering it completely inedible, or maybe it had white powdery patches that simply looked unappetizing. How about turned milk? Browned apples? Do you eat bananas that have turned black? Most likely you do not, along with 99% of the food eating public. 

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Potassium, The Great Forgotten Mineral

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

In Middle School, the teachers would give us salt and potassium tablets after P.E. class in the summer along with plenty of water. They told us that our bodies lost both of these minerals in our sweat and that drinking water wasn’t enough. While this commonly understood fact about potassium is true, the actual role of potassium in the body is not commonly understood.

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