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MCT Oil

Publicado por Jarrod Miller en

MCT Oil

MCT Oil, what is it? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglycerides AKA ‘Fats’. Other forms of fats fall under LCT (Long Chain Triglycerides) and SCT (Short Chain Triglycerides). MCT oil is commonly extracted from coconuts but it is obtainable from other sources. MCT oil sales and consumptions have been rapidly increasing in response to marketing strategies and rich claims which state remarkable benefits including weight loss, improvement in immunity, heart health, memory enhancement and cleanest form of fuel. In this week's article we will breakdown the truth on MCT oils and leave you to decide whether MCT oils are essential...

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Probiotics

Publicado por Jarrod Miller en

Probiotics

Probiotics are what we classify as a therapeutic good rather than a formulated sports food. Probiotics are a supplement that contains good bacteria for our gut health, they work by altering the fecal microbiota (community of bacteria). Probiotics have many positive associations but they also carry negative connotations which can result from a lack of knowledge of when or how to utilise them.  6 Ways Probiotics Can Help You: Dental Health Constipation Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS) Womens overall health  Child Eczema  Mood/Depression Probiotics contain 3 components: genus, species, strain. It is very similar to a person with a first, middle...

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Greens

Publicado por Domi Pinalli en

Greens

The average Australian adult doesn’t consume enough fruit and vegetables, in fact according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare only 7% of Australian adults eat the recommended 5 serves of vegetables each day. We’ve touched on macro and micro nutrients in past blogs and today we’ll take a deeper look at the micronutrient side of things and how greens powder helps support necessary wellbeing functions. Micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, etc.) are nutrients humans require for proper health and function. However it is becoming increasingly difficult to get enough of these vital nutrients through diet alone due to less...

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Vitamin B

Publicado por Jarrod Miller en

Vitamin B

  Vitamin B would have to be one of the most complex and interesting Vitamins available. Vitamin B as a whole holds seven different compounds such as; Vitamin B1: Thiamin, B2: Riboflavin, B3: Niacin, B5: Pantothenic Acid B6: Pyridoxal or either of its 6 compounds, B7: Biotin and B12: Cobalamin. Each compound of B vitamin serves a different purpose and interacts with our cell membranes in order to intiate specific chemical responses.  Vitamin B1 Thiamin is a water-soluble substance that occurs in free or phosphorylated forms in most plant and animal tissue. It plays an essential role in the supply...

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Pump Formula

Publicado por Jarrod Miller en

Pump Formula

What is a Pump Formula? A pump formula is a dietary supplement or soon to be labelled ‘Formulated Sports Food’ which contains active ingredients that are set to provide positive effects in our overall performance. A pump formula is typically a non stimulant (no caffeine) product which its active ingredients focus on performance, muscle hydration and fullness. How do Pump Formulas Work?  A pump formula is designed to increase the rate of oxygenated blood flow into the predominate muscles in which stimulus stress is applied, also known as ‘Vasodilation’. Vasodilation in anatomical term is the widening of our blood vessels...

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