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The Truth About Protein Bars: Are They Good For You?

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com We sometimes need a “quick” high-quality protein snack or meal, and protein bars or snack bars seem like a healthy food alternative. There are so many protein bars to choose from, so how do you know which ones are truly healthy and which ones are not? One fact is that

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The Essentials of Bone Health

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com There are many essential nutrients to consider when trying to improve bone health.  Athletes have used creatine as an extra competitive edge for over two decades. But new research suggests creatine’s benefits reach far beyond athletic performance. Currently, this vital substrate for cellular energy is being investigated for its

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What Are Antioxidants? How Can I Test For the One’s I Need?

By: Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com What Are Antioxidants? And What Are Antioxidants Good For?  Anything that begins with “Anti” usually seems like it may end negatively. However, Antioxidants help prevent or stop cell damage caused by free radicals or oxidative stress. It would seem to be at our peak performance; all we need to

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10 Brain Healthy Foods to Supercharge Your Mind

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Brain Healthy Foods to Supercharge Your Mind! Eating these top 10 brain-healthy foods allows your body to assimilate the vital nutrients when you make them a part of a complete meal! Eat the rainbow; in the list below you, will see varying shades of leafy greens, blue, orange, and

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Omega 3: Why is Omega 3 So Essential to Our Health?

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Did you know that Omega 3 fatty acids are essential to your health and wellness? Omega 3 benefits many things but of particular importance is the value to our cell membrane wall. Think of a circle with a round wall around it (your cell membrane wall). It needs to

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MTHFR: Find Out if You Have The MTHFR Gene Mutation & What to Do.

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com MTHFR is the abbreviation for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. MTHFR has everything to do with genes, folate, folic acid, homocysteine, heart disease, and b vitamins. Many people are concerned, and they should be, about whether or not they have a the MFHFR gene mutation. MTHFR has to do with whether your

  • dark leafy greens

5 Ways to Eat More Dark Leafy Greens

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Do you need to eat more dark leafy greens? Here are some helpful ways to incorporate these excellent anti-inflammatory foods into your daily diet.  V-A-R-I-E-T-Y. The variety—not just the quantity of servings—of different colored fruit and vegetables eaten daily is associated with providing your body with the many vitamins and minerals

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Looking For the Best Multivitamin For Women?

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Is a Multivitamin a Good Idea? What is the Best Multivitamin For Women or Men?  Choosing a multivitamin supplement can be puzzling. It is also helpful to know if a multivitamin is a good idea or a waste of money. There will be conflicting messages abound in the marketplace, especially on

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Vitamins Like Vitamin D: What Do You Need and How Much?

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com What Vitamins Do You NEED to fuel your body for total efficiency? Vitamin D is my favorite vitamin. It is vital to good health to have good vitamin D levels. Everyone is different! Our bodies, our diet, our daily routine, the amount of exercise we get...it all plays a part,

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Vitamin Deficiency Test: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamins You Don’t Need

By Alane Stieglitz, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Here are some benefits of a vitamin deficiency test. I remember back in the 1990s. I had started working in a rather busy vitamin store. Saturdays customer traffic alone kept me working non – stop from 9-5. No breaks were allowed. I learned that people will buy the latest

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