minerals

What Has More Iron Than Spinach?

April 22, 2019

Extreme fatigue, a rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and difficulty focusing sound like symptoms that would send most people running to their doctor’s office. But they [...]

Am I Getting Enough Calcium?

March 6, 2019

It’s important to keep your bones and muscles strong and healthy in order to be able to tackle runs of all distances and efforts. And while logging miles regularly and [...]

What Are Macros and How Do You Count Them?

February 5, 2019

At this point, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard someone in your run club, a work colleague, or even a friend talk about macros. Or maybe you read about the IIFYM [...]

Do Multivitamins Even Do Anything?

December 18, 2018

There was once a time when it seemed like every guy had a bottle of multivitamins stashed in his kitchen cupboard. Doctors and dietitians, after all, recommended the pills [...]

Are Vitamin D and Fish Oils Effective?

November 13, 2018

In recent years, many Americans have embraced vitamin D and fish oil pills, their enthusiasm fueled by a steady trickle of suggestive research studies linking higher levels [...]

Can Deficiencies Cause Weight Gain?

October 16, 2018

There is nothing quite as annoying as unintended weight gain, especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. As it turns out weight gain can actually be a [...]

When Is the Best Time to Take Vitamins?

September 13, 2018

The best time to take many vitamins and minerals is in the morning, with a meal. However, there are a few supplements that may help you sleep better when taken shortly [...]

Could You Have an Electrolyte Imbalance?

July 17, 2018

You may have heard about getting electrolytes from sports drinks. Well, electrolytes are actually minerals—sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, calcium, phosphate, [...]

What Can We Do About Iodine Deficiency?

July 10, 2018

When you think of iodine—the chemical element that helps your body produce thyroid hormones and regulate energy—you probably associate it with table salt. That’s [...]
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