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L-Arginine: the Workhorse Nutrient You Didn’t Know You Needed

Support metabolism and cardiovascular health: Arginine, a known supporter of metabolism and cardiovascular health, has long been categorized as a “non-essential” amino acid because the body can make it. The caveat to that fact though is that production is limited, and arginine becomes “conditionally essential” as a limiting substrate under stress conditions [1]. One such…

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Benefits of Supplementing with Calcium and Magnesium

Cal/Mag for Body/Mind Calcium and magnesium are often seen paired together in nutritional supplements, as these two nutrients are not only synergistic in their functions but also both essential and commonly lacking in the typical modern diet. It has been estimated that nearly half of the adults in the US are magnesium deficient [1], and…

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N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine for Hormone Support:

NAC is an amino acid supplement that may support increased fertility in a variety of ways. The acronym PCOS (sometimes pronounced “peek-ohs”) stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. It’s a fairly common hormonal disorder, which occurs in about 10% of women at some point between menarche and menopause, during the reproductive years [1]. Unfortunately for some,…

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Is there nutritional support for menopausal brain fog?

What can I do to support my cognitive health after menopause? Menopause is an important transitional time in the life of women. Few women have a wholly smooth transition. In some women, the symptoms experienced are mostly physical and may include hot flashes, weight gain, and heavy or irregular periods. In addition, women may suffer…

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How about Broccoli Beef?

Designing Your Diet to Best Nourish Your Post-Menopausal Self As mature women, our nutritional needs vary slightly from those of our children or male family members. These differences are exaggerated at the point of menopause. We start to notice our caloric needs drop as our metabolism slows, but the types and amounts of vitamins, minerals,…

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Do my nutritional needs change after menopause?

FemOne SilverTM and Your Changing Nutritional Needs Post-Menopause No matter your age when perimenopause approaches or menopause begins, this change in a woman’s life, dictated by hormones, is also a sign that your nutritional needs are changing too. Due to those hormonal changes, your body will start to process some nutrients differently. You will start…

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What is a Restorative Cleanse family-friendly meal?

Thai Cashew Chicken Zoodles “Zoodles”, or zucchini noodles, are a delicious way to satisfy your spaghetti or noodle craving while maintaining a grain free diet. To make them, you’ll need a spiralizer, but they come in many forms, from tight budget to zoodle-level: expert. Zoodles are easy to make, cook quickly, and have a mild…

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Increasing Age and Declining Vision

Protecting Your Eyes with Key Ocular Nutrients It is no secret that vision tends to decline as we age. While much of this vision loss is par-for-the-course in the physical process of aging that all of our bodies undergo, there are several scientifically-backed nutritional changes that can be made to support the longevity of our…

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How do I take care of my microbiome?

Metabolic Maintenance is now offering a Restorative Cleanse to help kickstart Spring with a boost for your body! How about welcoming the warmth with some rest and recovery for your vital organs, support for your body’s natural detoxification system, and optimization of your digestive system? The Restorative Cleanse Kit combines three optimally nourishing nutritional products,…

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