Special Diets

Guest Blog: Marcus Clarke – Vitamin B12 Infographic

Vitamin B12! About The Author – Marcus Clarke After gaining a Bachelors (Hons) in Psychology then progressing to a Masters in Health Psychology, he has since gained experience working in a Psychology department within the NHS.  Marcus Clarke is currently working in the health and social care sector for supporting adults and children with learning disabilities.… read more

Guest Blog: Jack Lima – Crohn’s Can’t Stop Me

Jack Lima avivopur.com Crohn's bodybuilder.

I have Crohn’s and I am a competitive bodybuilder. Two things one would think were mutually exclusive, but they are not. All you need is a plan and dedication! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 14 years old. Finally getting a diagnosis was both great, because I finally knew why I had… read more

7 Proven Reasons to Sleep 8 Hours a Night

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Staying Up Late Seemed So Cool When I was a little kid, staying up late was was something I always wanted to do. Adults did, so I figured that was when all the fun stuff happened. Saturday Night Live was on late at night, as well as other late night television my teenage friends seemed… read more

Key Nutrient Protein for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient Protein for Special Diets People sometimes dispute the amount of protein needed for health, but everyone agrees that at least some amount is necessary. Your muscles, skin, hair, nails, and organs are MADE of protein, and while your body can create protein if it has all the building blocks (called amino acids) it… read more

Key Nutrient Calcium for Special Diets

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Key Nutrient Calcium for Special Diets Calcium receives most of its media attention for its role in preventing osteoporosis. This disease weakens bones, making them brittle and often resulting in fractures of the spine, hip, or wrist. However, this essential mineral plays an important part in muscle health as well, including one of the most… read more

Key Nutrients for Special Diets

key nutrients for special diets

Essential Nutrients Are Not Optional If you follow a special diet of some sort you may be lacking in some key nutrients. If you follow the Standard American Diet, or the SAD diet, you are most certainly lacking some essential nutrients. Essential nutrients are those nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. If you don’t… read more

Guest Blog: Kirsten Berman – Gluten Free Gal

I ate pizza, drank beer, indulged in many a wheat item for most of my life and felt just fine… Until one day I didn’t.  That day turned into weeks and eventually into years, 7 years to be exact. I felt powerless to what was happening inside and outside of my body and I felt… read more

Guest Blog: Theresa Longo – Being Vegan

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Theresa Longo is an international model, actress, and fitness expert. She recently earned the honor of being crowned Miss Italia North America at Miss Italy of the World. When I met Theresa earlier this year we had an instant connection. We are thrilled that she enjoys our products and has written a blog about us… read more