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Bleeding in the Digestive Tract - What to do

Bleeding in the Digestive Tract – what to do

This is not a particularly pleasant topic but it happened to me and it can happen to others. I hope this article can help someone. There was blood in the stools and this continued for a few days. I consulted my G.P. who did a prostate exam and I was then sent for blood tests …

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Beverages that Improve your Brain

Beverages that Improve your Brain

Benefits and Risks of Two-a-Day Training for Cyclists

“For a long time, the concepts of ‘time-crunched athletes’ and ‘two-a-day’ training sessions seemed completely contradictory…” read on… By Chris Carmichael,Founder & Head Coach of CTS For a long time, the concepts of ‘time-crunched athletes’ and ‘two-a-day’ training sessions seemed completely contradictory. Over the past two years, however, I’ve seen an increase in the number …

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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8 Tidbits To Get Much More Results From Training

8 Tidbits To Get Much More Results From Training

James Ruckert 1) Expand your horizons and seek out those better than you.  It’s so easy to enjoy being a big fish in a small pond. The only reason we hate jumping into a larger pond and being smaller is our old foe, the ego. I never see competition as a bad thing, if anything it’s …

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Train Smarter to Improve your Performance

While mileage might make champions, is this the best training model for success? Sarah Moseley, British Rowing Sport Scientist (physiology), explores the options Mileage makes champions is a common phrase used amongst coaches and scientists. Originally said by Steve Fairbairn, founder of the Head of the River Race, the influential coach was a strong believer …

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Signs you're not getting enough Protein

1/11 How Much Do You Need? You should get a minimum of 10% of your daily calories from protein. (For a target of grams, multiply your weight in pounds by 0.36.) And you want it from a variety of sources throughout the day: A tub of low-fat Greek yogurt for breakfast has about 20 grams; …

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Tips for Day-to-Day Diarrhea Relief

1/17 Start Your Day With Probiotics These good bacteria help rebalance the flora in your digestive tract. They’re the “live cultures” in fermented foods like yogurt and kefir, good choices even for many people with lactose intolerance. (Probiotics also come in supplement form if all dairy is off-limits.) Thick Greek-style yogurt will give you double …

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The Buzz About Honey

Honey is made mostly of water and sugar If you don’t count the water, it’s 95% to 99% sugar. It’s mostly fructose and glucose, but it also has some probiotic sugars that can help you maintain a healthy mix of bacteria in your gut. And most kinds of honey have vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that …

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A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet?

Are You Getting What You Need? Tired, dry skin, or fighting a cold again? If you feel like something is a little off, you may lack some key vitamins or minerals. They help your cells and organs work the way they should and boost your immune system, among other things. Usually, the best way to …

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