Nervy Nerves

Nervy Nerves

Nutrition
The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, sensory organs, and all of the nerves that connect these organs with the rest of the body. Together, these organs are responsible for the control of the body and communication among its parts. The brain and spinal cord form the control center known as the central nervous system, where information is evaluated and decisions made. The sensory nerves and sense organs of the peripheral nervous system monitor conditions inside and outside of the body and send this information to the Central nervous system. Nerves in the Peripheral Nervous System carry signals from the control center to the muscles, glands, and organs to regulate their functions. In this article we are focusing on the Peripheral Nervous System. Specifically your Nerves. Nerves act…
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Five Things You May Not Know About Magnesium.

Five Things You May Not Know About Magnesium.

Nutrition
Magnesium balances important minerals such as calcium, sodium and potassium which affects the conduction of nerve impulses, muscle contraction, and heart rhythms. Magnesium is the second most abundant element inside our cells and it is crucial to more than 300 enzyme-driven biochemical reactions occurring in the body. It is considered an enzyme co-factors. Enzyme Cofactors are responsible for regulating the functions of enzymes in order to control the rate of reactions within the body. Magnesium is one of the most common co-factors in the body and is crucial for: • Cellular energy • Muscle relaxation • Hormones • Regulation of cholesterol production • Glucose breakdown Cellular energy Magnesium is a required ingredient of the energy-production process that occurs inside our cells. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a coenzyme that is responsible…
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Adrenal Health Week

Adrenal Health Week

Nutrition, Stress
Your adrenal health is super important just like any other part of your body. Adrenal health is important for: Weight loss Weight gain Muscle gains Sex hormone production Thyroid health Overall body health. There are several nutrients that you can take that will help with overall body health with added bonuses that his the adrenals. Our first product highlight is B-complex. Each of the B vitamins that make up vitamin B complex is essential in varying quantities throughout the adrenal hormone production, as well as in many other processes from mood to DNA synthesis to energy production. Most B-vitamins act as co-enzymes, which means that they help form enzymes to become catalysts in biochemical transformations throughout your body.  Also, the more stress we have, the more B vitamins our bodies…
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Get the Stress Out

Get the Stress Out

Nutrition, Stress
Stress in our daily lives literally sucks to deal with and we all deal with the stresses of daily life. Stress can have a significant impact on our physical health and mental health. It can effect our pain levels, our mood and even behaviors. Luckily we are here to help you in your journey of managing your stress levels holistically with an emphasis on nutrient intake. There are some nutrients that, with guidance, anyone can potentially utilize these to help them with their stress coping. Keep scrolling to find out which supplements we reviewed this week for Stress week. :)           First up Sam-e. This product is also known as S-Adenosyl methionine. SAM-e is a biological compound that exists naturally within the body and we can take…
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