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Month: November 2016

Low Energy? Detect Thyroid Related Fatigue

Energy is the backbone of life. All systems in your body need energy to function properly. How you produce and distribute energy is complex; thyroid hormone function has a major impact on all of your energy systems. However, not all fatigue or tiredness is due to thyroid malfunction. How do you tell the difference?

Thyroid hormone governs the basal metabolic rate, which is like the idling speed of a car engine. Even when you are sitting in a chair or sleeping your 100 trillion cells …

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Key insight about mitochondrial replacement therapy

Mitochondrial donors should be carefully selected to avoid transmission of harmful mutations, outlines a new report. Mitochondrial replacement therapy offers hope for women genetically predisposed to pass on mutant mitochondria, the tiny powerhouses inside nearly every cell of the body. Mitochondrial DNA is passed only from mothers to their children. Mutations can cause a range of potentially fatal disorders affecting organs with high-energy demands such as the heart, muscle and brain….

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Black forest protein smoothie

 

Get your protein fix with this delicious smoothie – we swear it tastes just like a liquid cherry chocolate bar! 

Ingredients

2 scoops chocolate protein powder
½ cup fresh or frozen cherries, pitted
½ frozen, ripe banana
1 heaped tbsp Well Naturally Rich Dark Chocolate, roughly chopped
¾ cup coconut or almond milk 
4 ice cubes
1 tsp Natvia, or 1–2 drops of liquid Stevia (to taste)
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