A critical writing piece: is Vitamin D more important than we thought?

What is Vitamin D? Vitamins are required from our diet because our body cannot actually make them. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, requiring the presence of fat to dissolve. If using supplementations, excess amounts can be toxic as fat-soluble vitamins store within the body until they’re used (Higdon, 2000; Blahd, 2015). There are two … More A critical writing piece: is Vitamin D more important than we thought?

Life after comp – confession: I have never dieted out

Ok this post may seem somewhat controversial. Everyone tells you how important it is to diet out. And I actually agree with them, the only thing is I haven’t yet succeeded in dieting out. I have competed in 3 comps, and should have dieted out twice by now. I will tell you this, it is … More Life after comp – confession: I have never dieted out

Mineral 101: Manganese

Manganese is a trace mineral that naturally occurs in body in small amounts. It helps to form strong bones by increasing mineral density, as well as connective tissues. It also helps to regulate sex hormones, blood sugar, calcium absorption, thyroid health, and to coagulate blood properly. It is a co-enzyme that helps metabolise fats and … More Mineral 101: Manganese