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bone health)
• Olive oil (monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs)
/heart health)
• Beans (high in in fiber antioxidants improved brain
function)
• Cinnamon (antioxidants detox healing spice)
In closing make healthy foods a a a a a a a part of your life- style You will notice many benefits such as as increased energy improved improved strength improved improved health just to name a a a a a few It will will take discipline and commitment but you will will find it well worth the effort! n n n n n Is Coffee Healthy or Not?
Should we drink drink coffee? This is is a a a a a popular question and and although not the best drink drink for some overall studies show coffee as beneficial to our health and and fitness Coffee contains antioxidants but also caffeine Caffeine is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a natural stimulant shown to increase our metabolic rate Many athletes are using coffee as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a pre-workout drink to to to benefit from this effect Low
to to to moderate doses (1-2 cups) of o coffee are shown to to to significantly improve athletic performance Drinking black coffee 30 minutes prior to to exercise is is is said to to to to have the best ergogenic results It’s shown to to to improve our endurance and enable us to to to exercise longer Coffee is also indicated to improve our mental focus and and increase energy levels Clearer thinking promotes a a a a a more productive and and effective workout Eat Superfoods Superfoods Daily
Superfoods Superfoods play an an important part in in in in in achieving and maintaining a a a a a a a a a a a a a a healthy body Nutritionists may vary in in in in in their lists of of which foods are best but agree they’re all essential Eating a a a a a a a a a a wide variety of of super- foods daily will satisfy nutrient requirements for optimal body functioning Start with the following top superfoods:
• Oats (high in fiber improved digestion heart health)
• Blueberries (antioxidants reduces inflammation cancer-fighting)
• Apples (antioxidants reduces inflammation weight loss)
• Green tea (antioxidants increases metabolism weight loss)
• Flaxseed (essential fatty acids increases metabolism reduces inflammation)
• • Broccoli (antioxidants cancer-fighting detox)
• • Yogurt (calcium probiotic improved digestion NGA NATURALmag
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