COLLAGEN SUPPLEMENTATION

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, exactly type 1 collagen. We can find collagen in muscles, bones, tendons, skin, blood vessels and digestive system. The skin benefits from collagen are mainly related to skin strength, elasticity and ability to replace dead skin cells. For joins and tendons, collagen is what glues them…

SAY NO TO PRE NATALS MULTIVITAMINS

The quick way for your doctor to make sure he follows the protocol is to give you a multivitamin instead of advising for the right foods when nutrient deficiencies are detected OR when pregnancy is confirmed. Multivitamins are synthetic, hence can barely absorb: Ascorbic Acid added that depletes Copper Retinyl Palmitate/Beta Carotene is used instead…

DAILY COFFEE AND ADRENALS

Adrenal system produces hormones that regulate your metabolism, blood pressure, immune system, your body’s response to stress among other important functions. Drinking coffee on an empty stomach can have an impact on your adrenals as it usually spikes cortisol (stress hormone) hence it’s better if this doesn’t become an everyday habit. Long periods of cortisol…

TOP NUTRIENTS FOR MALE FERTILITY

Men fertility advice! I am bringing you today the Top Fertility Nutrients for Men planning to become a father! Yes, alcohol consumption and smoking are strictly forbidden especially in men of younger age looking to start a family. Zinc: is found to improve sperm quality, count, morphology and motility. A deficiency in zinc reduces testosterone…

TAKING MAGNESIUM WITH VITAMIN D

With the arrival of the stock of Vitamin D at @jotunheimnutrition we have received quite many questions regarding the supplementation with other vitamins/minerals. I am writing this post to make things easier for you and aid you understand your intakes. Just like any other vitamin and mineral, Vitamin D must firstly be converted so the body can…