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Macronutrients Crucial Body Power

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Macronutrients are crucial nutrients for your body to absorb. They are used for the storage of fats, energy for your muscles, helps children to develop properly, balances out your fluids, immune system, hormones, and used to form RNA, DNA, and ATP. 3 Essential Macronutrients Your body utilizes three essential macronutrients in large amounts - fat, proteins, and carbohydrates - for your body to function properly by using their amino acids, and fatty acids, and to provide the body with energy (Streit).  Fat Fats store fat soluble vitamins and nutrients inside the liver and fatty tissues and contain essential fatty acids such as cholesterol, and triglycerides, to help keep your body warm and protect organs (Dutchen). Triglycerides are packaged into chylomicrons for transport through the bloodstream, activating lipoprotein lipase once they reach fat and muscle tissues, which means they break them down to be absorbed by muscles for energy and fat for storage (Biointeractive). The heart,

Lipo 6 Fat Burner Side Effects

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Lipo 6 Fat Burner Side Effects Lipo 6 has 6 ingredients with proven side effects. 9 of the ingredients are 100% natural and may have allergic reactions, but do not have any side effects due to unnatural elements. Glycerin, hypromellose, purified water, fd&c blue 1, fd&c red 40, fd&c yellow 6, are 6 ingredients with proven serious side effects. Glycerin can be made synthetically or extracted naturally, tastes sweet, used in soaps and skincare products and has side effects of burning, itching, redness and skin irritation (Price). It does not mention if the ingredient is the synthetic or natural version since the other ingredients in Lipo 6 are both natural and synthetic. The natural version has side effects of itching, burning, redness, and skin irritation. According to the Mayo Clinic, natural glycerin has 7 side effects (Mayo Clinic): Confusion Irregular Heartbeat Headache Nausea Vomiting Diarrea Dizziness Dryness of Mouth or Increased Thirst Definitely a credible source

Korean Red Ginseng Boosts White Blood Cells

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Strengthen Your Immune System Response Korean red ginseng (KRG) has many proven medicinal benefits. A natural plant from the panax ginseng family. KRG will improve your health by preventing illnesses, diseases, and fighting them off.  KRG provides strength to your immune system naturally because a study was conducted where it boosted T cells, B cells, and white blood cells significantly ( Hyun) .  T cells (T Lymphocyte) are very important for the immune system because they form the attack on foreign antigens by secreting cytokines that produce antibodies called plasma cells neutralizing or destroying the antigen, such as cancer cells, in your body ( The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica) . B cells produce antibodies but are different than T cells because they don't actually kill the antigens in your body, they attack them from the outside of their cell in order to neutralize them ( kazilek).  White Blood Cells (WBC) are made up of T cells and B cells called lymphocytes along with

Raw Food Diet Disadvantages

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The Disadvantages of The Raw Food Diet Raw food diets have disadvantages along with advantages. Whether one outweighs the other is debatable. It is very hard to debate facts and that is my intent with this post focused mostly on the negative effects of the diet.  A raw food diet has nutritional deficiencies like lack of B-12, low HDL cholesterol numbers, not enough nutrients like calcium or vitamin D to support good bone health, and low body weight due to lack of calories inside the diet ( Livestrong) . Iron and iodine are two nutrients lacking with this plan as well (Cleveland Clinic).  The diet weakens muscles due to lack of protein, almost 100% of the people experienced tooth erosion in one study, and another study found it to increase infertility in women with about 70% experiencing disruption with their menstrual cycle and a third developing amenorrhea (Petre).  The diet is restrictive, time consuming and puts people at a higher risk for food poisoning because of the raw uncooked