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Improving Mitochondrial Function to Increase Energy

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In order for cells to have enough energy to function properly, their power stations (mitochondria) must function properly. Dysfunctional mitochondria are associated with decreased energy and increased oxidative stress and inflammation that have been linked with many chronic diseases. Pinnaclife® EnergyBoost with Olivamine® includes various beneficial ingredients that can counteract oxidative stress and reduce inflammation associated with mitochondrial dysfunction. In many studies modeling various diseases, the potent olive polyphenols hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein have been shown to prevent or decrease mitochondrial dysfunction and promote proper mitochondrial functioning including mitochondrial biogenesis. In fact, the results from different studies suggest that decreasing mitochondrial...

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Are You "Paying" Enough to get out of Vitamin D Debt?

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Daily recommended intake of Vitamin D is based on miscalculations in the original research, contributing to an increase in deficiency and related health issues. Corrections to the calculations indicate the RDA of Vitamin D should be increased to avoid health consequences of inadequate daily intake and deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly common New Vitamin D research shows that the recommended daily value was miscalculated Corrected calculations suggest 100% daily value for Vitamin D should be 10x higher Vitamin D blood levels above 30 ng/mL are sufficient for osteoporosis but other benefits for immune health, cancer, heart disease and more...

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What’s in Your Energy Drink?

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Energy-boosting drinks are in high demand to help maintain busy lifestyles. But research shows increasing numbers of emergency room visits and even deaths associated with consumption of energy drinks, especially amongst adolescents. Do you know if your energy drink contains harmful ingredients? Are there safer options? Avoiding Harmful Ingredients in Energy Drinks and Finding Safer Energy-Boosting Products. Energy-boosting products are in high demand to help maintain busy lifestyles Some energy-boosting products have safety concerns including hospitalizations and in some cases death Children, adolescents, and young adults are at increased risk because of increased consumption of these products There are safe alternatives that...

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B Vitamins for Sleep and Energy

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People typically associate B Vitamins with energy because there are high amounts of B Vitamins found in energy drinks and workout supplements. But B Vitamins produce a different type of energy than stimulants like caffeine. Some B Vitamins also play essential roles in healthy sleep, mood, and calming down nerves.

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Surviving Stress

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High-stress situations cause a reaction in your body that allows you to quickly respond and recover to the situation. But prolonged stress creates a situation where your body is constantly in a heightened stress response that can cause oxidative stress, inflammation, and cellular dysfunction that decreases immunity. Your body has natural responses to stressful situations to help you survive the immediate threat Typically a stress response is short term and focused on short term survival at the expense of long-term consequences Prolonged periods of stress keeps your body in a constant state of short-term survival Prolonged stress left unchecked is...

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