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How better gut health can improve those muscle gains

Improving your gut health can have a positive impact on your ability to increase muscle mass. Many of us are becoming increasingly aware that our gut microbes play a crucial role in regulating our metabolism, immunity, mental health and other bodily functions. Negative changes in gut microbes have also been associated with obesity, liver disease, diabetes, cancer and neurological conditions that damage brain tissue, according to Medical News Today. But what about the fitness industry and gut health? The conventional attitude in the fitness industry is that we must follow a diet high in carbohydrates and protein in order to build muscle. There is a high emphasis on meal planning too, which is good, but also detrimental to our gut...

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October is the time to start taking your Vitamin D

From about late March/early April to the end of September, most people should be able to make all the vitamin D they need from sunlight… But between October and early March we do not make enough vitamin D from sunlight.

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Poor gut health could increase the severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Gut dysfunction and leaky gut, which is commonly associated with poor gut health, can cause Coronavirus to reach the digestive tract’s surface and internal organs, making the symptoms of the disease worse.

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