Kaire's Tips from March

in on April 16, 2014 . 0 Comments.

Carrots, pumpkins, sweet potatoes and squash all contain an antioxidant called beta-carotene. It is the yellow/orange pigment that gives them their rich colors. Our bodies convert beta-carotene into Vitamin A, which we need for healthy skin and mucus membranes, our immune system, and good eye health and vision. 

Researchers found that subjects who ingested 3 grams of an amino acid mixture before one hour of moderate-intensity exercise on a stationary bike burned the same amount of total calories but more fat than those taking a placebo drink.

Consult your doctor before trying a fat-burner if you have any pre-existing medical conditions such as asthma or high blood pressure, as fat-burners can exacerbate those conditions.

Is taking more of a good thing better? Some people might think that if a little is good, taking a lot is even better. But taking too much of some nutrients, even vitamins and minerals, can also cause problems. Depending on the supplement, your age, and the status of your health, taking more than 100% of the Daily Value (DV) may actually harm your health. Large amounts can also interfere with how your medicines work.



Tags: Healthy, Life, Health, March, Tips, Kaire Last update: April 15, 2014


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