Vitamin C Part 2: Ain’t no party like a Vitamin C party

Vitamin C Part 2: Ain’t no party like a Vitamin C party

So I bet you all are wondering “Fettuccine, why are you writing about this? Why Vitamin C? Why don’t you write about more exciting stuff like diseases, French bulldogs or on-fire pandas?” Well, imaginary conversation… I uh… If you haven’t read the first part, here it is! In this post, I’m going to go ahead and explain how this wonderful little vitamin works in our bodies. Vitamin C is a water-soluble essential vitamin that requires regular intake to avoid deficiency.  Also…

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Vitamin C Part 1: Vitamin Sea

Vitamin C Part 1: Vitamin Sea

Arrr, scurvy, the plague O me ship. But, AVAST ye scurvy dogs. Vitamin C!  It be the anti-scurvy vitamin. Aye, me hartys! Me life was spared, to continue pillagin ‘n plunderin.  Davy Jones locker be not havin’ this ol’ salty sea-dog. Aye, yarr, and a yo-ho. Ahem. Anyway, I wanted to do this entire article in pirate-speak, but I decided against it.  If people want me to do an entire article in pirate-speak, however, then I totally will. I spent…

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Caffeine Part 2: Adenosine and me.

Caffeine Part 2: Adenosine and me.

Welcome back to another exciting article by yours truly! If you haven’t read the first part of my caffeine series, you can view it here. In this part, I will cover how this magnificent miracle supplement works. First, let me explain the role of Adenosine.  “I don’t give a crap about that, tell me about caffeine!” you say. Shut up and read damnit. Alrighty, let’s do the thing! Adenosine is a type of molecule that has multiple roles in the body,…

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Is Caffeine as amazing as we think it is? An Introduction into the world that is Caffeine.

Is Caffeine as amazing as we think it is? An Introduction into the world that is Caffeine.

Ah, Caffeine.  The (legal) stimulant king. Caffeine is an extremely well-researched supplement with a lot of proven benefits. Because there is so much to it, I’m going to do a few parts. Thus begins the caffeine saga.  A story of epic proportions, on par with that of the Iliad, the Odyssey, or greater than dare I say it… Twilight LET’S BEGIN Caffeine is a potent stimulant that is ubiquitous throughout our society. A staggering 85% of United States Citizens use…

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Green Tea Extract, is it a miracle fat buster or complete garbage?

Green Tea Extract, is it a miracle fat buster or complete garbage?

When I began my research on green tea extract,  I expected to find the vast majority of research saying it’s crap.   But, as it appears, the research I have done shows promising results. I have been pleasantly surprised. Green tea extract is not a miracle fat loss pill that will cause you to lose 24.3 pounds in 10 minutes. However, some research supports it can aid in weight loss. Nothing extremely significant, and it also appears to highly depend…

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Part two of ZMA! So, is it a dud or not?

Part two of ZMA! So, is it a dud or not?

  How exciting!  The day has arrived for Part 2 of our ZMA series! If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, immediately leave this post and read it.  Do it. Otherwise, the majority of this post will make little sense. 🙂 You can view it, here! Okay, so, I’m assuming you have read Part 1 by now.  I’ll go ahead and do a mini recap. In Part 1 of ZMA, we spoke about zinc, magnesium, and B6, as well as…

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