Read up on the latest information and knowledge concerning overall health, Osteoporosis and general advice on living younger, for longer.
Being a couch potato is not our natural state which is why the body needs to be reminded every day to keep our muscles strong. It is the same for the brain – daily exercise stimulates the development of new brain tissue (BDNF).
For 50 years, Seratonin has been regarded as the brain’s primary ‘happy hormone’ or, to put it more accurately, neurotransmitter. In addition, treatment for depression has commonly been spearheaded by drugs like Prozac, which increase serotonin’s availability in the brain. This type of medication, known as SSRI drugs (which stands for selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors), works by preventing serotonin from leaving the synapses in the brain. The more serotonin, the better the mood.
We spend around a third of our lives sleeping and, despite extensive research, this habit remains one of life’s great mysteries. Science does not quite understand how we fall asleep, and we are only starting to learn about the vital activities that take place when we are sleeping. Sleep, it turns out, is essential for re-organising what we have learned and studied during the day. It is much more than that too.
Your body needs calcium to build and maintain strong bones and to carry out many important functions. According to the National Institute of Health in Maryland USA, almost all calcium in the body is stored in your bones and teeth, resulting in their structure and hardiness.
As one of the world’s top mountain bikers, Ariane Lüthi understands the importance of staying at her best. During a period of underperformance, she posted on her Facebook page that her doctor had recommended a top performance-enhancing treatment – SLEEP.
When you take in too much Calcium Carbonate or Calcium Citrate (minerals sourced from chalk, limestone, or marble), it can cause kidney stones to form. Kidney stones are solid masses that form in the kidneys when excess minerals and other substances in the urine form crystals.
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens your bones making them prone to breakages and fractures. While the exact cause of osteoporosis remains unknown it is understood that issues relating to your hormones, how your bones work, and how your body handles certain chemicals contribute to the onset of the disease.
We use a patented extraction technique, we call ultrafiltration, which gives a higher yield of absorbable calcium from whey. The percentage absorption of Calcium has been estimated to be 64.2% from Whey Mineral Concentrate without the addition of Probiotics. However when Probiotics are added, multiple benefits are seen with further enhanced absorption of Calcium.