Curious About Collagen?by Barbara DeptaKey Takeaway: If you want: Physical stability Graceful movement Enhanced mobility Less fatigue, or Less stiffness and pain The common link is ...
Energy, beauty, and the M-wordby Barbara DeptaYou've probably noticed the link between how you eat and how you feel. But what about when you eat well enough for long enough: have you noticed h...
How to Keep Your Glutathione Up with Diet and Supplementsby Barbara DeptaGlutathione is the front line in our body’s defense system. Inactivity, insomnia, pollution, and even healthy aging are just a few pieces of normal...
How to Keep Your Glutathione Up with Exercise and Recoveryby Barbara Depta
Your master antioxidant, glutathione, is endogenous - meaning it’s not an antioxidant you take as a supplement, it’s one that your body makes (see more in our last post).
However, making sure you have enough isn’t just about eating the best building blocks of glutathione. Having enough glutathione is also about minimizing triggers for chronic inflammation and oxidative stress in the first place, and then giving your body a chance to manage its own antioxidant and anti-inflammatory responses.
The Chemistry of Movement!by Barbara Depta
Have you ever wondered how much body mechanics affect body chemistry and what it really means to your health?
Dr. David R. Seaman suggests that the best way to look at it is that when you think about the body itself, keep in mind our musculoskeletal tissues are made of chemistry – proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins, and minerals.
Therefore, we should stop thinking that body mechanics and our daily movement are distinct from body chemistry.
“When you're moving, the movement itself creates more chemistry so the whole thing is chemical from beginning to end and it doesn't change..."
Why should you pay attention to eating vegetables high in natural nitrates?by Barbara DeptaYou may have heard that beets are good for your nitric oxide production. I want to share with you many more vegetables, which can support the production of that powerful signaling molecule in your body. But first, let’s make sure you realize why you should be paying attention to the subject of natural nitrates and their contribution to generating nitric oxide in your body.