A GUIDE TO B VITAMINS

A Guide to the B Vitamins   This family of vitamins is made up of eight separate B vitamins. Although they are usually recognized as a group, and often work together in the body, each separate B vitamin performs its own unique and important functions. To help better understand each of the B vitamins, I have broken them down individually to explain each one’s value. Thiamin, also known as vitamin B1, is needed to help produce cellular energy from…

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that is also a powerful antioxidant. It is involved in reducing inflammation by fighting against free radical damage in our bodies. Vitamin A plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision, neurological functions and healthy skin. It is also responsible for building strong bones and supporting immune function. Vitamin A is found in two forms, active Vitamin A and beta carotene. Active Vitamin A comes from animal-based foods and is referred to…

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D – sTreSS !!

8 weeks of Yoga Poses and Athletic Stretches  Program begins Wednesday Sept 7th @ 7pm $96 +tx Space is limited please: email us at livtraining@live.ca or call 905.688.7447 to reserve your space in class Escape from your everyday stresses and allow your body to open up and release. $15 +tx  Drop-in fee            

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Fariyas’ Honey Glazed Fajita Spiced Chicken

  This is a great quick recipe with no added oil. It can be done in the boiler or on the bbq. I sear the chicken in a frying pan before putting on the bbq to avoid it sticking to the grill. Fajita Seasoning: One TBSP each: combine  mexican or chipotle chili powder,  kosher salt,  smoked Spanish paprika,  granulated sugar,  onion powder,  garlic powder and  ground cumin (taken from http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/gluten-free-chicken-fajita-bubble-bake/) Large pack of chicken thighs (about 12 to 16)…

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Creatine

Creatine supplementation Creatine is catered mostly towards increasing the rate of muscle growth and power output with somewhat lesser but present benefits on skeletal muscle endurance. Basically, it lets you lift a bit more. Beyond this, creatine supplementation also appears to have neuroprotective properties and may act as a cognitive enhancer (for vegetarians) or antidepressant (currently only shown in females).. “love that term cognitive enhancer!! haha” How does it work? Creatine is involved in a system known as the…

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