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Vitamin C and Exercise

Conversion of Fat into Fuel: Fuel (i.e. energy) is the driving force of any engine including the one in the human body. Without energy, one cannot reach its optimal level while undertaking exercise. Vitamin C is needed in making of the substance called carnitine – which helps in the conversion of fat into energy. Healing of Wound: During exercise, injuries are inevitable. Vitamin C aids in wound healing by helping in the synthesis of collagen. Collagen is a protein that forms connective tissues and also keeps the skin looking afresh. These tissues, which act as glue, help to maintain the structure of the skin, blood vessels, intestines, ligaments, cartilages and other parts of the body. Collagen is also necessary for replacing dead skin cells. The enzyme needed for the synthesis of collagen cannot function without Vitamin C.
Free Flow of Oxygenated Blood in the Body: The cells in one’s body need oxygen to support one while exercising. Exercises and their impacts are more effective if th…

Importance of Vitamin C to the Immune System

Do you know that your body uses “Vitamins C for healing?” Also Do you know that “not taking Vitamin C can be deadly?”

Maintaining Sugar Free Diets

WHAT IS A SUGAR FREE DIET? Sugar free diet is any healthy diet that contains no ADDED sugar or a substance that its end product is sugar (that is, glucose).However since the body requires glucose to perform its normal functions, it is necessary but should be consumed in limited quantities. Some fruits that have high sugar content like pineapples should also be avoided.
WHY SUGAR FREE DIET? Sugar is one of the most addictive substances on the planet and that addiction kills more people than tobacco every year. A lot of the foods we eat today are stuffed with "hidden" sugar, not just in fizzy drinks and doughnuts, but sauces, cereals, fruit juices and other processed foods. A Sugar free diet is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy and a good lifestyle. 
WHAT IS SUGAR? Sugar is a natural ingredient that has been part of our diet for thousands of years. Sugars are carbohydrates that provide energy for the body. The most common sugar in the body is glucose which your brain, major…