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The Role of Iron, Calcium and Folate in Bodybuilding Workout Part 3

Think Folate, Think Prevention Folate continues to move into the vanguard of disease prevention and nutrition, especially for women. “We know that increasing daily consumption of folic acid to at least 400 micrograms reduces the risk of neural-tube defects in … Continue reading

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The Role of Iron, Calcium and Folate in Bodybuilding Workout Part 2

Better Bones and Muscles Calcium definitely helps support your active lifestyle. But if you thought you needed it just for your bones, think again. It helps your muscles (including your heart) contract; it activates enzymes that affect valuable glycogen stores … Continue reading

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The Role of Iron, Calcium and Folate in Bodybuilding Workout Part 1

They’re three of the most important nutrients in a woman’s diet: iron, calcium and folate. Run low on any one of this triad and the first place it will show up is your workout. Active women in particular benefit from … Continue reading

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