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More on Skin Care and the Misinformation About Vitamin C

Vitamin C has mainly three effects on the body. It up-regulates different collagen genes, it’s an antioxidant, and it competes with glucose at the glut-4 receptor. However, sun exposure, vitamin A (animal: retinol), and vitamin K2 (animal: MK4) also up-regulates these collagen genes and many more, rendering vitamin C unnecessary for collagen production (skin, hair, nails, joints, etc.). So, you can only get scurvy if you lack these fat-soluble vitamins. If you get these …

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Healing tendon injuries with nutrition

Healing tendon injuries with nutrition Written by Joachim Bartoll, January 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18) Tendon injuries can be one of the worst hurdles for anyone who regularly participates in exercise or sports. They heal slowly and can seem to last forever, and the current therapies to treat them don’t seem to be very effective. While minor muscle injuries are more common than tendon injuries, such as strains or sprains, they often …

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