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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, vitamin D3, 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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Athletes and Vitamin D3 deficiency

Athletes and Vitamin D3 deficiency By Joachim Bartoll, August 2015, for Classic Muscle Newsletter, issue 12 As some of you may know, I developed a vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 combined supplement for Body Science (MM Sports) back in 2012/2013. I came up with this formula because a high intake of vitamin D3 will increase the concentration of calcium in your blood stream. This happens because your body will up-regulate the synthesis and repair …

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