July 2015

Poliquin Probiotics

Poliquin Probiotics Probiotics are living organisms that are good for our health and are often found in the digestive system. They are referred to as "good" bacteria when they are given in proper amounts and provide positive health benefits to the host. Probiotics are part of Poliquin's foundational five supplement stack because many individuals have gut [...]

Poliquin Magnesium

Magnesium Approximately 75% of North Americans aren’t getting enough magnesium in their daily diets. One of the reasons for this is because nearly half of Americans drink soda on a daily basis. These dark carbonated sodas contain phosphates that bind to magnesium in the body making it unavailable for absorption. Alcohol increases the excretion of magnesium by the kidneys. Contraceptives and [...]

Poliquin Vitamin D

Vitamin D Vitamin D is produced by the skin through the absorption of the suns UVB rays. In Winnipeg, from October to April, due to the sun's distance from the earth, Vitamin D synthesis basically stops. During the summer months, sunscreen as low as SPF 8 slows Vitamin D synthesis by 95%, therefore greatly inhibiting [...]

Poliquin Multivitamins

Poliquin Multivitamins Living an active lifestyle has many positive benefits to ones health, however, exercise itself leads to increased oxidative stress in the body. This stress results in a greater demand for the intake of vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals are necessary for every day function as they play a major role in the [...]

Poliquin Fish Oils

Poliquin Fish Oils Charles Poliquin recommends five foundational supplements: Fish Oil, a Multivitamin, Vitamin D, Magnesium and Probiotics. These supplements promote overall health and optimal sport performance. Fish Oils The recommended dietary intake of fish is at least two servings of 3.5oz per week. Less than 20% of North American’s eat this required amount per [...]

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