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Nutrigenomics: Vitamin B6

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Vitamin B6 plays many roles in your overall health. Your body uses vitamin B6 to metabolize amino acids. One group of these amino acids, neurotransmitters, can directly influence how well your nervous system functions.

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Nutrigenomics: Vitamin B3

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Dec 05, 2018

Your body uses vitamin B3 (also called niacin) to unlock the energy stored in carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. This can have a direct impact on the amount of energy you have during exercise and daily life. Vitamin B3 can also impact your body’s cholesterol levels.

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Nutrigenomics: Vitamin A

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Nov 29, 2018

Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient required to maintain eye, bone, and skin health. Vitamin A also plays an important role in wound healing, immune system health, and red blood cell development.

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Insulin resistance and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Nov 14, 2018

Insulin has gotten a bad rap over the past few years and has been cast as an evil hormone, when in fact it doesn’t deserve the treatment it has received. We'll explain why but first, what is insulin?

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Hydration, salt levels, and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Salt is an important part of your daily diet. But you need to be mindful about the amount of salt that you consume in order to reduce your chances of consuming too much. The recommended salt intake for an adult is 1500 mg/day. Training athletes may require levels as high as 3200 mg/day to replace the salt lost in their sweat.

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