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  • Slimstyles Supplements Discovering Slimstyles: A Unique Blend for Healthier Living Diet and exercise are essential to managing weight and keeping blood sugar in its target range. Certain targeted supplements like Slimstyles can also help. Slimstyles is a highly nutritious, low-calorie supplement and is an ideal complement to help maintain a perfect weight. Indeed, clinically studied SlimStyles reduces appetite, regulates blood sugar, lowers cholesterol, and promotes a feeling of fullness/satiety for hours. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/blood-sugar-support/slimstyles.html #SlimstylesSupplements [more]
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  • Stevia Extract Understanding How Stevia Contributes to Blood Sugar Management Stevia extract comes from an intensely sweet-tasting plant, Stevia rebaudiana, an herbal shrub native to South America that has long been used as a natural sweetener and sugar substitute. Stevia is ideal for those looking for help managing their blood sugar, anyone wanting to cut down on their sugar intake and/or reduce calories. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/blood-sugar-support/stevia.html #SteviaExtract [more]
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  • Vanadium Supplements The Role of Vanadium in Blood Sugar Regulation Vanadium is a micronutrient (or trace mineral) naturally found in mushrooms, shellfish, black pepper, parsley, dill, grains, and grain products. Vanadium plays a critical role in the metabolism of sugar for energy because it’s considered an “insulin mimicker." It gets this name because it can increase the effects of insulin, making it ideal for keeping glycemia in check. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/blood-sugar-support/vanadium.html #VanadiumSupplements [more]
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  • WellBetX Supplements How WellBetX Supports Healthy Blood Sugar Levels WellBetX is a line of combination supplements by Natural Factors that have been optimally formulated to support glycemia and aid diabetes management. WellBetX formulas feature a range of vitamins and minerals, including chromium and vanadium, plus key plant extracts and compounds which have been shown to promote healthy blood sugar metabolism. The WellBetX blends were developed to work synergistically to assist glucose metabolism, balance fluctuating blood sugar levels, promote satiety, and aid weight loss. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/blood-sugar-support/wellbetx.html #WellBetXsupplements [more]
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  • Cal-Mag Softgels Understanding CAL-MAG Softgels and Their Benefits Cal-Mag supplements can help support bone health, protect against osteoporosis, improve mood, boost immunity, enhance blood sugar control, and bolster sleep quality. Because of this, Cal-Mag supplements have long been one of the most widely used nutritional supplements worldwide. Unsurprisingly, Cal-Mag is offered in many potencies, forms, and formats. Some of the most common forms include tablets, capsules, liquids, powders, and even, more recently, soft chewable bites and gummies. Cal-Mag supplements are also offered in softgel form, offering distinct benefits. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/calcium-magnesium/cal-mag-softgels.html #calciummagnesiumsupplements [more]
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  • Chewable Cal-Mag Supplements Understanding the Benefits of Chewable Cal-Mag Chewable forms of vitamins and minerals, like tablets, wafers, and gummies are increasingly popular with consumers. And while it would be easy to discount them as a passing fad or lesser than, they, in fact, offer some interesting benefits and may even be ideal for some people. So, let’s look at whether they could be an option for you. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/calcium-magnesium/chewable-cal-mag.html #calciumsupplements [more]
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  • Liquid Cal-Mag Supplements Understanding Liquid Cal-Mag and Its Benefits Did you know that risk factors for osteoporosis include gender, race, age, and inadequate calcium intake? The populations at highest risk for osteoporosis include; Caucasian, Asian, postmenopausal women, and elderly women and men. A daily calcium-magnesium supplement helps reduce this risk. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/calcium-magnesium/liquid-cal-mag.html #calciumsupplements [more]
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  • Mag-Cal (Reverse Ratio) Understanding Mag-Cal and Its Unique Benefits Cal-Mag formulas – supplying a ratio of 2:1 of calcium to magnesium are among the most widely recommended supplements for women for bone health, but did you know that Mag-Cal supplements also exist and offer very distinct benefits? Mag-Cal, also often referred to as reverse ratio Cal-Mag, flips the ratios around and supplies twice as much magnesium as it does calcium, and as a result, offers different advantages to health and may even be the better option for some. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/calcium-magnesium/mag-cal-reverse-ratio.html #calciummagnesiumsupplements [more]
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  • Chocolate Bars Exploring The World of Natural Chocolate Bars The history of chocolate dates back to 600 b.c. Mesoamerica, where cacao cultivation, consumption, and cultural use were extensive. Nowadays, we enjoy chocolate in the form of chocolate bars for a tasty indulgence. Indeed, chocolate has long been valued, so much so that it was once used as currency. Flash forward to 1847 with the introduction of the first chocolate bar by British chocolatier J.S. Fry and Sons. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate/chocolate-bars.html #ChocolateBars [more]
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  • Cacao Powder What Is Cacao Powder? Your Guide to This Chocolate Superfood Cacao powder offers many benefits, but did you know that conventional cacao powder and chocolate are chemically processed and roasted, destroying a large percentage of their antioxidants and other essential nutrients? Chemical processing of cacao was initially developed to improve its flavour by reducing its bitterness, mellowing its taste, and darkening its colour. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate/cacao-powder.html #CacaoPowder [more]
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  • Cacao Paste Discovering Cacao Paste: Pure Chocolatey Goodness Chocolate comes from the fruit (or pods) of the Theobroma cacao plant (cacao tree), which is native to Central and South America. Each pod contains roughly 40 cacao beans, and it takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate. But what is cacao paste? Cacao paste (or liquor) is pure chocolate in liquid form. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate/cacao-paste.html #CacaoPaste [more]
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  • Cacao Nibs: Nutrient-Packed Superfood Snacks Learn About Cacao Nibs: A Superfood Delight Cacao Nibs (also frequently called cocoa nibs) have become increasingly popular among health-conscious individuals in recent years. But what actually are nibs, and how do you use them? They look similar to regular, run-of-the-mill chocolate chips, but are rather crushed, bite-sized pieces of cacao beans that have a bitter, chocolatey flavour. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate/cacao-nibs.html #Cacaonibs [more]
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  • Cacao Butter Discovering Cacao Butter: Nature's Vegan Delight Did you know that despite its name, cacao butter (also often called cocoa butter) is 100% vegan and contains absolutely no dairy products? Indeed, it (theobroma oil) comes from the cacao bean, a seed that grows on the Theobroma cacao L. plant, a member of the Sterculiaceae plant family. Making cacao butter entails roasting whole cacao beans, stripping them, and pressing them to separate the fat. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate/cacao-butter.html #CacaoButter [more]
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  • CHOCOLATE What Is Chocolate? Chocolate, everyone’s favourite decadent treat, is made from roasted and ground cacao seed kernels. Cacao is the Spanish word for "chcahuatl,” which is what the Aztecs called cacao beans. Though the Mayans and Aztecs are often credited with discovering chocolate, cacao dates back over 4,000 years to ancient Mesoamerica, present-day Mexico. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/chocolate.html #CHOCOLATE [more]
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  • Vitamin K: Essential for Bone Health Understanding Vitamin K: A Key Nutrient for Bone and Blood Health Vitamin K is probably one of the lesser-known vitamins, or more precisely, groups of vitamins since research has identified at least 12 forms. Danish scientists discovered Vitamin K rather haphazardly in 1929 as part of sterol metabolism experiments, and it was immediately associated with blood coagulation, hence its name "koagulation" in Danish. https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/bone-health/vitamin-k.html #VitaminKsupplements [more]

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