Connective Tissue Diseases and the Heart Disease Connection

Connective tissue is the most abundant type of tissue in our body. The shape and form of the body, including its organs, muscles, bones, and cartilage, are determined by the properties of connective tissue. Skin, blood, blood vessels, adipose tissue (fat cells), tendons, ligaments, and teeth are various examples of connective tissue.

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Micronutrients Support Blood Sugar Metabolism

According to a recent study published in The Lancet medical journal, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased fourfold in the past 35 years. There were 108 million people diagnosed with diabetes in 1980 and 422 million in 2014.

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The Importance of Micronutrients for Athletic Performance

Athletes focus on increasing stamina, reducing muscle fatigue and injuries, and maximizing performance. While they recognize the role of macronutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and other healthy food components, the importance of micronutrients is often neglected.

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