Organic Calcium vs. Inorganic Calcium for Women

    The Importance of Organic Calcium vs. Inorganic Calcium: The Women’s Body’s Ability To Recognize and Utilize Calcium

    By: Mark J. Occhipinti, M.S., Ph.D., NDc.
    Chemistry defines organic as containing carbon or carbon-hydrogen or carbon-carbon bonds. Organic is also defined as a food produced without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, additives, anti-biotics, steroids, etc. An example of organic calcium is found in leafy green vegetables grown without pesticides

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    Guidelines for Exercise Training During Pregnancy

    By: Paul Sorace, MS
    AFPA Teaching Faculty
    Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners

    The guidelines and attitudes about exercise during pregnancy have changed considerably through the years. Previous guidelines allowed a woman to walk one mile a day, ideally broken up throughout the day. Then the 140 beats per minute (BPM)

    limit guideline was instituted. While our knowledge on this particular area of exercise physiology is still incomplete, we now know a lot more about the benefits and risks of exercising during pregnancy. As a result, much more specific guidelines have been established.

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