The Essential Guide to Vitamins and Minerals – Part III (Magnesium and Calcium)

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This installment of the series starts the discussion on minerals with calcium and magnesium. While you have probably heard a lot about calcium from commercials promoting dairy products, magnesium doesn’t get discussed a lot – yet, it participates in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in your body. Find out what these two minerals are important for, what happens when you are deficient and how to ensure adequate intake.

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Calories and why counting them is not a good idea

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Counting calories remains the most popular method to lose weight – yet, millions of people following it do not realize that they are dead wrong in their assumptions. Yes, it is a concept that is easy to understand, track (and sell) – but real life cannot be simplified to a couple of easy equations. Here is why relying on this method is a bad idea and what to do instead.

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HELOC: get better investment returns and accelerated portfolio growth

It has been a while since we discussed money matters – so today we are going to quickly talk about home equity loans (HELOC) and how you can use them to maximize your returns. The readers of The Ultimate Alpha Project know that, alongside with maintaining exemplary health, physical strength and mental capacity, financial success is a major part of being an Alpha and kicking butt in all areas of life.  You also know that I consider real estate one of the very few investment vehicles that are worth your while.  Let’s see how HELOC loans fit into the bigger real estate investment picture. Life before HELOC Because banks do not lend 100% of the value in question, a typical […]

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