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Muscle Health Tag

The Complete Herbal Guide / Posts tagged "Muscle Health"
muscle soreness

Lactic Acid: Is This Why We Get Muscle Soreness?

We’ve heard different things about lactic acid. Many of them are not true. Some people say that lactic acid makes its appearance in your body when you work out, and that’s why you feel tenderness in your muscles a few days after an intense workout. Other think it’s some sort of pain and offer pieces of advice on how to get rid of it. In this article, we want to make things clear: which one of these myths is actually the truth? What is lactic acid? Before starting, it’s worth mentioning that the body, in theory, produces lactic acid, and while that happens, it detaches in lactate or a free hydrogen ion. The lactate and the lactic acid are used interchangeably, but it’s good to keep in mind...

osteoporosis

Milk Is NOT Good For Your Bones — This Is Why!

Do you ever crave a nice, cold glass of cow’s milk? Maybe when you are eating breakfast, indulging in a delicious dessert or when you grab a box of cereal from the cupboard? We’ve all heard about the supposed benefits of milk, especially for growing children — “it does a body good,” it builds strong bones” — and you probably had your fair share of milk growing up, at the firm advisement of your parents. The ‘Got Milk’ campaign, aimed at getting the consumer to drink more milk, launched in 1993 when milk sales were steadily dropping. We saw the popular milk mustache on athletes and celebrities, smiling and chugging away with the promise of strong bones and teeth. Milk is a must-have item on grocery...