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AMINO ACIDS - the foundation for all life on Earth. As the molecular building blocks of proteins, they’re necessary for many essential life functions. Despite the almost infinite number of variations possible, and the more than 500 classified amino acids, all organisms on Earth rely on the same 20 amino acids for life.


 Brochure: AMINO ACIDS



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  WORDSHOOT

ANTIOXIDANTS & FREE RADICALS - Free radicals are a fact of life. Every time your body uses oxygen to metabolize nutrients, you create these rogue molecules. Consequently, your body needs a constant supply of free radical scavengers (also known as antioxidants) to sweep them up.

Thankfully, nature provides a slew of antioxidants to balance things out. From turmeric’s curcumin to green tea and alpha lipoic acid to vitamin C, nutrients you can get through your diet to keep free radicals in check.

Audio - Free Radicals and Antioxidants




WORD SHOOT



COLUMN MATCH

BRAIN & COGNITIVE HEALTH - The human brain has a large energy “budget.” Although it represents only 2% of body weight, the brain accounts for about 20% of the calories you eat. The composition of those calories takes on new importance when you realize that one-fifth of everything that goes into your mouth will be used to feed your brain.  Discover the nutrients that can have a specific effect on how your brain functions.

Article:  Mental Tune-up (Part 1)
Article : Mental Tune-up (Part 2)



  FLASHCARDS



SCAVENGER HUNT

CAROTENOIDS - the specific shade of each fruit and vegetable be it red, orange, yellow, or green is determined by its carotenoids; natural pigments that possess strong antioxidant properties. Carotenoids do more than just provide color, they are also powerful phytonutrient antioxidants that are capable of quenching impressive amounts of oxidation.

Videos: CAROTENOIDS



PAC-MAN
 

COLUMN MATCH
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS? - Whether avoiding common food allergens like wheat and dairy, or following a vegetarian or another popular eating plan such as the Paleo Diet, customized nutrition isn’t always easy. It can be challenging when searching for food replacements to use in recipes and cooking.  The link to the chart below contains some suggestions to spark ideas on food replacements and substitutions when cooking for a food allergy or a dietary restriction.

Chart - SIP, SAVOR, SWAP  




HANGMAN



CARD MATCH

TO VEG OR NOT TO VEG? - It is estimated that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian and this number is rising. A few reasons for the growth in a vegetarian diet include health benefits, reducing chronic disease risk factors and environmental concerns. But how does a vegetarian diet compare when looking at the biochemistry?

Article:  The Great Debate: Omnivore vs. Vegetarian
 




POP QUIZ



SCAVENGER HUNT

ESSENTIAL OILS - Essential oils are pure reflections of the botanicals from which they are derived. Their production is an extremely complicated process with a multitude of variables, each of which has a significant impact on the quality of the final product. Because identity and purity are key attributes of any essential oil, testing for these attributes is the best way to ensure an oil’s quality. Discover the program that consists of four individual tests that NOW Solutions uses for identity and purity testing of their essential oils.

ESSENTIAL OILS & Purity Specifications Chart

ESSENTIAL OIL FRAGRANCES





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