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Healing Explored: Nurturing Your Recovery + Wellness
Muscle Science: How to Work with Your Body to Repair Muscles
Skeletal muscle is one of the most commonly injured tissues of both athletes and non-athletes alike.  Although it can be debilitating and limit our daily activities, there is much that we can do to help our bodies recover from these injuries.
Glutamine— Essential to Your Recovery
Glutamine (GLN) is one of twenty amino acids the human body uses for a variety of purposes. Unlike most amino acids, and other nutrients, glutamine’s importance in our diet fluctuates. Likewise, our nutritional goals should reflect this fluctuating need. Which is why glutamine has become a popular dietary supplement, so it can be added to a healthy diet when our bodies require more of it.
Protein and Arthritis
More studies are needed to understand how protein impacts joint health, and whether supplementation with specific types of amino acids can lead to improvements in arthritis symptoms. However, those with arthritis should focus on getting enough protein from a variety of sources.