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Nutrition


Why Red Meat Won’t Kill You

Despite being one of the most nutritious foods, red meat is arguably the most controversial food in the history of humankind. Even though human beings have been eating red meat throughout their evolution, most people believe that it can potentially cause serious health issues. In fact, recent media publications are often filled with headlines such …

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Dangers of Going Gluten-Free

Ever heard about gluten through popular media channels like the TV, the internet, on social media and in magazines and newspapers? Well, you’re not alone. Gluten is the target of many health experts in both the food and medical industry. It’s the new scapegoat in the allergy and diet landscape. This food ingredient is demonized …

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Dietary Prebiotics

Stress and lack of sleep have been pressing health issues for many people all over the world, but a new research has found the solution to these problems in the lesser-known prebiotics. According to a new research by Boulder’s University of Colorado released on 25th February, 2017, prebiotics or gut-health promoters that are food for …

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Dietary Carbohydrates, Triglycerides and Your Blood Cholesterol Levels

High blood cholesterol levels can be detrimental to the proper functioning of the heart regardless of age as it puts you at risk of cardiovascular diseases and unprecedented blood clots in the vessels. High triglyceride levels are a result of high intake of refined carbohydrates and simple sugars (diets made from fructose or sucrose) and …

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Truths About Food and Health Issues

Everyday we’re bombarded with bits and pieces of information regarding food. You get to see them on TV, hear about them on the radio and read about them on the internet. But is X food really good for curing or healing X health problems? Which is the truth? It seems that the old ways are …

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Your post-training activities play a key role in deciding the extent of your training progress. Hard training promotes muscle growth but it has to be supported by the right combination of nutrients. Immediately after a strenuous workout, the muscle cells tend to enhance the protein synthesis process in order to make new proteins for muscle …

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There seems to be great debate over whether fruits should make up part of our diets, and if so how much due to the presence of fructose in them. Let’s review some basics and some more information you may not have known about fructose, so that you can make a wise decision. What is Fructose? …

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global benefits of vegetarianism

With many challenging the sustainability of importing so much food from far away, we are beginning to ask if switching to a vegetarian diet to cut emissions, due to high meat demands, is sustainable as one might think. The influence of the global trade of food on local diets and ethnic choices has exploded over …

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5 Fakest Health Food Claims

Don’t get tricked by food manufacturers! It’s time you found out about the truth. Love Handles In a Box Did you know? The unhealthiest foods usually have the most health claims on its label. How ironic. Think about your breakfast cereal and the satisfaction of eating a very nutritious meal that’s: -Low in Fat -High …

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How to stick to your diet

Whether you are trying to lose or maintain your current weight or you simply want to following healthy eating habits, sticking to your diet at the beginning of the year will play a huge role in determining your success. Changing your diet is easy, however, sticking by the new changes the whole year is usually …

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