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Prep Your Protein Like A Pro

You want to know what bodybuilding really is? I’ll tell you in a single word: preparation. Having a strict regimen is part of the game. You develop a training split, structure your sets, and count your reps. Whether you’re a ...

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15 Best Foods for a Flat Belly

1 of 17 Eat your way to a flatter belly by Kathleen Mulpeter When you’re trying to slim down your stomach, core exercises and ab workouts go a long way—but what you eat also plays a huge role. In addition to drinking enough ...

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Whole-person perspective is needed to assess obesity, researchers suggest

Authors from the Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute recommend physicians use obesity staging models to recognize and manage weight-related health issues that may not be captured by traditional diagnosis criteria. The review article was published in the Journal of ...

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Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

You’ve been told since you were a kid how important it is to eat fruit. But is there such thing as too much? As a nutritionist, I’ve worked with clients on both ends of the fruit-eating spectrum: Some shunned fruit ...

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Intermittent Fasting Is All the Rage—But Is It Healthy?

When you hear the word “fasting,” you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling “hangry.” But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that ...

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The 3 R's Of Recovery Nutrition

Rebuild with Protein Why you need it: Regardless of the type of exercise you engage in, your muscles undergo some form of microtrauma on the cellular level. This is especially true with resistance training—and especially when you’re doing the types ...

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Vitamin nicotinamide riboside protects mice from diabetes complications

A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside (NR), can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a new study by researchers at the University ...

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6 Monster Shakes For XXL dudes

Gaining monster size doesn’t come easy; only a handful of people have the drive and literal hunger to make it happen. But you’re one of the select few who have made the necessary sacrifices to achieve those Hulk-like proportions. What ...

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Sugar substitutes may cut calories, but no health benefits for individuals with obesity

Artificial sweeteners help individuals with obesity to cut calories and lose weight but may have negative health effects, according to researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health. “Our study shows that individuals with obesity who consume artificial sweeteners, particularly aspartame, ...

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Ugly Food Is Hot: Why You Shouldn't Throw Out Imperfect Produce

When it comes to produce, most of us behave like Goldilocks: We want the peppers and peaches that look just right. That pickiness may contribute to the truckloads of food waste generated each year. But looks aren’t everything. Oddball fruit and ...

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