Nutrition

Nutrition-related ideas and information


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Setting Your Macros

One of the most common questions we get on nutrition is, how much should I eat? I will aim to answer this bearing in mind that this is an incredibly simplified version of nutrition and that nutrition needs vary by person. But, this will be a great starting point for many. […]


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Eat to Perform?

“Eat to Perform.” That is honestly my least favorite slogan ever to hit the interwebs. The basis behind this statement is simple. Elite level athletes aren’t concerned with whether their six pack is showing. They’re concerned with putting out the greatest performance possible. Putting aside the fact, that most athletes […]


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“The Core 4” 3

The “Core 4” are the four supplements we all can benefit from adding to our diets. They are EPA/DHA (fish oil), V-D3, Zinc, and Magnesium.  Unless supplementing aggressively, everyone you know is deficient in each of these and everyone you know will get healthier  if they supplemented with each. I base […]


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Samantha Y. 11

In November, I enlisted in the United States Navy, set to leave on May 14th, 2013. I weighed 177 pounds. When I joined I was over my weight regulation for my height (160 pounds), but because my body fat was under 30% they let it slide. Christmas happened and before […]


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Nutrition Myths You Need to Stop Believing

To many people, the subject of good nutrition is a maze of conflicting advice.  Low carb vs. high carb, low fat vs. high fat, unsaturated fat vs. saturated fat, organic vs. conventional – the list goes on.  Even the experts can’t agree on much, which leads many people to simply […]


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Critical Points About Weight Loss Myths & Facts 3

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article reviewing myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity. Inspired by the need to help people comb through unsupported ideas about how to lose weight, the article discusses what the authors consider to be unproven beliefs about what makes us fat. The review […]


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What did you have for Breakfast? 2

What did you have for Breakfast? A poll conducted by ABC News found 31% of Americans have cold cereal for breakfast each morning. Many have toast, a bagel, a biscuit or other bread product.  40% obtained their breakfast meal from a fast food restaurant.  Of the 18-54 year olds polled, […]


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Your Environment’s Effects on Fat Storage

Cottage Cheese and Man-Boobs.  They are not only unsightly and unattractive, they are signs of much greater health issues and an obvious manifestation of estrogen dominance in the body.  Some of the main causes may not be what you think.  In the article below, by Melissa H. Hoff DDS, outlines […]