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03
2017

Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the benefits. Here’s why you’re probably better off fueling up before you go for a run or crank out some super sets at the gym. Let’s say it’s time for your dai...

27
01
2017

A gentler approach to fat loss for success

In years past, many nutrition and weight-loss experts gave their patients rigid guidelines to follow. They often counseled eating less, switching to low-fat foods, carrying sliced celery in a plastic bag for snack time, and eating high-volume, modest-kilojoule foods like salads. This approach proved...

27
01
2017

The health food headache

You work out and eat right to feel your best, but some of your food choices might be sabotaging your efforts. “You are what you eat: that’s as true for migraines and headaches as it is for heart disease and strokes,” says Vincent Martin, M.D., President of the National Headache Foundation and profes...

20
01
2017

Five reasons to eat protein

We all know it’s important – but why should we eat protein? We did a little research and have put together five top reasons to enjoy this vital food group. #1 Protein is an essential part of fuelling brain cells, muscles, skin, hair and nails which are all protein-based body parts. When we con...

13
01
2017

Nail your nutrition goals!

Ditch old-school approaches for these modern—and way easier!—alternatives. Great nutrition intentions do not always lead to successful results. That’s pretty obvious by now. It’s why we read stories of reality weight loss contestants and celebrities gaining and losing weight all the time, and it’s w...