Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Full-Fat Dairy Not Related to Heart Disease


For 50 years, people have believed that dairy fat is bad. This is largely due to a government-backed set of nutritional guidelines from 1977. Diet rules are changing these days, though.

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Monday, 18 September 2017

Vinegar Can Help Stabilize Blood Insulin After Eating


Diets high in carbohydrates which are not paired with regular exercise may be a significant factor in the obesity epidemic. Neutralizing blood sugar and insulin spikes might help out.

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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Proper Iron Levels Important for Heart Health


Low levels of iron in the blood is associated with anemia and a handful of other serious health disorders, but what about high levels of iron? Unfortunately, too much of a good thing is bad.

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Saturday, 16 September 2017

How to Get More Nitrates


Nitrates increase nitric oxide secretion, which is a component for effectual blood flow within the body. Increased nitrate intake is linked to improved running speed and efficiency.

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Friday, 15 September 2017

We Aren’t Kidding: You Need Carbs


Protein’s importance has been stressed lately, but athletes need to remember to maintain a healthy, well-balanced diet which meets all of their nutritional needs throughout the year.

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Thursday, 14 September 2017

Beets to Beat Out Competition


Beets are proving themselves to be incredibly nutritious! Not only are they good for the inner lining of your blood vessels, but studies show they can actually benefit your brain as well.

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Low-Carb, High-Fat, Bad Liver


Fatty liver disease is a serious, deadly condition which causes inflammation within the liver and extensive scarring. High-protein, high-fat diets low in carbs promote this disease.

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