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Spirulina: A Special Superfood

by Lori Sciame May 11th, 2018 | Diet
There is a superfood that you need to learn more about if you haven't heard of it yet.  Spirulina, a blue green algae present in both fresh and salt water, has been named one of the best diet additives.  It is full of vitamins and protein, plus some believe that the substance is beneficial in ridding the body of radiation. If the thought of eating algae doesn't appeal to you, however, no problem. Spirulina comes in tablets and capsules for easy consumption. Check out this informative article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more
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How to Replenish Quickly

by Lori Sciame May 4th, 2018 | Diet
Anyone who exercises for 90 minutes or more knows how important it is to replace lost energy quickly. What an athlete needs, then, is a substance to introduce fuel back into the body as fast as possible. There are many ways to do this, but ingesting gels or Gatorade are two of the quickest and easiest.  Read this article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of each option.  It may seem to be an easy decision, but in reality, there are different factors to consider with each product.
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More Fiber = Less Weight?

by Lori Sciame March 30th, 2018 | Diet
Check out this new diet, The Fiber 35 Diet. It's catching on, and for seemingly good reasons.  Featuring a daily intake of 35 grams of fiber while restricting calories, this diet is supposed to keep the dieter full - while losing weight. Some claim to have lost eight pounds in one month!  Sounds like a great way to lose weight, no hunger pains. Besides the benefit of dropping pounds, this diet is sure to keep the body "regular!"  Go to our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, and read this article on this diet plan.  It may be
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Some Benefits of Eating Wild-Caught Fish

by Editorial Team January 12th, 2018 | Diet
Is eating wild-caught fish better than consuming farmed fish? If you care about your health, it is very likely that you have asked yourself this question. In this article, we will try to showcase some of the benefits of wild fish, but also some of the risks involved in its consumption. It wouldn’t be fair to say that wild-caught fish is the healthiest of the two.

According to a 1992 study where wild Coho salmon, catfish, and rainbow trout were compared to their farmed counterparts, the latter had way more fat. However, the amount of protein and vitamins between the
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Fueling Your Body’s Fire

by Bea December 29th, 2017 | Diet
While fueling yourself properly is imperative for every workout, it becomes especially important when you exercise in the cold. As our bodies are made up of over 70% water, being in freezing conditions means that your body is going to be stiffer. There are a lot of ways to keep your body warm, but your body can actually keep itself warm if you provide it with food! That is right, food provides your body with a direct way to generate heat, and there are plenty of food options that can help facilitate that process efficiently.

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