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Are high-protein diets the answer to obesity?

A new study suggests that high-protein diets could alleviate the growing obesity epidemic around the world.

A new study suggests that high-protein diets could alleviate the growing obesity epidemic around the world. Although various studies in the past have already indicated that high-protein diets could help lose weight scientists now believe they have found exactly how to successfully shed weight. British researchers recently conducted tests on ...

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Fuel up with greens to boost workouts

A Q&A with leading trainer Shelby Starnes, who explains how to leverage a low insulin diet for bodybuilding success.

A big bowl of leafy greens can make all the difference in the gym. Belgium researchers conducted a study to determine if nitrate supplements could enhance sports performance. Nitrate is found in diets rich in leafy green foods such as spinach and kale. It is important for the functioning of ...

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Cut back on sugar-filled drinks

Skipping just one sugar-filled drink or downing a glass of water instead can significantly reduce the risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Replacing just one serving can be of benefit Experts have for years warned of the health risks associated with drinking heavily sweetened drinks but it was recently found replacing even just one such drink can be of benefit for reducing your body weight and improving your health. According to nutrition ...

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Sweeteners can increase hunger pangs

A comprehensive new study reveals that consuming artificial sweeteners can actually make people eat more as a result of stimulating appetite in the brain.

A comprehensive new study reveals that consuming artificial sweeteners can actually make people eat more as a result of stimulating appetite in the brain. Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia have identified a new system in the brain that senses and integrates the sweetness and energy content of ...

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A growing demand for protein

Business analysts forecast the global protein ingredients market to grow exponentially in the next few years.

Business analysts forecast the global protein ingredients market to grow exponentially in the next few years. Research covered the growth prospects of the global protein ingredients market for the period of 2016 to 2020. According to the report animal and plant protein are the two main products with the animal ...

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Coffee: More than just an energy booster

In the latest review of studies on the health effects of drinking coffee it was found that drinking coffee, in moderation, can be beneficial.

In the latest review of studies on the health effects of drinking coffee it was found that drinking coffee, in moderation, can be beneficial. Coffee does not only serve as an energy booster for bodybuilders and strength athletes but is also enjoyed as staple by millions of people every day. ...

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Potatoes linked to high blood pressure

American researchers suggest limiting the intake of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes because they are associated with a higher risk of developing high blood pressure.

American researchers suggest limiting the intake of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes because they are associated with a higher risk of developing high blood pressure Health problem The link between potato intake and hypertension poses a critical public health problem as potatoes have been added to government food programs for ...

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The right rice

Meals consisting of steak, sweet potato, chicken and rice have been staples of bodybuilders for decades.

Meals consisting of steak, sweet potato, chicken and rice have been staples of bodybuilders for decades. Rice is one of the most popular carbohydrate sources for bodybuilders because it is cheap and easy to prepare. Brown rice is generally the preferred choice. It has more protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals ...

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Tomatoes: Antioxidant powerhouses

What exactly is the health benefit of tomatoes for bodybuilders?

There are hundreds of varieties of tomatoes in our daily diet. From sauces and soups to salads and juices. Tomatoes are everywhere. But what exactly is the health benefit of tomatoes for bodybuilders? Not only are they excellent sources of vitamins and minerals but also low in calories, about 25 ...

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