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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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Get sliced and diced

When you are trying to shed fat during a rigorous exercise plan a good rule of thumb is to consume food that will assist you with your fat loss goals.

When you are trying to shed fat during a rigorous exercise plan a good rule of thumb is to consume food that will assist you with your fat loss goals. Here are 10 Best Fat-burning foods: Avos If your mission is to shred for a show avocados are ideal because ...

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Smart Eating

Smart Eating: Solid advice you often hear from competitive bodybuilders is that it is wise to stay within 5 kilograms of your contest weight

Solid advice you often hear from competitive bodybuilders is that it is wise to stay within 5 kilograms of your contest weight For some it is hard to pack on any extra muscle in the off-season while others battle with too much bulk when they are getting ready for a ...

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Carb up to build muscle

Carb up to fuel your workouts and help to replenish your depleted muscle glycogen levels faster after a strenuous workout.

Carbohydrates don’t deserve the bad rap they get as they add muscle and enhance recovery. Carb up to fuel your workouts and help to replenish your depleted muscle glycogen levels faster after a strenuous workout. Check out these carbohydrate options to build some serious bulk and speed up recovery: Pasta ...

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Does exercise curb hunger?

The latest research findings contradict previous studies that suggest exercise makes people eat more. Scientists at Loughborough University in England have found exercising to be more effective than a traditional diet in helping to limit daily calorie consumption. The hormonal, psychological and behavioural responses of female subjects to calorie control ...

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