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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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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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