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6 Natural Anxiety Busting Remedies

Give anxiety the boot with these 6 all natural anxiety busting remedies. Consume More Fish You’re probably well aware that omega-3s help to protect the brain from dementia but did you know they also help relieve anxiety? The exact reason why is unclear, but scientists speculate that inflammation in the brain may contribute to anxiety […]

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How much protein should be consumed after strength exercise to promote muscle building?

By sports nutritionist Nilo Ghajar-Williams To maximally stimulate muscle building, research has shown that 20-25 g of high quality protein consisting of approximately 8-10 g of essential amino acids should be consumed after resistance exercise. Examples of high quality protein sources include lean beef, chicken, turkey, fish, whey protein, yogurt, kefir, fermented soy (i.e. tempeh), and eggs. […]

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5 Fabulous Whole Grains You Need to Know

It’s time to re-connect with whole grains! Grains have had a bad rap since the dawn of the Atkins Diet in the 90’s and the recent Wheat Belly craze. Of course, not all grains are created equally! Whole grains (which contain the bran, the germ and the endosperm) can improve your health in a myriad […]

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