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6 Muscle Building and Recovery Foods

Research has shown that athletes have greater protein requirements than the general population to meet muscle growth and recovery needs. High quality protein sources rich in essential amino acids are especially emphasized as they cannot be produced by the body. The branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) leucine, isoleucine, and valine are essential amino acids that demonstrate […]

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5 Thanksgiving Foods to Load-Up On

Thanksgiving is about graciousness and gratitude but let’s be honest, for most of us it’s also about a delicious feast! Indeed overindulging on Thanksgiving is a common ‘tradition,’ and it’s one that can leave you feeling lethargic, sluggish and bloated, and sometimes even sick and/or guilty. Fortunately, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be an unhealthy ordeal; […]

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