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Sugar–How Much is Too Much?

Are You Consuming Too Much Sugar? Sugar – we all love it, but according to our doctors it is evil. How much is actually too much? The American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugars to 36 grams a day for […]

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Low Fat, Low Cal, Low Carb?

What’s the Right “Low” For Me? When it comes to diet, if you want to lose weight, you’ll have to reduce your food intake – period. However, in some cases, a specific dietary approach could be more effective. The 1990s […]

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Nick’s Nutrition Series, Part 5, Macros

Nutrition: Micronutrients You are what you eat. Right? Quite literally, yes, your body is only as amazing as the material it has to work with. We’ve learned the quality of food you put into your body has a huge impact […]

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Nick’s Nutrition Series, Part 4 Macros

Chapter 4: Fats Just like carbs I’ve found that fats really get a bad rep. So let me make clear that eliminating fats from your diet does not eliminate body fat. Consuming the right amount of healthy fats and exercise will […]

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Nick’s Nutrition Series, Part 3 Macros

Chapter 3: Carbohydrates Let’s start with energy. The body burns alcohol, protein, carbs, and fat; in that order. Because alcohol cannot be stored it must be used first. But the majority of energy our body uses comes from a mix […]

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Nick’s Nutrition Series, Part 2 Macros

Part 2: Protein The best recognized of all nutrients in terms of health and single most important nutrient for building muscle, PROTEIN. When broken down, proteins are differently arranged amino acids. Certain amino acids aren’t created in the body and […]

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Nick’s Nutrition Series, Part 1 Macros

Intro to Macro Nutrients I decided to begin a new nutrition series to serve as a resource to anyone looking to learn a little about what/how foods are used in the body. As a trainer for over two years now, […]

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Who Loves Breakfast For Dinner?

Meal Planning Breakfast for dinner anyone? Breakfast is a favorite for dinner at our house. Here is an easy recipe you can whip up for yourself when the family wants breakfast for dinner. Toast two pieces of super low carb/low […]