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Probiotic and Vegan Supplements: An Insider’s Guide on What to Take – Dr. Michael Greger

  Compared to the ways many fitness guru and celebrities workout, taking supplements is relatively simple: pop the pills, eat them … and then keep doing that for whatever results you want to achieve. Of course, the idea is very different from the execution – and taking the right supplements is never a straightforward path. To find out exactly how that works, today we’re speaking with ...

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Should You Stop Eating Nuts If You Want to Lose Weight? Interview with Dr. Michael Greger (Part 3)

Nuts. Can we go nuts on nuts? They don’t exactly get a great reputation if you want to lose weight. And I must admit that some of that is my own doing. Inspired by the 80/10/10 Diet, I wrote a few articles explaining why you should limit your nut intake. …But I might have been wrong. True, at over a hundred calories per ounce of nuts, you may think nuts can contribute to weight ...

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Can You Reduce Muscle Soreness and Gain Muscle Without Supplements? Interview with Dr. Michael Greger (Part 2)

“Oooouch!” Here we go again: the dreaded post-workout soreness (a.k.a. delayed onset muscle soreness, also known as DOMS.) Yes, your butt (i.e. your gluteus maximus muscle) is so sore and hurts like you've just been run over by a truck … just as you were about to sit on the toilet bowl. Even Maximus from Gladiator understands your pain. So you thank your personal trainer and fitness ...

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Can You Reverse Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Cancer Just by Changing What You Eat? Interview with Dr. Michael Greger (Part 1)

Destiny or Free Will: Are we predestined to die or suffer from our genetic disease? Can we actually prevent the big C from happening in our lives? What about heart attack, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and so on? What if, we can alter our genetic expression and bring out the best in our genes? This means… a healthier, more vibrant, and longer life, without onerous medical bills, ...

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How to Stay Lean and Fit Without Counting Calories

Does the thought of counting every single calorie you eat sound daunting to you? Whoops…you just ate 20 calories more than what you need, so you rush to the gym in hopes of burning those extra calories you ate. You run as fast as you can, like a little hamster running on a wheel... on steroids!  Otherwise, your beach body will go rounder... and rounder. ;) But… what if there’s a better ...

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4 Surprising Ingredients To Avoid When Choosing an Energy Bar

As summer is here, many of you will be traveling. And it is crucial to travel with healthy snacks, especially when you're on the plane, given the lack of healthy food options available. One of the easiest ways to obtain your optimal nutrition when you're on the run (when you don't have access to a blender), is to bring your own energy bar. With a plethora of energy bars to choose from, how do ...

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Are All Salt and Sugar Really the Villain to Weight Loss and Health?

...And, we’re back. No, I haven’t forgotten about this series and the long-awaited Part 3 – that’s what today is for. Over the past few months, we’ve covered topics many of you gym enthusiasts wonder about, from the benefits of soaked nuts, to why you aren’t what you eat, and the best source of protein for workout recovery. We’ve established that digestion is the key to nutrition, and ...

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