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How to Satisfy Your Cravings on a Healthy Plant-Based Diet

Wait, why would you ever want to do this? Cut down meat? Forget it. “Where do you get your protein and calcium? ” “What about… cheese?” “YOU NEED MORE MEAT!” Isn’t a plant-based diet the equivalent of unhealthy extremism and deprivation (i.e. just a few steamed peas for dinner?) No. There are plenty of reasons why you’d want to give plant-based diet, or even a mostly ...

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80/10/10: Cut Down Fat and Recover Twice as Fast from Workouts? (Part 2)

As the Woodstock Fruit Festival is going on in New York, you may wonder... aren't people who only eat raw fruit and greens extremists? How can you survive, let alone thrive and be a top athlete, just on raw fruit and vegetables alone (a.k.a. are you nutters?) If you are still reading, chances are you may wonder: Isn't fruit sugar bad for you?  Isn't fruit going to worsen ...

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Quick Survey

I’m collecting thoughts on a new project to better serve you and help you improve your health. Can you spare a couple minutes to fill out a quick survey? Please click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7Z276JQ  Thanks a ton! ...

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80/10/10: The Hottest and Most Overlooked Diet For Athletes? (Part 1)

Maybe you’re constipated going on a high fat diet (too much animal protein, my friend). Maybe you’ve tried veganism, or even raw veganism, and you didn’t stick with it. Maybe you got fat being vegan. Maybe you just want to recover faster from your grueling workout, and burn more fat. What if there’s a simple, easy solution to all of the above? While almost every magazine out there ...

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10 Simple Summer Detox Tips, Without Starving Yourself

Many of you may feel naughty after your summer vacation chilling on a beach sipping Piña colada, making lots of love, and doing nothing. Your regular gym routine? Forget about it. You’re too busy playing in the sun. Now that summer vacation is almost over, you’re feeling…. a bit out of shape. So you wonder, "Should I jump on a juice cleanse and fast to lose that stubborn weight after ...

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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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How to Make Unbelievable Raw Desserts that Tastes Better than Godiva Truffles – Without Worrying About Your Waistline

Wait, what? Raw desserts with unprocessed, healthy ingredients that taste even better than butter-drenched desserts full of refined sugars you feel oh-so-guilty eating afterwards? Why would you ever want to go back to your Godiva milk chocolate truffles? There are plenty of reasons why you’d want to make raw vegan desserts. To name a few, making raw desserts is fast, doesn't require ...

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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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Interview with Mimi Kirk: How to Eat Healthy International Raw Vegan Gourmet – Anywhere, Anytime

Last time around, we discussed how Mimi Kirk, winner of PETA Prime’s first “Sexiest Vegetarian over 50” contest, stepped up the game from vegetarianism to raw veganism at 69, why you can still be unhealthy as a vegan or vegetarian, tips to start incorporating raw foods into your lives, and more. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why Mimi thinks dairy isn’t the health food the ...

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No, Don’t Faint: Why Durian is a Must-Have Tropical Fruit

Ever tried tropical fruit that  smells like revolting French cheese (Did your cat just take a dump)? Before you dread the thought of this pungent smell, you'd be surprised to know that this vitamin-C rich succulent, creamy, sweet fruit almost tastes like melted butter. Yes, I'm talking about durian,  the King of Fruits. Last time around, we talked about the top 5 tropical fruits you should eat ...

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