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4 Detox Recipes: Eat Your Way To Renewed Energy and Vitality in the New Year

Let’s cut to the chase: As the holidays are approaching, many of you may be worried about your beer belly growing in size (just kidding ;) )  indulging in alcohol and fatty foods. Ok, take that back, some of you may want to grow your beer belly.  As I've promised in my last post, I'll be releasing one more recipe for the holidays. And... I've decided to be generous and give you 3 more recipes ...

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How to Gain Muscle and Strength on Plants (Interview with Jack Norris, RD – Part 1)

"How much protein I need to bulk up?" "Do I need to take supplements?" "Can plants provide the necessary nutrients I need as an athlete to endure hours and hours of gruelling workout?" "What about iron...?" "Aren't vegans usually frail and skinny, and are especially susceptible to performance-limiting nutrient deficiencies?" (I’m not just talking about athletic performance ;) ) If ...

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Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat on Weight Loss: What Does the Research Show? (Interview with Dr. Christopher Gardner, Part 1)

Six-pack abs. Rounder butt. Stronger arms. More sexual desirability. Better (and more) sex! Why else would you suffer through a gruelling diet, sets and sets of deadlifts, 2-hour workouts, DOMs and burning sit-ups (ouch!) Ok, I’m just being blunt here. Even if you don’t like to admit it, I think most of you wouldn’t mind having a fitter and nicer looking body, whatever that ...

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7 Must-Have Superfoods to Supercharge Your Smoothie (Interview with Emily von Euw Part 2)

Breakfast is super important – fuelling ourselves properly makes us more productive and efficient at work and gives us the energy to get going throughout the day. But, there are some days when you just don’t want to cook breakfast (neither does your cat or lover.) You just haven’t got time to sit down in the morning… but you don’t want your six-pack to suffer. That’s why we love smoothies ...

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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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No-Bake Simple Raw Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes

I’ve been craving cupcakes lately, and have been a bit too lazy to actually “bake” a cupcake. And the frustrating thing is… most of the cupcakes in where I am currently at, Hong Kong, use refined sugar, butter, oil, and dairy. And I didn’t want any of that. And no… no vegetable oils or margarine. So I set out to make my own version… vegan, relatively low in fat, gluten-free, no refined ...

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How to Avoid Unwanted Weight Gain on a Plant-Based Diet

Dieting sucks. You go through fad diets… painfully monitor your caloric intake …and feel super guilty about indulging in your favorite cheese. …and then you still have to head to the gym after a hectic work day and force yourself to run on the treadmill for 2 hours. This process is physically and mentally draining. Your weight goes up and down like a yoyo ball, despite how hard you work, ...

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Raw Mandarin Chocolate Energy Truffle in 10 minutes

  To celebrate fall, winter, and the upcoming festive season over Chinese New Year, I’ve designed an exclusive exotic truffle recipe that takes around 10 minutes to make. This recipe is full of superfood ingredients that'll boost your athletic performance, promote muscle growth and yes...increase your libido ;)  Hey it never hurts to generate some heat over the winter.... This ...

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