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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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5 Easy Tips to Make a Super Smoothie and Lose Weight in 10 minutes (Interview with Emily von Euw Part 1)

Almost all of you know that eating more greens are better for you, and almost all of you could probably use more greens in your diet. But just because you know that greens are good for you does not necessarily mean that you'll actually eat the kale. As  a matter of fact, you may reach out for that fat-laden cheese dish, rather that same old boring kale salad (Really?) Even that picture of ...

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The Ultimate Sports Drink: Kale and Strawberry Energy Boosting Smoothie

Dark leafy greens. We need to eat more of them. They're so good for us!  Yes, I'm sure you've heard that many times. But, let's face it, munching salads all the time may not be too appetizing... especially if you're talking about bitter greens like kale and arugula. And who has the time to chew 20x per bite to digest the greens when you barely have enough time to sleep? This is exactly ...

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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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Interview with Doug Graham – 80/10/10: One Simple Tactic to Stop Food Cravings, Without Starving or Over-Exercising (Part 4)

Last time around, we talked about the best foods to boost athletic performance, how to cut down fat and recover twice as fast from workouts, and why it is impossible to get too much sugar from fruit. Today, I'd like to dive deeper into the topic that many people dread: Cravings. Yes, we have a love/hate relationship with cravings ... Many of you feel so guilty craving naughty foods (deep ...

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Detoxifiying Kimchi Mayo Kale Salad (This makes bitter kale tastes oh so delicious!)

It has been a while since I last published a recipe so I've decided to surprise you all with one sweet, spicy and luscious one, especially in celebration of National Kale Day and World Vegetarian Day. And this time, yes we're going to feature kale... again. Since kale has, and will always be our beloved vegetable (love/hate relationship), I thought I should address the most important concern ...

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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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