nutrition

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An Overview of Vitamins: An Essential Part of Good Health

Vitamins are often overlooked. The western diet is notorious for being void of actual nutrients, after all. In fact, studies suggest that nearly 1/3 of the American population is at risk of various vitamin deficiencies. That leads to a whole host of issues by themselves such as higher risk of various disease, immune disorders, and hormonal issues. …

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The Importance of Protein in Your Diet: A Closer Look

Approximately one billion people suffer from protein deficiency worldwide. You may not realize it, but there’s evidence for the importance of protein in everything you do. Without it, you wouldn’t have the energy or strength to do even menial tasks.  In this article, we discuss how food protein can help you meet your fitness goals. We also …

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Why We Need Dietary Fiber (and How to Find It)

“Eat more fiber.” That’s a line you’ve probably heard ad nauseam since childhood. And for good reason: the health benefits of dietary fiber are well documented. But despite those benefits being common knowledge, only 5% of the population manages to get a full daily supply of fiber. To hit home fiber’s value, and help you take advantage …

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How To Use Vitamins To Make Up for Gaps in Your Nutrition

If you look at the broad picture, culture leads to nutritional deficiencies.  Most people living in the United States don’t meet the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for many nutrients. That includes athletes and the average Joe, alike.   Ultra-processed foods have replaced nutrient-dense foods. These healthy foods include fruits and vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts, …

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How to Reduce Joint Inflammation: Tips and Tricks

It might surprise you to learn that more than 54 million people in the United States have arthritis. When it goes untreated, arthritis can have a significant impact on daily life. It can prevent the ability to work, move around easily, and experience basic comfort. So what are the best ways to reduce and prevent joint inflammation? …

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5 Tips to Eat Better Without Cutting Out Your Favorite Foods

During the 2017-2018 period, the CDC found that 42% of Americans were obese compared to 34% a decade earlier. They also found that as obesity levels rise, the number of Americans on diets does too. Most diets consist of cutting out your favorite foods to lose weight. However, there are ways to lose weight without cutting the …

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