What Electrolytes Are and Why You Need Them

When you hear the word electrolyte, what comes to mind? It seems most people know that they need electrolytes, especially after a good sweat. And the media has done a good job of making Gatorade the poster child for electrolytes....

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Nuts and Seeds: What You Need to Know

When you need a quick snack, there’s nothing more convenient than a handful of almonds, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, or sunflower seeds—no mess, no fuss. And who doesn’t love nuts and seeds in salads, smoothies, and desserts? What’s more, nuts and...

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Protein’s Role in Weight Loss and Aging

Protein is an essential macronutrient. This means we need it in relatively large quantities (grams as opposed to micrograms) and we must obtain it from food. In this article, I’m going to dive in and explain why we need protein....

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10 Fast Fixes for Low Energy

Picture this: It’s late afternoon at work, you’re running on fumes, and you need to finish an urgent project. What do you do? If you’re like millions of people, you reach for an energy drink. But here’s the deal: While...

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