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How Much Protein do You Need Every Day?

Protein is essential to good health. The very origin of the word — from the Greek protos, meaning “first” — reflects protein’s top-shelf status in human nutrition. You need it to put meat on your bones and to make hair, blood, connective tissue, antibodies, enzymes, and more. It’s common for athletes and bodybuilders to wolf do...

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Exercising in Cold Weather

A common question asked as the temperatures start dropping is, when is it too cold to exercise*? It’s already snowed, the wind will pick up, and the last thing most people want to do is exercise outside. Don’t let the cold weather become another excuse, get out and get active. As long as you take the proper precautions and stay safe, the cold s...

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For many families, summer vacation means hitting the road. However, it can be hard to treat your body the way it needs to be treated while traveling. It’s so easy to load up on the junk food, sugary drinks, and fatty snacks when hitting the open road. Armed with a few healthy road-trip tips, you can keep everyone in the family happy and health...

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Orange Pepper Beef Stir Fry Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound beef, stew meat, or top round 1/2 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium beef broth 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon fresh, minced ginger 1 tablespoon cornstarch Nonstick cooking spray 1 tab...

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Vitamin D- Could You Be Deficient?

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that is responsible for a variety of processes in the human body. Specifically, Vitamin D: Promotes calcium absorption for bone growth and remodeling Maintains appropriate amounts of calcium in the blood for vital biological processes Helps to regulate cell growth R...

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7 Things You Need To Know Before Drinking Seltzer

Whether you find yourself reaching for a can of seltzer instead of another cup of coffee throughout the workday or have a friend who's a self-proclaimed " head," you shouldn't be too surprised to hear that seltzer is trending. In fact, accordin...

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Energy-Boosting Coconut Green Tea

Tea is one of the simplest drinks you can prepare, and it happens to be one of the healthiest as well. The great thing about it is that there are various types of tea to please everyone’s palate, and you can add more ingredients to further enhance the taste and the nutritional profile. But out of all the varieties sold in the market, green tea is...

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