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Help Out Your Immune System with These Foods

Foods to Boost your Immune System: Although there are several powerful foods that can help boost your immune system, the true fact remains that a clean and vital body does not get sick. The more you stay away from mucoid forming foods – such as pasteurized dairy, refined sugars, and processed foods – the stronger

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Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Nutrition From Supplements

Supplements – Natural versus Synthetic: Vitamin and mineral supplements represent a huge business. There are countless health food stores, pharmacies and even fitness centers selling these products. Powerful marketing encourages people to be safe and supplement their diet with vitamins and minerals. However, there is something we need to ask ourselves before actually purchasing them.

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Mastering the Art (and Science) of Balanced Eating

The Basics of Balanced Eating Fifteen years ago, everyone had the same understanding of what “balanced eating” entailed. Today, it is a much more complicated topic with many conflicting opinions and new trends. A “balanced meal plan” to one health expert is not always the same to another health expert. The textbook definition of a balanced diet is, a way

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Fitness

The Difference Between Compound and Isolation Exercises

Compound vs. Isolation Exercises In the 90’s I trained to compete in body building competitions. In those days, we trained mostly with isolated exercises. The textbook definition of an isolated exercise is any exercise in which only one major muscle group is trained. Examples of these can include bicep curls, tricep extensions, leg extensions, leg

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