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12 Nutrition Tips for Vegetarian Bodybuilders

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Vegetarianism and bodybuilding don't mix, right? This may have been the consensus in the past, but today, an increasing number of people are choosing to become vegetarian, including bodybuilders, and athletes. One of the first questions that people ask in regards to a body builder being vegetarian is: "How do you get enough protein and calories in your diet to maintain your muscle mass?

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5 Amazing Foods For Low Carb Diet Plan

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Cutting out carbohydrates from your diet has been proven to be a healthier way of eating, if you are trying to lose weight, age more slowly, or just have more energy in general. For someone who may be used to eating primarily carbs for their diet, it can be difficult to know what to eat when moving to a lower carb way of eating. Here is a list of low carb diet foods that you can eat in place of carbs you have cut out

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Top 7 Tips for Clean Eating In a Busy World

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Does clean eating feel like a lovely concept but just not do-able in a busy world? I get it, the world is moving fast these days. Many companies have downsized leaving less employees to do more work which means more hours. We have families to take care, extra curricular activities, appointments to go to, the list goes on and on... Eating clean perhaps feels like one of those nice to do things but just doesn't seem possible

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Ways To Increase Insulin Sensitivity

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The bodies ability to move glucose in the blood to muscle and fat tissue and how well it does that is referred to as insulin sensitivity. Or in some people’s cases how badly the body is at it, which is known as insulin resistance. When we’re born we have a predetermined insulin sensitivity set by genetics. It’s not the end of the world, it can be changed with some hard work and consistency.

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Superfoods – Why You Should Eat Them

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If you have had any confusion about superfoods, here's what sorted it out for me. Superfoods really began to take on an identity when David Wolfe began delving into raw food prior to the 21st Century. I found him on the Internet when he and two other partners started telling everyone about raw food and how great it was. As time progressed, I kept seeing David introducing foods that were from all over the world. Some he called "superfoods" which was the first time I began hearing that word

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Insoluble Vs. Soluble Dietary Fiber – High Fiber Foods

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Dietary fiber is a carbohydrate that can not be digested. It passes through your body intact, cleaning your intestines as it goes through. It acts as a scrub brush for the intestines. It is only found in plant foods -- no animal products contain fiber -- such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, seeds and nuts. Dietary fiber is made up of two types - insoluble and soluble. Both types of fiber go undigested. Therefore, they are not absorbed into the bloodstream. Instead of being used for energy, fiber is excreted.

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Top 3 Basic Oatmeal Cooking Methods

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Most of us take oatmeal daily, especially for breakfast. This is one of the healthiest meal in the world due to its rich in beta glucan, vitamin, low in fat but yet provide sufficient energy to start your day. There are various type of oatmeal sold in the market, some has even mixed with different flavor, milk powder, chocolate powder and sugar. To add oatmeal into your slimming program, we should cook with the original ingredient and back to basic method.

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Why You Should Take Spirulina – Benefits And Recipes

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Spirulina is a powerful little algae that can provide you with a wide variety of health benefits. These benefits will also be exactly the same regardless of whether you consume its fresh, powder, or tablet forms. Just remember that when choosing spirulina, you are always best to go organic. This is because non-organic spirulina may contain nitrate compounds. Oh, and I should also warn you that despite being one the best super foods, something that will give your body all the nutrients it needs, spirulina is definitely not known for its pleasant flavor

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