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What You Should Know About Carbs and the Glycemic Index

For decades, carbohydrates (carbs) have been given a bad reputation. Please don’t be misled by all the hype. In and of themselves, carbs are a critical component of a healthy, well-balanced diet as they represent the body’s primary source of energy and are…

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Macronutrients: Three Key Essentials of Healthy Eating

If you’re one who regularly seeks out the latest and greatest in health, fitness and nutrition information, you’ve likely heard the term “macros” tossed around. But, what does it actually mean? The answer is pretty simple. Macros is basically…

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Nutrition Basics: Your Daily Protein Intake

Protein is for everyone, not just athletes, bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts. It’s one of three vital macronutrients and is primarily responsible for building, repairing, and maintaining virtually all cells in the body. Protein is also an important structural component…