Optimal Blood Sugar Levels

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Optimal blood sugar levels are one of the most vital of the blood chemistry numbers. It ensures graceful aging and optimal health. And note, I didn't say "normal" levels. Averaging over 95 on fasting glucose will whittle away at your eye health, nerve integrity, circulation, healing capacity, body composition, and energy levels. All while producing…

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Protein Intake: How to Time It With Your Workouts

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The importance of protein intake in regards to exercise recovery, muscle gain and fat loss is well understood. Protein supplementation has existed in the world of exercise and nutrition for more than 60 years. And is more popular now than ever.  But, are we getting the most out of this amazing nutrient?  Timing is everything.…

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Whey Protein: Which Whey Is Best?

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Atkins, Slim Fast, Muscle Milk, Lean Body, Premier, MetRX, Weider, the list goes on. Since gaining popularity with Joe Weider’s shakes in the 60s and 70s, whey protein has been a staple in the foundation of almost every athlete’s nutritional program. But why is this? What makes whey so special? And better yet, what is…

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