Why Is Everyone Using This Protein?

The Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Whey Protein CONCENTRATE Whey protein concentrate has been found to have a variety of health benefits, including: •Helping your insulin work more effectively, which helps maintain your blood sugar level after a meal — This is important as research suggests lowering your blood sugar levels after meals may be more…

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The Health Dangers of Soy

Unfermented soy has the following 10 adverse effects on your body: 1. High Phytic Acid (Phytates): Reduces assimilation of calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Phytic acid in soy is not neutralized by ordinary preparation methods such as soaking, sprouting and long, slow cooking, but only with long fermentation. High-phytate diets have caused growth problems…

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Is 9:30am too Early for Lunch?

Weight Loss Success Coach Jay Nixon talks about a recent article from the Orlando Sentinel titled “It’s 9:30 a.m., kids — time for lunch”. The article talks about schools in Orlando serving kids lunch at 9:30 a.m. Jay points out the timing of the meal is not the major issue, it is the poor quality…

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5 Tips For Everyone Who Wishes They Had More Energy!

Eat a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables (preferably organic) for their protective phytochemicals and micronutrients needed for optimal metabolism. Become a grazer. A large meal can trigger the body to release more insulin, resulting in low blood sugar levels and a fatigue-inducing slump. Smaller meals or healthy snacks throughout the day can help…

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Can Holiday Stress Cause Weight Gain?

The answer to this question is 100% YES! The hormone cortisol is produced in the adrenal cortex in response to adrenal cortical stimulating hormone (ACTH) produced in the pituitary gland. Cortisol plays an important role in regulating blood sugar, energy production, inflammation, the immune system and healing. If you have too little cortisol, you may…

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Half of Americans Facing Diabetes by 2020!!!

More than half of Americans will have diabetes or be prediabetic by 2020 at a cost to the U.S. health care system of $3.35 trillion if current trends go on unabated, according to analysis of a new report released on Tuesday by health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. Diabetes and prediabetes will account for an estimated…

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Higher-Protein/Low-GI Diet Best for Maintaining Weight Loss!!!

A new study looking at ways of maintaining weight loss in subjects who’ve successfully shed pounds through a restricted-calorie diet has found that a higher-protein, lower glycemic index (GI) diet was significantly better than other diets either lower in protein, or with a higher glycemic index, or both. “We have now shown in a very…

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Adolescent Obesity Linked to Severe Obesity in Adulthood!!!

Adolescent obesity is linked to severe obesity in adulthood, according to the results of a prospective cohort study reported in the November 10 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. “Although the prevalence of obesity has increased in recent years, individuals who are obese early in life have not been studied over time to…

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Red Meat Linked to Esophageal, Stomach Cancer Risks!!!

Red-meat lovers may have a greater likelihood of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and gastric cardia cancer than people who limit their intake, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among nearly 500,000 older U.S. adults followed for a decade, only a small number developed cancers of the esophagus or stomach. However, the risks…

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