Recommended Nutrition Supplements

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What supplements should I use? It’s important to choose nutrition supplements that come from reputable manufacturers that reliably test well in the laboratory for purity and labeling accuracy. There is a lot of junk in the nutrition industry, and some of the inexpensive (and expensive!) off-the-shelf products that you can buy through the retail giants are manufactured overseas with questionable … Read More

Why Diets Don’t Work

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why diets don't work

Diets don’t work because they are temporary changes to a recurring problem. You cannot change a recurring problem with a temporary fix! Take this typical scenario: Your “normal” eating patterns have gotten you too fat over time, so you “go on a diet” to try to lose some weight. “Diets” by nature are temporary, overly-strict eating regimens that are usually … Read More

What Are Some Healthy Snack Bars?

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A healthy snack bar should be low in sugar, and free of artificial ingredients. It should have a protein-to-carb ratio that is between 1:1 and 1:2. I like Quest Bars, because they are high in protein, all-natural, gluten-free, and have 15 grams of fiber too!