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Certified personal trainer, grad student in nutrition. Obsessed about all things regarding nutrition and health.

  • Is Grass-Fed Really Necessary?

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    When buying beef, there are many different labels these days. Grass fed, organic, grass finished. What does it all mean? What are the differences? Which is best?   Terminology First, let’s clear up the different terms and what they mean…. Read More ›

  • Studies: Huntington, Crohn’s, Eggs, and Aging

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    Vol. 10 Eating Schedule and Huntington Disease Huntington disease (HD) is an inherited progressive disease that can cause involuntary movements and psychological problems. Symptoms of HD appear in adulthood and worsen over time. Children with at least one parent with… Read More ›

  • 30 in 30

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    I’ve mentioned the Slow-Carb diet (SCD) before. It’s a great way to lose fat, feel and look better, and it’s pretty simple. One of the key components of the SCD is 30 in 30. The goal is to ingest 30… Read More ›

  • Grounding

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    Also known as Earthing, grounding is still considered to be on the fringe of science. While usually regarded as a complete pseudoscience, grounding does have a growing body of research alleging benefits.   Grounding/Earthing ‘Therapy’ The practice of grounding involves… Read More ›

  • Sirtuins

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    Sirtuins are a class of proteins that possess either mono-ADP-ribosyltransferase or deacylase activity. Sirtuins regulate many important biological pathways in bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes. There are many sirtuins, differentiated by numbers, 1-7.   Benefits of Sirtuins Biology lesson aside, sirtuins… Read More ›

  • Deload

    Deloading provides mental and physical recovery

    Deloading is a common aspect in many training routines. During a deload training is reduced in frequency, intensity, volume, or a combination of these dimensions. A deload will most often last a week.   Why There are a few reasons… Read More ›

  • The Many Benefits of Sauna Use

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    While not exactly a new thing, using the sauna has been shown somewhat recently to have tremendous health benefits. More and more quality research is coming out demonstrating that regular sauna use is so beneficial for people in so many… Read More ›