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Inflammation, Nutrition, Superfoods,

The Amazing Benefits of Ashwagandha

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Ashwagandha is an Indian herb that commonly used in a method of medicine known as Ayurveda to promote strength.  Ashwagandha is becoming increasingly more popular in the U.S. as a health supplement.  Ashwagandha is classified as an adaptogen meaning that it is able to combat physical and chemical stress.  In fact, this herb has been used to combat stress for over 3 millenniums.   The Ashwagandha plant is native to India and North Africa.  Extracts and powders can be formed from the root of the plant so it can be taken to for various health reasons. There are many reported benefits

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Nutrition,

5 Fattiest Foods for a Ketogenic Diet

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Due to the improper demonization of dietary fat as a primary cause for many diseases, our world has been fallen subject to the low-fat diet craze.  Now we are slowly but surely realizing that dietary fat has been falsely accused and actually plays a crucial role in the health of the human body.  It is important to note that not all dietary fat is created equally.  Here is your list of the top 5 fattiest foods with the most health benefits. 1. Nuts Nuts are a great source of healthy fat.  Typically, a serving of nuts can contain around 16

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Green Drinks,

10 Health Benefits to Green Powder Drinks

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When it comes to considering our overall health, we often get caught up only considering macronutrients (proteins, carbs, and fats).  However, micronutrients also play a crucial role in our health and probably a much bigger role than many people suspect.  There are many ways in which these micronutrients can be acquired but one efficient way is through the consumption of fruits and vegetables.  Not everyone will choose to incorporate these foods into their diet and this is where green powder drinks can serve a purpose.  These drinks are packed with nutrition and can be just what you need to get

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Wellness,

How to Increase Your Testosterone Over 40

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As age creeps up to the 40 mark, our bodies change, including our levels of hormones like testosterone. In fact, the average male over age 40 has a 1-2% decrease in testosterone levels.  That’s life.  What isn’t life, is thinking that there’s nothing you can do about it.  Testosterone is a hormone, and a pretty important one, as are all hormones.  When testosterone levels are low, men can experience decreased sex drive, decreased bone density, muscle loss, increased body fat, hair loss, fatigue, and depression. A low level of testosterone is considered anything below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL), as

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Nutrition,

Best Low Carb Snacks on the Go

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Low carb dieting is all the rage.  From the weight loss to the optimization of general health to even the management of some diseases, this lifestyle continues to gain popularity.  When it comes to adhering to a low carb diet, it is essential for an individual to find hacks that allow them to stay on track with their diet.  One of the most common times when someone is prone to slipping up on a low carb diet is when they are on the run or when they are in need of a snack.  To combat this, preparation is key.  To

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Nutrition,

What is the Best Protein Powder?

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Whether you are new to the fitness industry or you have been visiting supplement shops for years, you have likely gone through the search for the best protein product out there.  If you check out online websites and vitamin shops, you will find that not only is there a variety of brands but also a variety of types.  This can make choosing the right protein for you a little more difficult.  Couple that with the fact that there is a lot of conflicting information out there when you search the internet, and you can see that you may never find

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Inflammation, Wellness,

Hot Saunas Equal Enhanced Performance and an Overall Enhanced You

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Some like it hot, some like it not.  Whether you are a lover of saunas, or absolutely can’t stand the heat, you should know that saunas are extremely beneficial.  With the use of a sauna you can enhance your athletic performance, improve your health, and boost your overall wellbeing. Saunas are a way to hyperthermically condition your body.  You may have heard that before, but may be wondering what exactly does that mean.  To hyperthermically condition your body means you are basically making your body stronger through heat stress, and yes saunas are great for inducing heat stress. Hyperthermic conditioning or heat stress can

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Nutrition,

30 Low Carb Foods that Taste Great

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With the popularity of low carb dieting on the rise the search for low carb foods that taste great is also on the rise.  These foods can consist of low carb swaps for some of your favorite starchy or sugary foods or simple single food items that are low in carbohydrates.  Check out this list of 30 of the best tasting low carb foods out there!   1. Bacon Of course, we are starting this list out with one of man’s favorite foods. Bacon! Bacon can be used in many different dishes and or just ate by itself.  You can

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Nootropics,

10 Nootropics to Make Your Brain Perform Better Everyday

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There is a lot of information out there on Nootropics.  It’s even debated what makes a substance fit into the nootropic category.  The broad definition is anything that enhances cognitive ability and increases the ability of your mitochondria.  So essentially nootropics are substances that allow you to rock whatever it is you want to rock. Below is a breakdown of nootropics to take to bump up your brain’s ability to perform and your mitochondria’s ability to make your brain and body perform better.  And no, this isn’t an all-encompassing list of everything; it is simply the quick and dirty of

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Brain, Wellness,

This is What 10 Minutes of Meditation Can Do for You

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Meditation? Not your forte?  Not even just 10 simple minutes of meditation? Is improving quality of life and not dying early your forte?  I thought it might be, so let’s chat about meditation. All I am asking for is 10 minutes here. Speaking of minutes, there are approximately 1,440 minutes in a day, 10,080 in a week, over 40,000 in a month, and 525,600 in a year.  Now that’s a lot of time!  Or at least it sounds that way. However, our reality (since perception is reality) seems that from the moment we wake up, to the time we lay