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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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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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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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Exercise, Wellness,

How To Lose Weight Fast and Simple

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Contrary to common belief, there are actually many ways to lose weight fast.  However, that does not mean that there are many easy or healthy ways to lose weight fast.  What’s more is some strategies that target rapid weight loss leave an individual prone to rapid weight regain following completion of the intervention.  It is important to note that if you take the time to dive into the research a bit then you may find that there are some effective strategies for dropping weight quickly, easily, safely, and allow yourself the ability to maintain that weight loss. Don’t Keep It

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Wellness,

The Amazing Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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Fasting is becoming a popular dietary protocol despite it having nothing to do with eating food at all. Contrary to common believe, fasting is no novel approach. In fact, fasting has been around as long as man has and there have even been references to this practice in the bible. Ben Franklin was even quoted saying, “the best of all medicine is resting and fasting.” This is because the art of fasting can not only be healthy but also therapeutic. Let’s start from the beginning. What is Fasting? Fasting is the avoidance of food and in some cases liquid for

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Exercise, Wellness,

20 Ways to Stay Fit With Minimal Effort

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Getting fit is not an easy task. It can take weeks or even months of hard training and paying attention to what you eat. Staying fit can be even harder. It is very common to see people meet their fitness goals and then quickly fall off their new healthy lifestyle leading to them reversing all of that progress that they worked so hard for. While staying fit can be hard, there are little things we can do to make the process easier. Try some of these tips for maintaining your fitness level with little effort! 1. Fasting Fasting is the