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What is the Best Protein Powder For Lactose Intolerant People

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Did you know that close to 75% of the population in the world may be lactose intolerant? This is due to the fact that as we grow older enzymes meant to break down lactose start depleting. A joke is always made that, instead of calling the majority number of people lactose intolerant people, we should refer to the minors as lactose persistent. Whey protein powder is what most people are familiar with because it is the most common protein powder. It is mostly used by athletes, bodybuilders, and weight watchers. Unfortunately for a lactose intolerant person whey is a big

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Brain, Exercise,

Bad Habits You Should Break to Increase Your Energy

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Habits and energy…do they really have anything to do with each other? We can all identify certain habits as “bad”, such as smoking, chewing on our fingernails, or not changing an empty toilet paper roll.  Would breaking these habits increase our energy level?  To answer this I think we have to first look at what we mean by increasing energy. When discussing energy I think we have to look at what “energy” means to us. Does an increase in energy mean that we are more productive, we feel physically energized, or we have a better overall sense of wellbeing, as

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Exercise, 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 for a ketogentic diet. 1. Nuts Nuts are a great source of healthy fat.  Typically, a serving of nuts

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Exercise, 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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Fitness, 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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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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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

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Wellness,

10 Truths About Water That Everybody Should Know

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Water, your resource for life! Two simple hydrogens and one oxygen put together to create the elixir of life. Absolutely magic! Not only is it something that keeps us alive, it also keeps us healthy. We as humans are drawn to water and for good reason. And here are 10 of those reasons now: Top 10 Truths About Healthy Drinking Water: Just hearing, seeing, or touching water can drop our blood pressure a few notches. Think soft murmuring brook, gentle wash of the ocean waves, or the feel of a warm summer rain falling on your skin. More relaxed and

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Exercise,

Why Strength Training is the Workout to Do For Maximum Fat Loss

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Looking to lose weight? If you’ve packed on a few too many pounds over the last few months and are now looking to get lean and fit for the summer ahead, you might be browsing through different workout regimes. Your first instinct might be to run out and hop on the nearest piece of cardio equipment you can find. The more hours you put in, the better the progress you’ll make – right? Not quite. The fact is, cardio training, while helpful and never a ‘bad’ thing, isn’t ideal for fat loss purposes. But yet, many choose to believe that’s

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Why Athletes Need Magnesium to Maximize Performance

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Are you feeling exhausted, or getting unusual muscle cramps during workouts? You might be deficient in magnesium. Magnesium is an essential mineral that 75% of the U.S. population is deficient in. “Studies have shown that only about 25% of U.S. adults are at or above the recommended daily amount of 310 to 320 milligrams for women and 400 to 420 for men,” says Dr. Danine Fruge, Associate Medical Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Florida.1 One of the benefits of magnesium is the ability to help produce more mitochondria during exercise. There are two ways to become a high performing athlete.