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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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5 Fattiest Foods for a Ketogenic Diet

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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The Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Vinegar is no novel ingredient to humans.  Despite it being a common product used for cooking or various other purposes around the house, vinegar has long been touted as a natural remedy for many different conditions.  This has led to a drastic increase in the use of products like Apple cider vinegar.  Apple cider vinegar is becoming very popular in the health and nutrition industry due to some of the research coming out demonstrating its various health benefits.  Here I will touch on a few of the ways that apple cider vinegar can improve your overall health. Lower Blood Glucose

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5 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Vinegar is French for sour wine.  Pretty aptly named don’t you think?  Apple cider vinegar, which I guess could be considered sour apple wine, is one of those things I put in the MacGyver category of products.  Along with baking soda and coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, like MacGyver, does so much with so little.  So next time you have to keep a train from derailing, diffuse a bomb, or perhaps become stranded in France, be sure to have these three little miracle products on hand. So what is this stuff? Apple cider vinegar is a simple concoction of crushed apples

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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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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

Why Testosterone is Important
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What is Testosterone and Why is it Important for Muscle Growth & Health?

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Testosterone is the primary male hormone, a steroid found in humans and other mammals. While women also have testosterone, men have about seven to eight times as much as women. It’s a scientific fact that as men age, the levels of testosterone drop.  Testosterone levels start falling off rapidly at around age 40. Testosterone Basics Explained: Testosterone is a male hormone made naturally by the body. It’s important in the growth of male reproductive organs such as the testes and the prostate gland. It’s also responsible for lean, healthy muscle mass, the growth of body hair, bone density, mental alertness, and

What is Creatine and what are the Side Effects
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What is Creatine and What Are The Short & Long Term Side Effects?

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If you’ve found this page, that means you are toying with the idea of creatine supplementation but want to make sure that you’ve done your research before you decide to dive in.  There are some unknowns with creatine use. The good news is that this supplement has been on the market for a while and for the most part has been found to be relatively safe.  Before we can look at benefits and potential side effects, you need to understand what creatine is and what it does. So what is Creatine and Where is it Found? Creatine is a