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A Word on Sacrifice

If you live in a first world country like me (Go USA!), you know the comforts and standards of living we take for granted every day. Especially for those in the middle class...

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How To – Carb Cycling

What is Carb Cycling? Carb cycling is a relatively simple concept. Or at least, I like to keep it simple. Recall that the body likes to use carbohydrates for its source of energy for intense...

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Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a powerful lifestyle and eating strategy that I personally use on a daily basis to stay lean, increase my insulin sensitivity, and generally simplify my life. IF is exactly how it sounds:...

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All About Insulin Resistance and Sensitivity

Like pretty much all hormones in the body, insulin is important. The lack of insulin or insulin resistance is what leads to diabetes. This is because insulin is the hormone that regulates your blood sugar...

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Be a Conscious Eater – Read Nutrition Facts

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require that food manufacturers and sellers label their products with nutrition facts and ingredient lists. You may be familiar with the iconic image, even if you...

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The Basics of Metabolism and Weight Loss

We all know the word metabolism, but what does it really mean? The average person might define metabolism as the process of breaking down food. That is partially true, but it’s actually much...