Fitness & Nutrition

Questions and Answers on Gluten – Part 1


What is Gluten? Gluten is what gives flour its doughy elastic consistency and what makes it chewy, which is why over the centuries, gluten-containing grains...

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    Going to Buy a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte? You’d Better Read This First.

    The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte rivals college football and Halloween ads as a commercial sign of the season, even if the weather is still breaking... Read more

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    Benefits of Functional Training for Older Adults

    Day-to-day activities account for many of the insidious injuries faced by older Americans. Carrying grocery bags, reaching for an item on the top shelf, bending... Read more

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    Just 2 Servings of Pistachios a Day Improves Cardiovascular Health in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News Type 2 diabetics could significantly improve their bodies’ responses to stress simply by eating two servings of pistachios... Read more

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    Easy Guacamole

    Is there anything better than guacamole? Don’t bother thinking about the question, because the answer is no, there is not.  As far as dips go,... Read more

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    CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side (Video)

    How does a workout become a social identity? In some ways, it’s choosing a gym. In some ways, it’s choosing a life.   This video was... Read more

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    Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein? (Video)

    Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein? Dr. Greger answers the question... Read more

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    Are Gut Bacteria the Secret to Losing Weight?

    Did you know that your body is the home of trillions of microbes? And even more, did you know that these little critters are your... Read more

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    Fall in Love With Your Personal Trainer

    You’ve decided to seriously invest in your health and hire a personal trainer.  It’s a great idea to have a dedicated fitness expert in your... Read more

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    Ridiculously Good Pumpkin Spice Cookies

    One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance of winter squash and pumpkins at the farmers market. They’re such an awesome food –... Read more

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    Check Out “The Dirty Dozen List”

    Pesticides are chemicals used to control agricultural pests that damage crops and livestock. More than one billion tons of pesticides are used on crops in... Read more

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    Enjoy the Fall Apple Harvest

    Crisp, juicy apples are a fall tradition as well as a Nutritarian treat. Take advantage of the bountiful selection of apples available this time of... Read more

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    Weight Lifting Can Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts

    Are you having trouble trimming down? Your diet definitely accounts for the majority of your success here, but exercise can help take you the rest... Read more

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    Should You Choose a Gluten-Free Diet?

    Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, rye and barley. For people with the autoimmune condition coeliac disease, eating foods that contain gluten... Read more

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    A Little Vigorous Exercise Yields Big Fitness Gains

    If you want to get in shape, you will become far more fit in far less time if you include some vigorous exercise. A new... Read more

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    3 Simple Reasons to Kiss Your Sweeteners Goodbye

    Sugar – the less of it we eat, the healthier we all will be. At last, people are starting to get the message that too... Read more

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    Which States Are the Most and Least Obese?

    Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual report on obesity last week.  Mississippi and West Virginia fared the worst,... Read more