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Is coconut water more hydrating? The record breaking temperatures summer have prompted people to wonder about the best way to rehydrate after exercise. Options include sports drinks, plain water, or increasingly popular – coconut water. Coconut water is sometimes touted as the best option because it is lower in sugar than say Gatorade and quite … Continue reading

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Can excessive use of workout supplements be qualified as an eating disorder?  AND this time one that primarily affects males? Eating disorders are highly complex and the factors that promote them go well beyond the “body image/media promoting unrealistic role models” reasons we are familiar with; however, these influences often play a part. Generally, body … Continue reading

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At our current growth rate, traditional animal proteins like beef and chicken will not be able to sustain the earth’s population. What are our alternatives? Algae, quinoa and insects! While algae and certainly quinoa are becoming more mainstream, getting the average Western consumer to chow down on insects might be a harder sell. Continue reading

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Gut bacteria, they go well beyond your digestive health. The New York Times gives a great overview of the current research regarding gut bacteria and mood. It makes sense when you think of how closely your stomach and brain are connected AND did you know that most of the serotonin in your body originates in … Continue reading