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5 Scientific Reasons to Eat Carbs

5 Scientific Reasons to Eat Carbs

The battle over whether or not carbs are essential for athletes is still very much alive. There’s a strong case to be made that power-based athletes should eat moderate to high amounts of carbohydrate to maximize performance. This includes every team sport athlete, every power-lifter, every bodybuilder, every Cross-fitter, and every serious recreational lifter. Here’s […]

EATING AVOCADOS MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER, HERE’S WHY…

EATING AVOCADOS MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER, HERE’S WHY…

It’s officially California avocado season. If you haven’t joined in on the smashing, scooping, slicing and avocado rose-making yet, now is a good time to jump in. Avocados are not Instagram-famous for nothing. This bumpy on the outside, creamy on the inside fruit is chock full of good-for-you nutrients. Avocados provide 11% of the daily […]

How To Know If You’re Making Progress—In Ways Beyond Weight

How To Know If You’re Making Progress—In Ways Beyond Weight

For years and years, people have been using the scale as their main way to measure progress. We’ve hurled tears and profanities at this thing when our weight doesn’t move like we’d like. But the truth is, you are more than just a number, and there are many other ways to measure your physical progress that […]

Himalayan Salt Lamps, Lemon Water, Lychee Fruits & More

Himalayan Salt Lamps, Lemon Water, Lychee Fruits & More

The Benefits you wouldn’t expect… Himalayan Salt Lamp Salt Lamps Cleanse & Deodorize the Air. Probably the most well-known benefit – and why the majority of people use them – is due to their incredible power to remove dust, pollen, cigarette smoke, and other contaminants from the air. Because Himalayan salt lamps remove microscopic particles […]

Popcorn, Bananas, Beets & More

Popcorn, Bananas, Beets & More

The Benefits you wouldn’t expect… Popcorn Scientists reported popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. They spoke at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. Joe Vinson, Ph.D., a pioneer in analyzing healthful components in chocolate, nuts and […]

Eating Carbs? Find out if it’s Necessary!

Eating Carbs? Find out if it’s Necessary!

Before getting started, here’s a quick explanation of “Carbs”. Carbohydrates are basically the micro-nutrients found in a food group of the food pyramid. They are usually in starches, sugars and fibers. Defining it in scientific terms, carbs are composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, thus termed “Carbohydrates”. They can be divided mainly into three groups: […]