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Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance

Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance

While once only embraced by diet culture, the low-carb craze has begun to infiltrate the nutrient regimens of athletes. Instead of using the most convenient and natural form of energy—carbohydrates—those who follow this diet philosophy predominantly rely on animal-based fat and protein stores to get them through a workout. While some may claim to make gains in the gym, those […]

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Are Avocados Fattening?

Are Avocados Fattening?

Avocado Board-funded studies suggest avocados may facilitate weight loss, but compared to what? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, & Coconut Oil?

What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, & Coconut Oil?

Do the medium-chain triglycerides in coconut oil, and the fiber in flaked coconut, counteract the negative effects on cholesterol and artery function? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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