Monthly Archives: March 2018

What Type of Workout is Best on a Low Carb or Ketogenic Diet

Click Here to Subscribe: http://Bit.ly/ThomasVid Website: http://ThomasDeLauer.com What Type of Workout is Best on a Low Carb or Ketogenic Diet – Thomas DeLauer *Carbohydrate content falls during exhaustive exercise and muscle fatty acid oxidation increases with a concomitant increase in blood ketone concentrations* (1,2) Anaerobic/Aerobic and Intensity Your body requires different types of fuel, depending on the intensity of the exercise – as the intensity of exercise increases, the body shifts its fuel preference from blood-borne fatty acids (and glucose) towards those of intramuscular triglycerides (IMTG) and […]

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Is Aloe Effective for Blood Pressure, Inflammatory Bowel, Wound Healing and Burns?

The risks and benefits of aloe vera. Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter at https://www.nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and get a free recipe from his new HOW NOT TO DIE COOKBOOK. (All proceeds Dr. Greger receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking directly support NutritionFacts.org). This is the first of a whole bunch of aloe videos, but they’re going to be spread out over the next few months—keep an eye out by subscribing (https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe) to NutritionFacts.org (for free of course like everyone on the site). Got a bunch of […]

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11 Awesome Vegetable Recipes That Aren’t Salads

Did you know that only one in 10 U.S. adults meets the federal vegetable and fruit intake recommendations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Are you one of the naughty nine? You shouldn’t be. Veggies supply many of the vitamins and minerals you need to stay healthy. Not only that, they’re chock full of phytochemicals—plant chemicals that have been linked to protection from most of the deadly or chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. You should be feasting on at least […]

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What You Should Know About Soy

There’s a lot of confusion about soy — the different types and the science behind its effect on your health. Here’s what you should know about soy and is soy healthy? Over the years, studies have emerged with conflicting findings of soy and its effects on health. While soy products generally provide a good source of protein alongside important nutrients, some studies have led us to believe that soy supports heart health, cancer prevention, and even weight loss. Others have suggested that soy may be a cause of […]

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4 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Your Gut

Most people go through each day without giving their gastrointestinal system, often called the gut, much thought at all. However, if they knew that this part of the body had so much power over their physical, emotional and mental health and well-being, they may pay more attention. If you have yet to get familiar with your gut, consider these facts you may find surprising as well as methods for boosting a healthy GI tract. It Holds Majority of Immune SystemDid you know that 80 percent of the […]

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If Calcium Supplements Aren’t Safe, What About Calcium in Food?

In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “do not supplement.” What happened? I explore this in my Are Calcium Supplements Safe? video. It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand. Short-term studies have shown that calcium supplementation may drop blood pressures by about a point. Though the effect appears to be transient, disappearing after a few months, it’s better than nothing. Further, excess calcium in the gut can cause fat malabsorption […]

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DHA Supplementation During Pregnancy: How Much is Enough?

Are the current recommendations for DHA supplementation during pregnancy adequate? Research presented at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition suggests a higher intake may be more beneficial. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN). ICVN happens every five years and it’s a time for researchers, scientists, and others interested in vegetarian nutrition and lifestyle to gather and discuss the latest scientific breakthroughs in the field. It was the first time I’d attended the Congress, and I was eating […]

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How Nutritionists Bounce Back From a Binge

Parties, holidays, birthdays, bad days—sometimes a binge happens. Even to people who know the dangers so well, like LeeAnn Kindness, Jeff Chiarelli and Deanna Otranto from Nutrisystem’s team of nutritionists and weight loss pros. We asked them to tell us about their smartest strategies for getting back on track after a bout of unhealthy eating. Here’s what nutrition experts do after they give in to a binge… and why: 1. Forgive and forget. “Know that you’re not perfect. Striving for perfection can sabotage your goals,” LeeAnn says. […]

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Apple Butternut Squash Harvest Salad

Apple Butternut Squash Harvest Salad Full of fall flavors yet bright like Spring and I am sooooo loving this well-balanced Apple Butternut Squash Harvest salad. Ingredients:4 cups baby kale ½ large apple cut into slices 1 cup cubed and roasted butternut squash, cooled ¼ cup red onion, diced 2 tbsp goat cheese 1 tbsp walnuts 4 oz shredded chicken Maple Vinaigrette Dressing2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp pure maple syrup 1 tbsp Dijon mustard Directions: In a small bowl whisk together […]

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8 Calorie Bombs at the Salad Bar

In a country where only 32 percent of people don’t get their recommended daily servings of vegetables, salads are awesome. And, with the gazillion salad-focused restaurants that have popped up across the US, they’re more delicious than ever. But don’t be fooled into thinking they’re all great choices for people on weight loss programs: There’s a reason there are so many lists of fast-food and fast-casual salads that have more calories and fat than a Big Mac. Keep your salad truly healthy by avoiding these eight sneaky, […]

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