DIet & Nutrition

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “food poisoning.” Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and Certified Nutritionist Mira Calton’s new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.

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Why Sugar is Worse than Darth Vader

Article from nerdfitness.com Sugar. Highly addictive, horribly debilitating, unfortunately pervasive, and freaking delicious. If I had to point to ONE culprit to our country’s expanding waistlines and rapidly deteriorating health, it would be sugar.  The amount of havoc sugar and sugar substitutes have wreaked on our nation is horribly depressing.  Fear not, as I’ve come up with […]

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Hydrate and Take Electrolytes to Prevent Cramps in Those Hot Summer WODs, Right? Wrong! – Tabata Times

And what is a cramp, exactly? We know when we get one and what they feel like, but do we actually know what is happening and why? How do we prevent a cramp? And why do they hurt so much?

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How to Kill Your Next WOD – TheBoxMag.com

Article from TheBoxMag.com By Bob LeFavi, Ph.D., CSCS, USAW. Bob is a professor of sports medicine at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga. Regardless of whether you’re an experienced CrossFitter or a beginner, you know what those first few weeks felt like. You hurt! In fact, even now your days off feel oh so good. Experienced […]

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9 Foods You Should Never Attempt to Eat

Article from Mercola.com By Dr. Mercola Many foods have been heavily promoted as being healthy when they are nothing more than pernicious junk foods. In the featured article, Clean Plates1 founder Jared Koch shared his list of nine staple foods that are far less “good for you” than you’ve been led to believe. Here, I expand […]

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9 Reasons To Avoid Sugar As If Your Life Depended On It (Because, well, it does!) – Popsci.com

Article from popsci.com By Kris Gunnars/ Authority Nutrition 1. Added Sugar Supplies a Large Amount of Fructose The reason added sugar (and its evil twin… High Fructose Corn Syrup) is bad for you, is that it supplies a very large amount of fructose. Sugar (and HFCS) are half glucose, half fructose. Glucose is essential and can be […]

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Eating to Recover: How and What to Eat Post Workout – BreakingMuscle.com

Article from BreakingMuscle.com By Brad Sly, Contributor – Nutrition For years the most important meal of the day has been said to be breakfast, but I believe that to be wrong. I suspect most of the readers here could agree that with all the effort you put into your training that your post-workout nutrition just may be more […]

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