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Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol

Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol

You Probably Didn’t Know This….Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol.  How can that even be possible you may be wondering. Ask any dietician, nutritionist or health professional - we did! - and most didn’t know the research behind this claim.  Cholesterol is found in your blood and can be described as a waxy substance. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but you want to avoid high cholesterol levels as that can increase your risk for heart disease. The higher the cholesterol level, the more fatty deposits accumulate in your blood vessels. We have all seen the photos of clogged arteries and...

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6 Tips to avoid getting sick!

Wash your hands, and do it often! Wash your hands with soap and water, and then follow up with an alcohol based hand sanitizer for added protection. Wash your hands before and after eating, working out, and visiting public places like the grocery store, bank, restrooms etc. Clean your cell phone. Cell phones go with us everywhere; They come in contact with our hands, face, back pocket...you get the picture. According to USA Today our smartphones are 7 times dirtier than a toilet seat. Yuck. To clean your phone mix rubbing alcohol with distilled water and pour into a small...

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The Pros and Cons of Counting Macros

Written by: Maggy Lehmicke The concept of counting macronutrients, also coined “macro dieting,” has gained traction in recent years for its ability to help people lose fat, build lean muscle and develop healthier eating habits. The concept behind counting macros, however, has been around for decades, starting with athletes and eventually becoming popularized through social media and fitness influencers. So what is macro counting and how does it work? Macronutrients are nutrients that your body requires in large amounts, which can be broken down into three groups: carbohydrates, protein and fats. Because each of these are essential for basic functioning...

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AlphaSize Alpha GPC vs Choline

AlphaSize Alpha GPC vs Choline

Put your “energy” drink down. Grab the container or spin the drink around and look at the supplement facts box. Do you see the ingredient AlphaSize®? Probably not, unless you are sipping on the new, Xendurance Focus drink. Do you see the word Alpha-GPC or Choline in your ingredient list? If so, let’s discuss why you may want to switch to a drink containing AlphaSize®. via GIPHY As we all search for the latest and greatest energy, focus and brain booster product, it is extremely rare to find AlphaSize® Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline (A-GPC) on a label. We will call it...

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