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What Do the Olympics Say About Us?

We have all waited two long years for these days to come. Whether we know it or not, the Olympics will run a lot of what we do for the next couple of weeks. And why is that? Because of what they represent.

Olympians represent 3 things: They represent our countries. When an American wins, America wins, when an Englishman wins, England wins, etc. It is what unites our countries in one common goal. They represent our generations. Olympians do not just compete against one another; they compete against everyone before them. The athletes in the games have trained

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Posted by cborgers on July 27, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition, Exercise

Snack Week Day 5: Fatty Foods

Here it is! The final day of snack week, enjoy…

Snack Tip of the Day:

What is the ideal diet? For years dieters have said that 5-6 full, but small meals a day is best. A tried and true method seems to be cooking or planning your “snack” meals (Meals 2,4 and 6) the day before, then you will be more likely to get the right meals at the right time. In fact, if you plan all of your meals in advance you are more likely to get the healthy meals you need, when

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Posted by cborgers on July 13, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Snack Week Day 4: Dairy

Snack Tip of the Day:

In most circumstances, cravings are very short lived, in fact, they typically only last about 15-20 minutes. If you are sitting on the couch watching TV and feel like a bowl of ice cream, go on a walk or wait two more commercial breaks before you make the choice. Challenge yourself and you will find that you are stronger than you think.

Day 4 of Snack Week: Scary Dairy

The fact is that most dairy products are loaded with fat and often sugar. Because of the addictive properties found

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Posted by cborgers on July 13, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Snack Week Day 3: Carbs

Snack Tip of the Day:

With a 2000 calorie diet, calories can be consumed in two ways:

    Splitting the calories up into three meals (about 670 calories per meal)     Splitting the calories up into three meals and 2-3 snacks a day. There are many ways to do this: 450 calories per meal and 215 calories per snack (3 snacks) or 500 calories per meal and 250 calories per snack (2 snacks), etc.

We suggest the second option because it allows you to refill your body more consistently through the day. Plus, if one of your meals is

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Posted by cborgers on July 13, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Snack Week Day 2: Salt

Snack Tip of the Day:

It is a fact that sometimes we snack or eat because we just feel like it. But what is the underlined reason for this? It is often because we are malnourished throughout the day and when we finally get a chance to relax our body reminds us that it wants more nourishment, so we reach for any food in sight.

Day 2 of Snack Week: Scary Salt

The problem with salt is it always comes attached to a lot of sodium, calories, carbs, and bad fats. So, in order

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Posted by cborgers on July 13, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Snack Week Day 1: Sugar

Greetings to all of our followers and viewers! This week we are dedicating our posts to a predator that is deadly to your goal of living long and loving life: snacks. If we all were only hungry at meal times then it would be much easier to live healthy, but in reality the time in between meals is what gets us. So tune in every day to find out how you can avoid losing your health to snacks.

Day 1 of Snack Week: Big Bad Sugar

Sugar cravings are dangerous because when they hit, there are

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Posted by cborgers on July 13, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

16 Foods You Should Eat

In the past couple of weeks we have talked about protein, cholesterol, carbs, and fats. With all of this information in mind, we have made a list of 16 foods and supplements that you should substitute or add into your diet.

 

Chicken tenders/breast: When these are not fried, you can create amazingly good and healthy meals.

Skim Milk: if you are going to drink dairy, make sure that it is low fat.

Tilapia: this inexpensive and tasty fish is filled with protein and good fats.

Black Beans: great

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Posted by cborgers on July 02, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Diets That Do Not Work

New diets come out often; the problem with them is often that they often do not address the source of an unhealthy lifestyle. Below is an explanation of why certain diets can be damaging in the long run.

Here is the bad news:

The reason dieting is so hard is because you are retraining your body to run off of a healthy amount food, which takes time and perseverance.

Diets that Focus on a Single Food: The grapefruit diet and the cabbage soup diet are both excellent examples of this. You cannot survive

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Posted by cborgers on June 29, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition, Weight Loss

The Power of Protein

In general, the main purpose of protein is to build, maintain, and replace all of the tissues in your body. These tissues include your muscles, organs, and immune system.

There are two things to consider when deciding how much protein to eat in a day: 1. Weight: there are multiple ways to determine how much protein you should eat based on your body mass, but here is an easy and effective calculation:

2. Caloric Intake: 30% of the calories that you eat should be from protein.

Now it is hard to find proteins that

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Posted by cborgers on June 27, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

Let’s Talk About Carbs

In general all carbs do the same thing: give us energy. There are two main categories of carbohydrates, and a couple of subcategories.

Carbohydrates are stored in three places in your body: Liver, Muscles, and Fat. We want to consume just enough carbs so that our liver and our muscles are filled with carbohydrates, anymore and they will be turned to fat.

Complex Carbs: these carbs give you sustained and prolonged energy.

    Fibrous Carbs: these are filled with vitamins and minerals, and are not digestible by the body.

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Posted by cborgers on June 20, 2012 | Categories: Diet and Nutrition

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