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Is Dairy Causing Your Stomach Discomfort?

Stomach discomfort is incredibly common and at times, difficult to figure out. However,  there are a few simple steps you can take to help you get to the root cause of your digestive distress. And, if you think dairy is the culprit, it is very important to figure out if dairy is indeed problematic and if so, what aspect of dairy is causing your issues. By doing this you will not unnecessarily remove foods, and therefore nutrients, from your diet. …

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Is Dairy Causing Your Stomach Discomfort?

Stomach discomfort is incredibly common and at times, difficult to figure out. However, there are a few simple steps you can take to help you get to the root cause of your digestive distress. And, if you think dairy is the culprit, it is very important to figure out if dairy is indeed problematic and if so, what aspect of dairy is causing your issues. By doing this you will not unnecessarily remove foods, and therefore nutrients, from your diet. …

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Sleep Wearables Do Not Measure Deep and REM Sleep Accurately

Sleep wearables do not accurately measure sleep stages (light, deep and REM sleep). But they can give you an idea about the time you go to bed, wake up and total time asleep. In a study examining several sleep wearables (below) as compared to a FDA validated EEG device (Sleep Profiler), all of the devices tended to over or underestimate at least one of these variables measured: total sleep time, total time awake and sleep efficiency (how much time you …

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CrossFit Nutrition Guidelines Are Not Healthy

CrossFit Nutrition is a Scam

If you follow the CrossFit nutrition guidelines, you’ve been scammed by make believe nutrition experts – they aren’t really experts because no nutrition expert would write such nonsense. You remember playing make believe as a kid? Well, CrossFit is still playing.  CrossFit has so many things wrong with their nutrition manual that they should stick in a fire and let it burn. Here is a snapshot of some of their advice: Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, …

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Advanced Glycation End Products are Bad for Bone, Cartilage and Tendons

AGEs (advanced glycation end products) can wreck your tendons, bones, cartilage and other tissues. Think of AGEs like a torch lighting your body on fire with inflammation and altering your body’s structures. AGEs were a blip on the screen in Game Changers yet they weren’t discussed. How do AGEs Accumulate in the Body? AGEs are complex compounds formed in food during processing; mainly when foods are heated. Protein and fat rich foods that are broiled, grilled, fried or roasted tend …

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For Just 15 cents per Egg You are Getting Great Nutrition Value

Eggs are a bargain. For just 15 cents per egg you will get a lot of nutrition value. Check out my instagram post on this topic. References: 1 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 2015; 8. 2 American Medical Association. Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates. 2017; Available from: https://www.ama-assn.org/sites/ama-assn.org/files/corp/media-browser/public/hod/a17-resolutions.pdf. 3 U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. Retail prices for …

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