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According to the Harvard Medical School published in 2015, the glycemic index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels. Also known as “blood sugar,” blood glucose levels above normal are toxic and can cause blindness, kidney failure, or increase cardiovascular risk. …

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Please introduce yourself. Being raised on a cotton farm in Wall Texas, my parents taught me that hard work was a part of life, but enjoying the journey was just as important.  Being thankful and having gratitude for those things and people that surround me was ingrained into my life. As a child, I severed …

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Many people are confused when it comes to carb cycling. What is it, exactly? And can it be beneficial for them? While it can work for anyone, carb cycling is an advanced diet strategy that requires testing and manipulation to determine what is best for each individual. What is Carb Cycling? Carb cycling encourages people to manage …

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Q: Should I substitute a protein shake for a meal? A: The ideal form of protein intake should come from real food. Protein supplements are just that… supplements. You receive the most nutrients and benefits from clean, non-processed types of food. Shakes or bars are convenient as a quick protein source for post workout or when you’re in a …

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It’s that time of year again…a time where we reflect on reasons to be thankful…and a time to eat turkey!!! It’s the time of year where there are more parties, more food, and often as a result, a bigger waistline. Unfortunately, nothing changes unless something changes. (Let me say that again. Read: Nothing changes unless …

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