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Published on February 7, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition
Special K Diet

The Special K Diet involves eating Special K with skim milk for breakfast and lunch, have a normal but reasonable dinner, have 2 snacks of Special K products or fruits and vegetables and one more serving of fruit. Well it’s simple enough, but does it work? Read on to learn the truth.
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Published on February 7, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition

Negative calorie foods are those that contain less calories than your body requires to chew and metabolize them. They should definitely not be your sole source of nutrition, but can be useful as a snack or a filling addition to a meal when you are dieting. Following are 19 negative calorie foods than you can mix and match – eat as much of them as you like.
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Published on January 18, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition

Hydration can be forgotten by bodybuilders, who may think that diet and exercise are the only things to think about. Hydration is important to your performance and results though, so read on to learn why.
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Published on January 8, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition
McDonald's Meal

Does eating fat make you fat? Is it an old wives’ tale or scientific truth? In this article you will find out the truth.
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Published on December 3, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition

Protein Synthesis is increased after exercise, but only for a limited time, so you have to make the most of it. Studies show that the increase lasts for 24-48 hours, as long as your body is provided with enough amino acids. Read on for more.
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Published on November 30, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition

In our previous article on How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight Fast? we found that for an obese person, consuming only 1000 calories per day will usually result in weight loss of 5kg per month or more. For an overweight person rather than an obese one, they may prefer to consume 1200-1500 calories per day for a slower weight loss but more food each day.

In this article we’ll look at some example foods that you can eat that will help you to lose weight fast. Read on to see more.
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Published on November 26, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition
White Rice and Whole Grain Rice

Eating white rice makes you fatter, increases your risk of diabetes. Read on to see why replacing white rice with brown rice or whole grain rice is a worthwhile lifestyle change.
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Published on November 25, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Nutrition

In this article we will look at various weight loss studies to see what weight loss is achievable with various calorie intake levels. Let’s start with a 500 calorie daily deficit. A calorie deficit means that you eat X amount of calories less than your BMR plus your burned calories from exercise, which will lead to weight loss.
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