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The sheer number of weight loss pills on the market is overwhelming. Want to know which work and which don’t?

  • August 26th, 2013
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Pre-workout supplements are one of the biggest sellers in the supplement industry. Are they worth it, though, or would caffeine pills be just as good?

  • August 19th, 2013
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The workout supplement industry has been a cesspool of fraud for too long. Let’s do something about it.

  • August 12th, 2013
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In the last 13 years, I’ve seen all sides of the health and fitness game. I was the newbie without a clue, following magazine workouts and buying hundreds of dollars of worthless supplements every month. I was the guy stuck in a rut, just going through the motions every week. Not getting any bigger, leaner, or stronger, […]

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Cinnamon is much more than just another spice on the rack. Did you know that it can improve insulin sensitivity?

  • March 28th, 2013
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Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (and particularly carbonated soft drinks), can lead to weight gain and increase your risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

The common solution for sweetening foods and beverages is to use artificial sweeteners like sucralose (Splenda) and aspartame (Nutrasweet, and now AminoSweet).

While these substances may not be as harmful as some say, studies have shown that they indeed may cause harmful effects in the body. Until further research is done, I think it’s smartest to avoid them.

So what can we use as a safe, low-calorie sweetener?

  • March 25th, 2013
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