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Clean Eating

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to argue powerfully and publicly that the official diet advice we have been encouraged to follow since the 1970s is fundamentally wrong. It is refined carbohydrates and sugars that we should be avoiding, he says, not fat.

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Exercise

8 Of The Most Important Morning Exercises You Should Do as Soon as You Get Out of Bed

You know that phrase, “Do what’s most important first thing in the morning”? That doesn’t mean check your email or scroll through Twitter and Instagram. It means perform some morning exercises. Considering the fact your day is mostly going to be spent sitting in front of your screen, the best thing you can do when you open your eyes is get your blood flowing.

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Exercise

5 Exercises to Help Correct Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Many shoulder patients are bombarded with a multitude of exercises to correct shoulder impingement. These can be difficult to perform correctly and regularly. We have extracted the top 5 home-based exercises from our in-depth shoulder impingement research, which are fairly easy to perform and easy to remember.

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Clean Eating

10 Of The Most Nutrient Dense Foods On The Planet

There is only a limited amount of food you can eat in a single day. To maximize the amount of nutrients you take in, it makes sense to spend your calorie budget wisely. The best way to do that is to simply eat the foods that carry the greatest amount and variety of nutrients.

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Diet and Nutrition

Printable Meal Planning Templates to Simplify Your Life

Odds are good that you plan your vacations in advance. You probably plan your budget, too. You plan birthday parties, weddings and family gatherings. But do you plan your meals? Meal planning is the most effective way to start building healthy habits, says Jenny Champion, Daily Burn Nutrition and Fitness Coach. “You’re so much more likely to stick to your goals when you’re not winging it on a meal-to-meal basis,” she says.

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