Posts Tagged ‘ paleotrition ’

Benefits of resistance training

December 5, 2011
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Benefits of Resistance Training Resistance training, also known as weight or strength training, is probably the best type of workout to tone up, develop body shape, increase strength, and maintain fitness. Most people, especially those who are into sports, consider resistance training as an essential element for fitness and power enhancement, but many non-athletes don’t understand the aerobic and general health benefits of resistance...

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Pasteurized versus pasture-raised whey

May 20, 2011
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Whey protein is well-known to be a high-quality protein supplement which is derived from cow’s milk. Cow’s milk has two kinds of protein: Casein (roughly 80%) and Whey Protein (approximately 20%). Of the two, whey protein is considered to be the “Gold Standard” of protein as it is very easily processed by the body.           Protein is an important nutrient that is made up...

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The Science of Lifestyle Changing Diet

February 16, 2011
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Best Approaches to Dietary Changes It is easy to become overwhelmed with all the “free advice” out there on how to improve your health.   Everyone knows that healthy eating is incredibly important.  But, with literally hundreds (if not thousands) of diets, diet products, diet classes, diet supplements and diet books, it is hard to know where to start or which information to believe.  In...

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My favorite post (so far)

November 23, 2010
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A couple months ago, I hired a grad student, Aices Salvador, part-time to help me provide this website with top quality content.  She has been great.  Recently, I asked Aices to provide – in the first person – what she’s learned about nutrition, especially the paleo diet.  Below is her account (we edited it together). “What I’ve learned Doing Research on Nutrition and Paleo...

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A little more coconut water research…

November 19, 2010
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Source: Coconut Water Health Benefits. Retrieved on November 14, 2010, from http://www.foreverlookingood.com/coconut-water-health-benefits. Coconut water is one of the best natural drinks in nature. Aside from its natural and medicinal benefits as an energy drink, it is also essential in one’s quest for anti-aging. According to research, it acts as a powerhouse of anti aging properties.  It helps you look younger. Interestingly, many celebrities (e.g....

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Coconut Water

November 19, 2010
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I was traveling with a friend about6 months ago in the Baltimore area and we stopped in this great little health-oriented cafe.  I saw something interesting on the menu – Coconut water, served in the shell.  I had heard of coconut milk before, but didn’t know what this was. My friend grew up in India and immediately began to tell me about the great...

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The sports drink paradox

November 9, 2010
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There is no doubt that exercise is a key part of having a healthier lifestyle. Many experts say that drinking water after light to moderate exercise is fine but drinking too much water after a hard-day workout is not. Water can help you avoid dehydration, but it does not have any electrolyte content your body needs to function properly. That is the advantage of...

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The bitterness of sugar

November 8, 2010
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Here is a great article I found about the health issues that sugar can cause.  This is probably my single best piece of health advice – cut down (or out) sugar intake in your diet.  Probably nothing else will yield as much.  Below is the short list of potential issues…  10 Negative Effects of Sugar on Your Health Source: http://www.healthgolb.com/health/10-negative-effects-of-sugar-on-your-health/ Does sugar affect your...

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My personal story (losing 65+ pounds and gaining my health this year)

October 30, 2010
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At the beginning of 2010, I weighed close to 280 pounds and was heading towards all the health issues of the morbidly obese…  Today, I’m around 210 (slowly getting to an ideal 195-200) and look 5 years younger and feel 20 years younger.  Here is my story (a detailed blog is also available at www.paleo-blog.com): “In late January of this year, I started the Paleotrition Detox program and...

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7 Steps to the Paleo Diet

October 26, 2010
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Paleo Diet Conversion – a great article about making the transition to the Paleo diet From: Bird, S.A. (2009). Transitioning to a Paleo Diet. Retrieved October 25, 2010, from http://www.straighttothebar.com/2009/05/transitioning_to_a_paleo_diet.html This article provides seven (7) steps on how transition to Paleo diet takes effect. The first step is to identify the good and bad “guys” (aka foods). Being a Paleo devotee, you basically need to stop...

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