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Top 5 Sources of Bad Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. Recently, they have become everyone's favorite macronutrient to hate. Conventional thinking says that cutting carbs out of your diet will lead to weight loss. The only reason that a low carb diet leads to weight loss is because of calorie reduction....

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Top 5 Ways to Lose Your Gut

When you eat more calories than you burn, you create a calorie surplus and your body is forced to store that extra energy as body fat (or build muscle if you're involved in a strength training routine). Where your body stores extra body fat is determined by genetics and...

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What are simple carbs?

Simple Carbs Carbohydrates are one of the macronutrients (alongside fats and proteins) whose main function is to provide the body with energy. Carbohydrates are somewhat unpopular due to the misconception that they cause weight gain. This popular misconception leads some to completely eliminate carbohydrates from their diets. Carbohydrates do not...

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What is the best post workout meal?

Post workout meals deliver the proper nutrients to the muscle in a timely manner in order to help the body start the recovery process quickly. A good post workout meal will help you get stronger, gain more muscle and improve your overall fitness level. Effects of Exercise on Muscle Tissue Exercise...

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Top 5 Weight Loss Killers

Successful weight loss plans are all based on one simple principle: burn more calories than you eat. Unfortunately, this principle has some complicated pitfalls that limit success. Ignoring calorie intake, eating excess junk food and physical inactivity are the quickest ways to kill weight loss. 1. Ignoring Calorie Intake. A...

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. Carbs provide the fuel your body needs to perform everyday tasks such as digesting food, physical activity and keeping the all of the organs powered up. Without carbs, your body will underperform in a wide variety of tasks. Though low carb...

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What are carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are one of the main macronutrients that provide the body with energy (4 calories per gram). Though fat and protein can also be a source of energy for the body, carbs are the body's main source without which, peak performance will be unattainable. Carbohydrates Explained All carbohydrates are made up...

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