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Intermittent Fasting – Advantage or Detriment to Your Workouts?

Guest blog contributed by Your Fitness Dietitian intern Amanda LaPorte. You can find Amanda on Instagram at @theflexing_flexitarian Tired of seeing fad diets everywhere? Yeah, me too. As tiring as it might be to see everything getting “keto-ified” or having a barrage of detox drinks thrown at you, there is a small part of you that is …

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How Much Protein Is Too Much?

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University It seems like no matter what dietary approach you hear about, one thing tends to be agreed upon. Protein is king. Regardless of what sport you are involved in, everyone says, “eat more protein”. The idea is that if you consume extra protein, you …

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A Tiny Underestimated Seed – A Lot of Athletic Potential

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University In a previous blog post, we dove into the craze that is nitrates for athletic performance enhancement. I won’t touch on everything covered over there, so check it out if you get a chance. In brief, nitrates that come from plant based sources are beneficial to …

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