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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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The Deets on Oxidative Stress

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University Every day it seems there is a new article on the amazing health benefits of antioxidant consumption. Article and news headlines tout these mystical nutrients for numerous things ranging from longer lifespan, slower aging, reduced cancer risk, and various other glamorous effects. While these …

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