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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc

Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of…

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Nutrition Tips From Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins started a serious football career during his freshman year at Michigan State University — but he didn’t start thinking about nutrition until years later. We talked to Kirk about how he changed his eating habits — and incorporated Metabolic Meals — to improve his overall health and further his career….

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10 Exercises that Burn an Enormous Amount of Calories

Your exercise selection plays a big role in the number of calories you burn during a workout and for 24 to 48 hours afterward. To burn more calories, challenge your anaerobic lactic system by incorporating multiple large muscle groups — such as the back, glutes, and hamstrings — into the same exercise. Sets should last…

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7 Foods That Aren’t as Healthy as You Think

The nutrition field is in the beginning of a new era. The latest research is making it harder to ignore that the industry has been wrong about saturated fat and cholesterol. Look at eggs, for example. For a long time, eggs were widely associated with high cholesterol and heart disease. Now, however, we know that…

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4 Fitness Experts Share How They Get Clients Summer Ready

If you’re already eating healthy and exercising regularly, you’re no stranger to the quest for the ultimate routine. You’re probably just as familiar with how stubbornly those last few pounds or inches of fat can cling to certain areas. To help you get over the hump, four leading health and fitness specialists offer their expertise…

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Grilled Salmon Power Salad

Detox and nourish the body and the soul with this mega-healthy grilled salmon salad. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, healthy fats, and lean protein, this salad can be enjoyed with the wild-caught salmon grilled on top, or pulled apart and flaked within the salad. Feel free to substitute organic, free-range pulled chicken if salmon…

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Garlic Chicken, Organic Brown Rice Pasta and Green Pea Pesto

Our Executive Chef has studied all over the world, but when it comes to his favorite cuisine, there is no place as rich in culinary influence as Italy. Whether it is rustic, hearty dishes from Northern Italy or light, coastal-inspired entrees from Southern Italy, you really cannot go wrong when sampling the flavors of this…

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