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Feed Zone Portables Is Packed With Recipes For Real Workout Food You Can Make Yourself

Food for when you’re exercising is a whole product category these days. There are sticky sweet energy gels (every marathoner’s frenemy), plus a variety of bars and chews that are pretty much all expensive and taste terrible. The book Feed Zone Portables has an alternative: Homemade, portable food that has the nutrition you need, while tasting great.


The Ideal Amount Of Protein You Need In A Meal To Feel Full

One of the benefits of protein foods is that it keeps you full, which is helpful for when you’re trying to lose weight. But it’s not just any amount of protein. Specifically, you should aim for about 30 grams of protein per meal to help you control your appetite.


Do Pre-Workout Supplements Actually Help?

Pre-workout supplements make big promises to boost your performance, and with those promises come high price tags. You supposedly get a burst of energy, fatigue less easily and increase blood flow, all to help you get more out of your workout. The thing is, these supplements are really just powerful stimulants.


Are There Some Vegetables You Can't Stand? It May Be Genetic

Ever wonder why some people think coriander tastes like detergent while others scatter it over everything? Or why Brussels sprouts are delectable to some and disgusting to others? Part of that difference of opinion may lay in our genes.


How Much Protein You Really Need In Your Diet

Getting enough protein is important, regardless of whether you want healthy skin and nails, to lose weight, or get bulging biceps. But “enough” could be the difference between eating a few extra eggs and washing down your steak with protein shakes. Here’s how to find out.


The Psychological Factors That Cause Food Cravings

We all get cravings for specific foods every now and then, and those cravings can be so strong, they almost feel involuntary, like your body is missing some nutrient it can get from a muffin. This isn’t typically how cravings work, though.


Why Fad Diets Don't Work, And How To Spot Them

Fad diets come in many different forms. Some are straight up weird, and some are less crazy than others, but pretty much all of them share a few key characteristics. This video shows you how to spot health industry snake oil from a mile away.


Slim By Design Offers Tricks For Willpower-Free Dieting

According to author Brian Wansink, we make more than 200 food-related decisions every day — most without really thinking about them. Slim by Design takes Wansink’s surprising research on how we make those decisions and turns it into actionable tips.


Don't Feed Babies A Ton Of Rice Cereal, Says FDA

Rice cereal is a popular first food for babies. It’s also kind of high in arsenic, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, so if your kid gets a steady rice cereal diet, it’s time to diversify.


Organic Milk And Beef Have More Good Fats, But Not Enough To Impact Your Diet

Good news for people who buy organic milk and beef: there may really be more good omega-3 fatty acids in those products than their non-organic counterparts. The not-so-good news: they’re still expensive, and the nutritional difference won’t make much of a dietary impact.


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