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Food Fight: High Fat vs High Carb

Written by Asker Jeukendrup. Follow Asker on Twitter @Jeukendrup There is a lot of debate about “training low”, low carb diets, Paleo diets, Atkins diets, fasted training, keto diets, etc. versus the more traditional high carbohydrate approach. It seems that people are in one of these two camps and there is little or no middle ground. The… Keep Reading

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TED-Ed VIDEO: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Drink Water?

Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Chris Bishop. Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of… Keep Reading

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High-Sugar Sports Drink Sales up 35% as School Starts

Despite the health risks, parents are stockpiling gatorade and similar ‘sports’ drinks as kids head back to school and back on the field. Despite the American Academy of Paediatrics and many other reputable organisations, including the Connecticut state government, attempting to limit consumption of the sugary beverages, sports drinks experienced a 35 percent spike in… Keep Reading

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