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A study on Ironman triathletes found that supplementing sodium during a triathlon had no real effect on blood sodium. (source)


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What kind of milk are you drinking ? Look for whole unhomogenized milk. That will fill you up. Skim is just water and sugar. Oatmeal and beans are loaded with fiber and that fiber will stick to your gut and keep you fuller. In the long run, you are better off chewing most your food. It will keep you more satiated and your body will digest and absorb most of ...


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The criticisms of artificial sweetener are overstated and there's nothing I'm aware of that shows a causal relationship between artificial sweeteners in human beings and real adverse health. Mind you, these substances have been scrutinized more than almost anything else you'll ingest. From the Mayo Clinic: But according to the National Cancer Institute ...


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Either or my friend. Makes no difference. The cholesterol in eggs will cause you zero harm. This is a myth. In fact, it will likely help you. Read this article. Why Egg Yolks Are Good For You: The Perfect Protein Source by Poliquinâ„¢ Editorial Staff 11/5/2013 12:16:49 PM Eggs are the perfect source of protein. They score highest on four scientific scales ...


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Stick with real food. The only time protein powders are useful is post workout. They are highly insulinogenic. So they are not an ideal protein source over the course of the day if you want to stay lean. Stick with chicken, turkey, eggs, beef, dairy (greek yogurt). If you have an aversion to animal products, beans, nuts and legumes are loaded with protein as ...


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"Real food" that is naturally high in protein will always in out over powders nutritionally speaking. This is largely dependent on where you live. In the United States whey protein is relatively cheap, and animal meat is relatively expensive. In most developing nations however meat is much cheaper than the cost of importing a tub of whey. A chicken breast ...


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Protein is just one of many factors in the complex process of building muscle. Another factor that is relevant to this topic of diet/nutrition is that of total caloric intake. If you aren't getting enough calories then it doesn't matter how much protein you consume because you simply won't be building muscles. Let's start with protein. The academy of ...


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Not true at all. The protein you get from nuts are great. The only drawback is that nuts are an incomplete protein meaning that they do not contain all the essential amino acids. All you need to do is combine nuts with a grain of some sort (whole grain bread, rice, etc) and you will get the missing amino acids you are looking for. The truth is, you probably ...


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It is never a good idea to be starving, especially before you train. So if you are hungry, you need to eat. Make sure you are not dehydrated either. Especially on a higher protein diet, your body will require more water. I find a piece of cheese and a handful of almonds with a tall glass of water an hour before I train provides me with the energy I need to ...


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Fat loss is also a goal Learn to control your hunger. If you want to lose fat, you need to reduce your calorie intake. The reason you are distracted is because your body releases a hormone called ghrelin ahead of expected meal times. This is a unconsciously trained response, and as you alter your diet your body will release hormones at the right times ...


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If you really are eating "no carbs", you'll be in ketosis. Although pretty grueling for the first 48-72 hours, your blood sugar will quickly level out and you'll have a much more balanced energy level throughout the day. You'll want to really avoid high glycemic index foods. That would include (basically) any carbohydrate that is not found in its natural ...


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If it is just one day a week then increasing your protein the following day will leave some extra protein for yesterday underfed muscle to be replenished and repaired efficiently. It is nothing grot worry about as far as you are hitting your weekly goal your body has a way if evenly distributing protein accordingly. The beauty of our body is the mechanics ...


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There are two artificial sweeteners in this product: sucralose, and acesulfame potassium (also known as Ace-K). The purpose of using two sweeteners is to get a better sugar-like taste profile than with a single sweetener alone. You can read the relevant Wikipedia articles on these substances, but suffice it to say that neither one is really all that good ...


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Actually, Aspartame has a pretty clear bill of health. There were some early studies which suggested that megadoses, the equivalent of slamming 40-50 diet sodas every day, might lead to a slight increase in cancer rates, but better studies have eliminated confounding factors and found that the risk is less than that of using natural sugars in food due to the ...



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