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Four Fruit-Based Desserts That Your Taste Buds – and Your Waistline – Will Love

Four Fruit-Based Desserts That Your Taste Buds – and Your Waistline – Will Love

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Fruit is nature’s candy: sweet, appealing, colorful and delicious. Most fruits are superfoods, packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre. A bowl of fresh fruit salad is a visual delight, and there’s nothing easier than grabbing an apple or a banana for a quick on-the-go snack. Sometimes, though, you might find yourself craving something special […]

Protein for Building Lean Body Mass: Is There a Limit to How Much You Can Absorb?

Protein for Building Lean Body Mass: Is There a Limit to How Much You Can Absorb?

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Protein is an essential macronutrient and you need more of it if you do strength train or do high-intensity exercise. Protein supplies the amino acids your muscles need to grow and repair from a workout. On the other hand, some bodybuilders have the mindset that more protein is better for building muscle. As a result, they take in more than the recommended amount. How much protein do you really need if you work out?

The Top Ten Signs That You Have an Overactive Thyroid Gland

The Top Ten Signs That You Have an Overactive Thyroid Gland

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The thyroid gland is located just beneath your voice box and one of its main functions it to control the rate at which your body burns the calories you consume. When the thyroid gland starts producing excessive amounts of hormones, a condition called hyperthyroidism develops. Read on to learn about the ten main signs that you should see a doctor to discuss whether you have hyperthyroidism.