Macro Profile – Protein

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The word protein alone conjures up images of muscle-bound gym-bros tossing back shaker-bottles full of chalky powder after grunting their way through a set. Whether you’re a long-term lifter looking for the gains, a fitness newbie worried about getting too bulky, or a busy working mom who just wants to keep up with all of her responsibilities getting the right …

Use The Force (to destroy Diet Culture)

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When I saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I left the theatre feeling like glitter had exploded inside of me. A powerful, child-like awe had consumed me with a single, joyous determination: “I want to be like Rey when I grow up!” This must have been how a whole generation of kids felt when they saw Luke Skywalker on the …

100 Calories of Bricks vs. 100 Calories of Feathers

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Wanna know what makes me Hulk out? If you don’t know what CICO is, it’s an acronym meaning Calories In – Calories Out. And it definitely isn’t “a diet”. It is the first law of thermodynamics – matter can neither be created nor destroyed. It can only change form. As living beings, we consume energy through what we eat and …

What Can The Keto Diet Do For You?

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“So you’re doing that new keto thing everyone’s doing?” My mug from The Keto Box gets a lot of attention – almost as much as Morris the Manatea. While it doesn’t have quite as much name recognition as “Paleo,” people are starting to pick up on it and are genuinely curious. Unfortunately, like most fitness and health topics, there is …