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  • June 19, 2018

    Leucine: The Protein Switch

    New evidence shows that not all proteins are equal when it comes to making muscle protein. Whey protein, found in milk products, is more effective than other protein sources for enhancing muscle protein synthesis. 
  • June 1, 2018

    Retrain Your Taste Buds and Tame Your Sweet Tooth

    As we age, our taste preferences also change and develop. Some taste changes are welcomed as a rite of passage, such as learning to enjoy coffee or fine wine. However, many people bemoan their lingering sweet tooth. In light of the increasing emphasis on the perils of too much sugar, it is no wonder that people want to cut back. But, can you retrain your taste buds? And should you make going sugar-free your goal? 
  • May 22, 2018

    Post pregnancy? Five Steps to Your Best Body

    Have you recently had a baby? In the coming months, you will feel the pressure from images on Instagram, family and complete strangers to get your body back.  As a first-time mom to an eleven-month-old, I’ve been there, uncomfortable with a softer mid-section and fuller cheeks. What eating and exercise looked like pre-baby isn’t the same due to a new and unpredictable schedule, a body that is recovering and sleep deprivation. The pressure to ‘get your body back’ in the midst of this can be overwhelming. 

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