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10 Post-Workout Snacks

10 Post-Workout Snacks What you eat after a workout can help to optimize your recovery, maximize performance in your next workout and help you reach your goals. Depending on the time of day you workout, you may be able to consume a complete meal post-workout but for the days you’re in between meals or in…

What is Xanthan Gum?

What is Xanthan Gum?

What is Xanthan Gum? If you’ve been reading labels, you’ve definitely seen xanthan gum in the ingredients list of certain foods. Be it gluten-free bread, baby formula, cottage cheese, or beef jerky, xanthan gum is found in many of our favorite food products. But what is xanthan gum? Is it safe? And is it good…

22 Healthy Sweet Snacks

22 Healthy Sweet Snacks

22 Healthy Sweet Snacks If you’re looking to cut down on sugar but still want a sweet treat, these healthy sweet snacks are perfect for you! Although refined sugar can be incorporated into a healthy diet (it’s all about balance after all), whole-food sweet snacks can be used as effective tools, or as part of…

What are Macros in Food?

How to Count Macros

How to Count Macros In the world of dieting and sports nutrition, counting macros has become increasingly popular. But what exactly are macros? And how do you count them? Here is everything that you need to know about macros, the difference between macros and calories, the benefits of counting macros, the drawbacks of counting macros,…

Are bagels healthy?

Are Bagels Healthy?

Are Bagels Healthy? Bagels are often considered a “bad carb” because they are made with flour and are high in carbohydrates, however, it’s not as straightforward as you may think. In fact, there are many different types of bagels and toppings truly make all of the difference. So, let’s discuss bagels and answer the question…

Is Cereal Healthy?

Is Breakfast Cereal Healthy?

Is Breakfast Cereal Healthy? At first glance, cereal might seem like a healthy breakfast choice. Many popular brands of breakfast cereal are touted as high in fiber and beneficial for lowering cholesterol, however, unfortunately, many of these claims are misleading and it is important to understand not all breakfast cereals are created equals. So, let’s…