Fitness and Nutrition

Fitness and Nutrition

Are GMO Foods Really Harmful? How to Shop for Non GMO Foods

I’ve written pretty extensively about common foods that could be carcinogenic—you can see my posts here, here, and here for details. One thing I...

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6 Important Facts to Know Before Starting a Food Elimination Diet

Do you sometimes feel off after eating but can’t pin down the cause? Have you wondered if you have food allergies or intolerances but...

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5 Supplements That Men Should Think Twice About

I believe in the power of supplements to help you reach your physical and mental peak. I’ve written about some of my favorite supplements...

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Micronutrient Testing: Know Your Body’s Deficiencies And Change Your Health

If you have even a fleeting interest in nutrition, you probably know that the best way to get the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients...

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Common Foods That Cause Cancer and How to Avoid Them at the Grocery Store

It would be nice if you could trust that everything available at the grocery store is safe. Unfortunately, many of the foods people eat...

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How Much Protein Do I Really Need? Simple Explanation of Protein Intake

Protein. We all know it’s important for our health, but beyond that, things can get a little murky. How much protein do I really...

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The Intermittent Fasting Diet: Know the Facts and if You Should Try It

Have you heard people talking about intermittent fasting? Fasting involves organizing your eating into a schedule of extended periods without food consumption punctuated by...

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Ask Dr. Spar: What Is The Best Pre Workout Supplement For Men?—Part 2

In an earlier post, I talked about some of my favorite pre-workout supplements for men. But, as a triathlete and physician who works with...

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Top Foods that Cause Cancer (You Probably Think They’re Safe!) (Revised 2018)

When you’re placing items in your cart at the grocery store or reading the menu at a restaurant, you’re probably not thinking about whether...

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What Supplements Should I Take for CrossFit? (Revised 2018)

Whether you’re a dedicated member of a CrossFit “box,” doing Orange Theory, or merely exploring these workout styles as a means of taking your...