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HEALTHY EATING | PROTEIN 101

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Protein. The latest of the ever-rotating macronutrient fads by fitness enthusiasts, booksellers and food manufacturers alike. In recent years, we’ve worked through the low-fat craze, the more recent low-carb fad and now we’re moving through the high protein trend.

 

Singling out this most recent food “bad guy” on the block and getting you to buy into their ideas might be good for business, but is it really good for you? How much protein do YOU really need? And do YOU really need to increase your protein intake or drastically change how you eat? Well, before you grab that trendy protein shake or stock up on flank steaks, let’s take a closer look.

 
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HEALTHY EATING | HOW TO GET STARTED EATING FIT.

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“Exercise is king, nutrition is queen, put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” – Jack LaLanne

 

Now that you’ve set your goals and gotten yourself an accountability partner or two, it’s time to talk food… 

There are quite probably as many ways to eat in the world as there are people. Because of that fact, the exact details of what and how YOU should eat can’t be offered via a simple blog post. Why? Because you are beautifully individual. As individuals, our eating styles and practices vary from person to person; by individual physiology and health/medical needs; by region, country, and ethnicity; by economic status; by personal and social beliefs… the list goes on and on. You can be a vegan, a vegetarian or a locavore. You can eat clean or raw or paleo. You can be a flexitarian, a pescetarian or even a fruitarian. You can even do intermittent fasting, juicing or even “detoxing”. And these are certainly not all!

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