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Should You Eat More Fat?

The human body is amazing.

If you step back and consider everything it’s capable of, you can’t help but be awestruck by our remarkable ability to survive and even thrive on a wide variety of dietary patterns: low-carb, high-carb, high-protein, etc.

We all know someone who seems to be able to eat whatever they wish without any unwanted consequences, while others seem to gain weight by simply smelling a buffet or watching a candy commercial.

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Should You Try Intermittent Fasting? 

When you hear the term “fasting,” what comes to mind?

Starvation? Wasting? Skipping breakfast?

If you’re nodding along in agreement, you may want to reframe your thoughts.

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Fuel Your Workout for Results 

You know what the worst part of exercise is?

Not getting the results you want.

It’s incredibly discouraging because it can feel like all the time and energy spent on training was completely wasted.

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Coach Paul’s Labor Day Workout and Menu

For 125 years people have been taking time off from work every September to honor the “contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country,” according to the Labor Day Wikipedia page.

This holiday is also the perfect time to gather with friends and family and observe a day of rest (from work), enjoy some outside time, be grateful for all the things you have and enjoy, and give thanks to the hard work of others.

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The Protein You’re Not Eating (But Should)

Consuming enough protein is incredibly important for our health and fitness, and it’s a topic we’ve often written about on this blog. In fact, maybe you’re the person who orders meals with “double protein” so you’re not hungry again in an hour. But for those of my clients who don’t consume enough protein, a funny thing happens when I ask them to eat more. Almost immediately, more chicken breasts, lean ground turkey, egg whites, beef jerky and low-fat deli meats populate their food logs.


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5 Dietitians Weigh-In on Collagen

The Collagen Mocktail

I was curious if everything I'd been hearing about collagen was just hype — or if there really is something special about this popular protein. Here's what our top five dietitians had to say. (Plus, a few of their favorite ways to use it.) 

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5 Genius Ways To Use Protein Powder

Maybe you're just not a protein smoothie kind of person, or maybe you need to shake up your protein powder routine. Either way, you're bound to love one — or all five recipes. In fact, if you're like me, you might find the spiked coffee recipe to be life-changing.

1. "Spiked" Coffee 

Spiked Coffee Shake

Like a coffee shop specialty blended drink — but no sugar crash and with a bonus: 26 grams of protein comes with this shake.

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