Should You Take Branched Chain Amino Acids?

Lately there has been so much buzz around branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). You may have heard of them being taken in supplement form; or maybe you've never heard of them until now. So what are BCAAs exactly? We've all heard of essential amino acids - the 20 amino acids that the body can't synthesize, …

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Macronutrients vs Micronutrients: What’s the Difference?

Today I want to discuss the difference between macro- and micronutrients. I know that it's easy to get the two confused, so I'm hoping a quick post will help clear it up for anyone who is interested! Both macronutrients and micronutrients are essential for human health, but what are their individual roles within the body? …

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6 Nutrition Experts Give Their Opinion on Collagen Peptides

There's been a lot of buzz lately about collagen peptides. Me being the curious nutrition student that I am, I wanted to learn more about what they are and why everyone is so interested in them. After doing some research, I felt like I understood a little bit more about what collagen peptides are. So …

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My Ultimate Salad Guide

It wasn't until this year that I truly came to appreciate homemade salads. I always had this preconceived notion that salads that were made at home never turned out good. It always seemed like such a chore to buy all of the ingredients and put them together, only to have a bland, sub-par meal. And …

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs RXBARs in Their Life

I'm sure many of you have heard of the product called the RXBAR. In case you haven't, you're in for a treat. In recent years, I've seen protein bars take a turn for the worse. Either they're filled with sugar, synthetic protein powder, artificial sweeteners, or all of the above. However, in 2013, a revolutionary idea was …

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