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Effects of High Protein Intake on Aging, Metabolic Health, and Weight

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Sports An adequate amount of dietary protein is necessary for the body to function properly and maintain cellular health. Protein is the major functional and structural component of every human cell. Dietary proteins are comprised of individual amino acids that act as building blocks and precursors for a variety of …

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Exploring the Nutrient Density of Organ Meats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest Blog by Designs for Sport Consuming a nutrient-dense diet ensures that the body has the vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and other beneficial compounds available for its needs. Western-style diets consisting of primarily energy-dense, ultra-processed foods, and lower levels of key nutrients are continually associated with the development of chronic health conditions, including cardiometabolic diseases, obesity, …

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Re-Feed Meal

Reading Time: 5 minutes There is a considerable debate around this concept, and it not only goes about what should be included but also about the name itself.   Let’s start with the name. In many circles, the given name is “cheat meal” and all the possible associations to “cheat”, which I’m totally against and I’ll describe the reasons …

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Protein & Kidney Health

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest Blog by Designs for Sports “Not only are there zero case reports of kidney injury from high protein diets—the medical dogma of restricting protein in chronic kidney disease is almost purely mythical.” (Theodore Naiman, MD, a family physician well known in the low carb and ketogenic community)   “Increased dietary protein is thought to …

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