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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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Protein Steak

Protein & Bone Health

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest Blog by Designs for Sports It’s hard to believe that in certain circles, protein has gotten a reputation as being harmful for bone health.  After all, Paleolithic hunter-gatherer diets typically contained a large proportion of meat, yet anthropologists can sometimes distinguish the remains of hunter-gatherers from those of agriculturalists solely by examining the bones: …

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Fasting

Is Fasting Right for Everyone?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Sport Pick up any popular magazine or click on a health headline and you’re more likely than not to find something about fasting. Fasting is all the rage right now, being touted as having anti-aging effects, facilitating fat loss, boosting mood and providing mental clarity and sharp cognition. Research even supports the use of intermittent …

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Resveratrol

Resveratrol and Insulin Sensitivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest blog from Designs For Health   Resveratrol is a polyphenol with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been widely publicized for its cardiovascular, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-aging benefits.  Resveratrol activates sirtuins, which can increase insulin sensitivity and protect against oxidative damage. Previous research with resveratrol has demonstrated improvements in dysglycemia and insulin sensitivity; however, …

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Beyond Protein

Beyond Protein: Nutrition for Muscle Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest Blog by Designs for Sport Adequate protein intake with the full complement of amino acids, especially the branched-chain amino acids like leucine, are important for ensuring the building blocks for building healthy muscles. However, muscle health requires more nutrition than just protein. Consuming a nutritious diet to ensure sufficient levels of essential nutrients and …

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