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A Columbia University Just Revealed The Truth Behind Gluten Sensitivity

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Opposing views exist about whether or not gluten-insensitivity is an actual ailment for people who are not diagnosed with celiac disease. The term gluten-intolerant has become more widespread over the past few years and for those who believe the sufferer’s symptoms are a myth or self-created (hypochondria), they may find the term obnoxious and a bit pretentious. What’s the truth? Can people without celiac disease also suffer from gluten-insensitivity? The answer is yes, at least that’s what a recent study at Columbia University is suggesting. The experiment involved 40 subjects with celiac disease, 40 with self-reported non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS)…

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Beware Of These 4 Habits That Can Sabotage Your Nutrition

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Athletes should be concerned with more than just high-intensity workouts when training. Nutrition is equally as important for performance as incrementally increasing mileage before a race. After months of training, you wouldn’t want poor nutrition to prevent you from crossing the finish line. IRONMAN offers these common mistakes that you could be making and how to correct them. Carbohydrate fasting. Fats are an ideal fuel source for endurance performance. By eliminating carbohydrate consumption from the diet prior to a race, it allows the body to rely primarily on fats for energy production. If done improperly, reduced endurance, poor recovery times and injury…

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Take Your Protein-Packed Meal To The Next Level With This Brown Sugar Pineapple Chicken Recipe

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During full-blown triathlon training, diet plays a vital role in performance. Its role is so significant that many athletes adhere to strict meal plans to provide them with the fuel they’ll need to get through a race. There’s one huge problem with many of these diets. When the recommended fistful of protein and fistful of starch is repeatedly plain brown rice and chicken breasts, it takes the fun out of enjoying a meal. If this is your problem, we’ve got you covered. This super simple brown sugar and pineapple chicken recipe by Carlsbad Cravings will help diversify what you eat….

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One Company Says The Next Big Sports “Superfood” Is Algae But Critics Aren’t Buying It

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As fellow athletes, we completely understand your determination to improve your athletic performance. We also know that many of you are actively scouring the web in search of a magical product that will help push your body to new limits. You’ll try just about anything if it’s guaranteed to give you the results you’re looking for, but before you start shelling out major cash, make sure you understand the ins and outs of this crazy new product. ENERGYbits wants athletes to get pumped about eating algae. Yes, you read right, algae. This isn’t the first time that algae consumption was suggested….

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The Common Nutrition Mistakes Athletes Make While Training And How To Correct Them

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Athletes should be concerned with more than just high-intensity workouts when training. Nutrition is equally as important for performance as incrementally increasing mileage before a race. After months of training, you wouldn’t want poor nutrition to prevent you from crossing the finish line. Here are some common mistakes that you could be making and how to correct them. Carbohydrate fasting. Fats are an ideal fuel source for endurance performance. By eliminating carbohydrate consumption from the diet prior to a race, it allows the body to rely primarily on fats for energy production. If done improperly, reduced endurance, poor recovery times…

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Three Essential Smoothie Recipes for The Triathlete in Training

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You are what you eat, and while you’re training, you want to be as strong, agile and healthy as possible. One of the biggest obstacles that triathletes encounter during training is finding a way to consume enough calories to replace those lost during training. If energy expenditure is greater than what is consumed, weight loss becomes an unwanted issue. If this is something you struggle with, don’t fret! We found a simple solution to help you increase your caloric consumption without having to incessantly eat. Simply incorporate a nutrient-rich smoothie or two into your diet and you’ll easily ingest the…

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