Protein powder: Finding the right one and how to use it

Wherever possible, it is best to get your protein from food sources. Sometimes it may not be possible to do so. In those cases is can be a perfectly appropriate and healthy option to use some form of protein powder. With so many options, the most difficult part for some can be deciding which protein …

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Why do we need carbohydrates?

Generally, I believe in moderation as part of a healthy, balanced diet. I also believe in focusing on whole foods and limiting processed foods when possible. A healthy, balanced diet includes carbohydrates, or “carbs”. We’ll address what “carbs” are below, but they include things like grains, but also…. SUGAR! Sugar, in moderation (including my favourite …

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