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Lionel Messi Fitness and Diet Practices

Lionel Messi Fitness and Diet Practices

Intro Lionel Messi was diagnosed with a growth disorder when he was 11 yet he is one of the best soccer players of all time. What contributes to Lionel Messi’s success? The obvious answer is talent and hard work… but what gives Leo Messi the edge? His workout routine and diet are major contributing factors. …

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Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food-Heres What to Know About Food Safety

Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food? Here’s What to Know About Food Safety

From the stock clerk in the grocery store to the delivery person transporting your takeout, your food meets a multitude of hands before it tops your plate. If one of those handlers is harboring the novel coronavirus, can the food become contaminated — and then infect you? Read on… Dr. Jennifer Logan, MD, MPH is …

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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Best and Worst Salads for Your Health

“The fruit adds sweetness and antioxidants. The nuts give you protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This mix of nutrients makes your salad more satisfying and healthy. In fact, research shows that eating nuts regularly can help fend off heart disease and cancer”  read on… 1/18 Is Salad Really a Healthy Choice? That depends on what …

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Worst Things to Eat or Drink Before a Workout

1/13 Granola or Protein Bars These might seem like a good idea before you hit the gym, but there’s no clear definition of what they really are. Check the labels — both kinds can have lots of sugar. If they do, your body will burn through that fast, and you may not get much else. …

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The Truth About Carbs

1/14 What Are Carbs? They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away. 2/14 Your Body’s Fuel Your body runs …

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Protein Powder and 5 Top Picks

Overview While it’s best to try and get your protein from food (rather than from supplements and powders), sometimes we fall short in our diets due to hectic, on-the-go schedules or intense training sessions. In those cases, protein powder can help to boost your protein consumption to the correct level. If you’re searching for a …

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Mushroom and Tomato Omelet

Omelets are one of the easiest ways to add veggies to your diet while upping your protein intake. This version incorporates mushrooms and tomatoes but you can add peppers, onions, or spinach too. Combine four egg whites with one egg and beat gently. Using a cooking spray, cook eggs in a non-stick pan. Once the …

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12 Powerhouse Vegetables you should be Eating

1/14 Cream of the Crop If you regularly load up your grocery cart with a variety of veggies, you could be well on your way to a healthier and longer life. But which ones should you reach for? Recent research has shown that dozens of vegetables pack a particularly big nutritional punch. Sneaking them into …

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Veggies that Pack in the Protein

1/13 Why Do You Need Protein? Your body uses it to build your muscles and organs, deliver oxygen to cells all over your body, and keep your immune system working. Most people should get at least 10% of their daily calories from protein. That’s about 56 grams for a man (based on 2,000 calories a …

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