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How much protein do I need?

When you start a new exercise program, you always hear about the importance of protein in your fitness diet. It’s true that protein helps repair stressed and broken muscle fibers in your body, but protein actually does a whole lot more than that. So you might be asking yourself: How much protein do I need? Continue reading

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3 reasons your body needs protein

You’ve heard that in order to get the maximum benefits from your workout, you need to refuel your body with protein. While carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, protein has a different role. Here are some reasons your body needs protein. Continue reading

Energy Bites (Recipe with Pictures!)

energy bites 2A good friend of mine shared this recipe for energy bites with me, and I wanted to pass it along. There are a few good reasons to try this recipe. First, it’s easy and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Second, it’s vegan. Third, you can adapt it to your dietary preferences. Awesome!
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