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List of Foods That Are Both Gluten-Free AND Dairy-Free

If you have celiac disease, avoiding foods with gluten is the only way to avoid those nasty side effects. Unfortunately, most grains contain gluten and eating around this allergy can make you feel limited in your diet options. In addition, an aversion to dairy, whether due to lactose intolerance or …

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Can Eating Too Much Cheese Be Unhealthy for The Body?

Cheese is probably the dairy product we encounter most on a daily basis. Cream cheese on our bagels in the morning, cheese on our sub sandwiches, macaroni for dinner and fondue for the in-laws (no double dipping). As you probably remember from the Kraft commercials, cheese is a good source …

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What Are the Benefits and Side Effects of Taking Collagen Supplements?

If there’s a possible positive effect on health, there’s usually a supplement for it. Of course, supplements for your hair and skin exist, as well as supplements for your muscles. Collagen is a popular supplement that exists in the grey area between health supplement and cosmetic product. Most people take …

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Is It Okay To Take Creatine Before Bed?

Since supplements have been created, there have been different schools of thought on when to take them. With some supplements, timing can actually produce varied results; with others, timing doesn’t matter as much. One of the most hotly debated supplement timing windows is with creatine. There are basically 4 schools …

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Peanuts vs Cashews vs. Almonds vs Walnuts: What’s The Best Nut?

When trying to lose weight or stay lean, snacking is generally met with a bad reputation. This is due to all of the popular high-sodium, high-fat, processed foods available in convenience stores, drug stores, fast food restaurants and several other convenient grab-and-go places. Having unhealthy food constantly at your fingertips …

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The Best Optimum Nutrition Whey Flavor (10,000+ People Surveyed)

As we all know, supplements don’t always leave the most pleasant taste in your mouth, but one company that’s really nailed it when it comes to great-tasting protein powders is Optimum Nutrition. While they have several different lines of protein to choose from, the most popular by far is their …

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Are Pickled Foods Good For You? Here’s What You Need To Know

Pickling vegetables has been done for thousands of years as way to make vegetables available out of season, and a way to preserve them on long voyages to keep them from spoiling while on a conquest or manifest destiny-ing one’s way across the mountains. As with other methods of preservation, …

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The Benefits Of Cheese For Bodybuilding And Muscle Growth

For those of us who are tolerant to lactose (and daily thank our lucky stars for the genetics to be as such) cheese is a delicious appetizer or side dish and a commonly incorporated ingredient into some of the most popular dishes out there. Cheeseburgers, pizza, macaroni and cheese, anything …