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What to know about calories and body fat

In relation to food and the body, calories are units of energy that allow the body to work. Food provides this energy, some of which the body stores and some of which it uses. As the body breaks down food, it releases calories as energy. Max Wishnofsky first propagated the concept that there are approximately… Read More »

Everything you need to know about the Mediterranean diet, according to a dietitian – NBC News

May 10, 2019, 3:26 PM UTC By Samantha Cassetty, RD Perhaps you’ve heard of the Mediterranean diet, which has taken the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s best overall diet rankings for the second consecutive year. It was also a top-searched Google term in 2018. Hundreds of studies point to the fact that… Read More »

What to know about supplements for muscles

Muscle-building supplements can improve physical performance during resistance training and help stimulate muscle growth. Protein and creatine are two popular supplements that can have these effects. Resistance training, such as weightlifting, puts a high degree of strain on the muscles. Over time, the muscles adapt, becoming stronger and, typically, larger. Many muscle-building supplements are available… Read More »