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Maximizing Your Protein Intake

Protein, carbohydrates and fats, are the three primary macronutrients. Found in virtually every body part, proteins are the main building blocks of the body. They’re used to make muscles, tendons, organs and skin. Proteins are also used to make enzymes, hormones, and neurotransmitters that serve as important functions for life. All these factors play an… Continue reading Maximizing Your Protein Intake

Dieting Secrets from the Brain of a Nutritionist

By: Brittney Clarizio 1. Beyond calorie counting, how can I incorporate macro-nutrition into my diet?  Macro-nutrition, or focusing on your protein, carbohydrate, and fat intake, is becoming hugely popular and seems to be popping up in verbiage everywhere I look. People are posting pictures of ice cream at 10:00 pm on Instagram, exclaiming that it… Continue reading Dieting Secrets from the Brain of a Nutritionist