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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The world of nutrition is full of controversy, both disagreements within the scientific community as well as discrepancies (often marketing driven) between consumer media reports. Nowhere is this dissension more evident than in the discussion of dieting. A diet gaining popularity in the

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By Sam Hutchison BS, NASM-CPT In today’s culture, antioxidants have become synonymous with healthy living. They can be seen in sports drinks, energy bars and supplements which are marketed to provide better health and function. Antioxidants can also be found in natural foods like berries, whole grains, dark chocolate and some

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Are your clients going gluten-free? This topic is sure to cause some strong opinions and sharing of stories of how a gluten-free diet has changed someone’s life. The goal here is to share some of the details regarding gluten, who really needs to cut gluten from their diets, and the

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With the hot weather upon us in the northern hemisphere, this marks a time for many to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather, but caution should always be exercised given the potential risks for dehydration.  Fluid is perhaps the most important, but least recognized nutrient/compound we need to ingest,

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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Introduction Sports drinks have long been associated with improved athletic performance, delaying the effects of fatigue, and keeping athletes hydrated. Athletes participating in vigorous activity have increased fluid needs due to increased heat production and water loss from exercise. Research demonstrates sport

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