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5 Reasons Why Fructose is BAD

It is often hard to understand the dangers of consuming fructose, because it’s frequently found in nature with fruit and vegetables, but fructose is also found in our everyday sugar(sucrose).  Sucrose is made up of about 50% glucose and 50% fructose.  High Fructose-Corn Syrup has found its self into almost every food option over the [...]

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How to Bulk on a Budget

Bulking on a Budget    Bulking requires a strong fitness training program, BUT more importantly an increased caloric intake.  It’s inevitable that you’re going to have to make a couple trips to the grocery store and load up on food.  So how do you go to the grocery store and not spend a fortune?  Well, [...]

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Why you need to start taking advantage of coconut oil! It’s AMAZING!

Coconut oil might well be one of the most versatile supplements out there and most are unaware of its powerful benefits!  Coconut oil consists mostly of MCT’s, medium chain triglycerides(or saturated fats). MCTs are small enough and easily burned up by the liver for energy, and the best part do not spike your insulin levels. [...]

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Exposed Meal — Why a salad isn’t always the best choice!

 My Body Structure’s Healthy Eating Tips By: Toni Davis Foushee, ACSM, PFT A while back I was having a conversation with one of my clients about her nutrition. This is something we do during every session as she recites to me what she ate and how many calories are in that particular food. She started [...]

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What is fiber and why do I need it in my diet?

MyBodyStructure’s Tips on Fiber! What is fiber and why do I need it in my diet?  Fiber by definition is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest. Fiber helps the digestion process along with lowering the risk of diabetes, heart disease, diverticulitis, and constipation.  Most people get enough by eating a diet rich [...]

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