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How Many Calories Does 1lb of Muscle Burn?

How Many Calories Does 1lb of Muscle Burn?

By Pat Koch, CSCS / September 14, 2018 A common misconception is that for every pound of muscle added, you can expect to burn an extra 50 calories a day…even while you’re not exercising. Unfortunately, this is wishful thinking. It is true that muscle burns fuel at...

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Plant Based Diet

Plant Based Diet

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Plant-based diet followers get the majority of their calories from whole plant foods, which include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds, and minimally-processed oils. A meal on a plant-based diet typically consists of...

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Paleolithic Diet

Paleolithic Diet

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT The Paleolithic diet, also known as Paleo or Primal diet, is rooted in the belief that sticking to food our caveman ancestors would have eaten leads to optimal health. This includes meat, fish, vegetables, wild fruits, eggs, nuts, and more. The...

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Raw Food Diet

Raw Food Diet

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPTA Raw food diet focuses on unprocessed and uncooked plant foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables, sprouts, seeds, nuts, grains, beans, dried fruit, and seaweed. The diet omits foods that are processed or significantly cooked. Typically, at...

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Juice Cleanse

Juice Cleanse

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT The terms “cleanse” and “detox” are often used in relation to health. To cleanse the body is to remove toxic environmental and dietary substances through a specific regimen. Programs that fall into this category include candida cleanses, liver...

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Okinawa Diet

Okinawa Diet

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT The Okinawa Diet emerged from the distinct eating approach associated with the people of Okinawa, Japan. This population is said to have one of the longest average life spans in the world and very few age-related diseases. The Okinawa Diet is...

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