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Recipe: Lowfat, no-sugar-added chocolate mousse

Recipe: Lowfat, no-sugar-added chocolate mousse

Eric April 4, 2011

I’m just gonna come right out and say it: I am damn proud of this recipe. 🙂 Traditional chocolate mousse is made with a combination of egg yolks, heavy cream, baker’s chocolate, and/or sugar.

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Add This to Your Creatine to Get a Better Pump

Add This to Your Creatine to Get a Better Pump

Eric March 31, 2011

Creatine is a natural hormone created in your body in the liver, pancreas, and kidneys.  Once it reaches your muscles, it is converted into phosphocreatine (creatine phosphate). This high-powered metabolite is used to regenerate the

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New Energy Supplement: Spirodex

New Energy Supplement: Spirodex

Eric March 28, 2011

I was recently given a couple of samples of Spirodex, and asked to take it and share my thoughts.  As with any new supplement, I was pretty skeptical.  But after trying it, I’m a

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Q&A: Shopping for Protein Powder

Q&A: Shopping for Protein Powder

Eric March 24, 2011

Q: What should I look for when shopping for a protein supplement?  Is it only the expensive, namebrand proteins that taste good? – Sandy Nashville, Tennessee A: What you should look for in a

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Fighting Obesity: What Everyone Should Know

Fighting Obesity: What Everyone Should Know

Eric March 21, 2011

Today, more than one-third of Americans are obese.  That’s hard to understand, when you consider that only a generation ago people remained relatively healthy, and you rarely saw people who were obese to the

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Eggs Help to Control Insulin Levels

Eggs Help to Control Insulin Levels

Eric March 11, 2011

Protein derived from eggs has long been touted as the most superior form of protein for muscle building.  Studies have also found that the proteins that are contained in eggs actually help control blood

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Eating Whole-Grains Promote Fat Loss

Eating Whole-Grains Promote Fat Loss

Eric March 9, 2011

We know that the Glycemic Index measures how difference carbohydrates affect your insulin levels, which in turn affects fat storage in your body.  As a nod to this, diet analysis of people enrolled in

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Those Who Imagine Eating Fattening Foods Actually Eat Less of Them

Those Who Imagine Eating Fattening Foods Actually Eat Less of Them

Eric March 9, 2011

I always thought it was odd when several of my bodybuilder and fitness modeling friends would ask friends to let them watch them eat their desserts while they were dieting down.  A new study,

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How Vegetables Can Give You That Golden Glow

How Vegetables Can Give You That Golden Glow

Eric February 17, 2011

Most of us know that eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day will do us far more good than 20 minutes on a sun bed or two hours basted with factor 10

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8 Ingredients to Enhance Greek Yogurt’s Flavor

8 Ingredients to Enhance Greek Yogurt’s Flavor

Eric February 3, 2011

We’ve extolled the merits of Greek yogurt in the past. Its higher protein and lower carb content make it a better choice than regular yogurt as both a recipe ingredient as well as a

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