Ask The Fitness Nerd

What Is Textured Vegetable Protein or TVP? | Ask The Fitness Nerd
[ 16 ] March 14, 2009 |

What Is Textured Vegetable Protein or TVP? | Ask The Fitness Nerd

What Is Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) And Where Does This Mysterious Vegetable Protein Come From? We Unlock The Secrets of This Common High-Protein Food Ingredient

Dear Fitness Nerd,Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) From Bob's Red Mill

I’ve been reading ingredient labels a lot more lately and trying to

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How Long Will Whey Keep? | Ask The Fitness Nerd
[ 14 ] March 13, 2009 |

How Long Will Whey Keep? | Ask The Fitness Nerd

How Long Does Whey Protein Last For? We Take A Look At The Shelf Life of That Cannister of Whey Protein

Dear Fitness Nerd, Optimum Nutrition (ON) 100% Whey: How Long Will Whey Keep?

I have a quick question about the shelf life of whey protein powder.  My ex boyfriend

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What Is A Complete Protein? Complete vs Incomplete Proteins | Ask The Fitness Nerd
[ 17 ] March 8, 2009 |

What Is A Complete Protein? Complete vs Incomplete Proteins | Ask The Fitness Nerd

Completely Confused About Complete Proteins? Learn What A Complete Protein Is and How Balance Your Protein Intake

Dear Fitness Nerd,Picture of Complete Protein Foods and Incomplete Protein Foods

Can you explain exactly what a complete protein is? I’m 23 and pretty into fitness, working out, etc. I lift

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Healthy Eating

10 Best Foods To Eat | Healthy Eating
[ 13 ] February 14, 2009 |

10 Best Foods To Eat | Healthy Eating

What Are the 10 Best Food to Eat? These 10 Nutritional Powerhouses Should Be Part of Every One’s Healthy Eats

Cleaning up your diet and eating healthier is often just a matter of knowing where to start.Woman Eating Berries: One of Ten Best Foods To Eat

Unfortunately, many people …

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Is Instant Oatmeal Good For You? | Ask The Fitness Nerd
[ 23 ] February 9, 2009 |

Is Instant Oatmeal Good For You? | Ask The Fitness Nerd

Is Instant Oatmeal a Good Stand-In for Old Fashioned Oatmeal, Quick Oats or Thick Rolled Oats? You Might Be Surprised At The Answer.

Dear Fitness Nerd,Instant Oatmeal In A Spoon

I don’t mind oatmeal, but I’m kind of rushed in the morning and preparing

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Salad Spinners: Spin Your Salad Healthy | Healthy Eating & Cooking Tips
[ 4 ] February 8, 2009 |

Salad Spinners: Spin Your Salad Healthy | Healthy Eating & Cooking Tips

Every Healthy Kitchen Should Have a Salad Spinner. Learn How This Ingenious Gadget Can Help You Spin Yourself Thin.

 

Most kitchen gadgets are purchased on impulse, used once for the novelty of them, and then quickly buriedOXO Stainless Steel Salad Spinner

in a cabinet …

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Healthy Recipes

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans | Healthy Recipes and Snacks
[ 5 ] February 3, 2009 |

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans | Healthy Recipes and Snacks

This Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe Uses Southwest Staples Like Corn and Black Beans to Make A High Protein, High Energy Meal in Under 30 Minutes.

Quinoa is one of those grains that seems to have endless possibilities, especially for people …

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Black Beans and Egg Breakfast Bowl Recipe | Healthy Recipes & Snacks
[ 4 ] January 25, 2009 |

Black Beans and Egg Breakfast Bowl Recipe | Healthy Recipes & Snacks

Breakfast and Black Beans? Check Out This Protein-Packed, High-Fiber and Low-Fat Breakfast Recipe That Takes Less Than Five Minutes To Prepare. 

Unless you’re from Latin America, Mexico or Spain, beans and breakfast aren’t normally two things you associate together.

But …

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe | Healthy Recipes and Snacks
[ 7 ] January 8, 2009 |

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe | Healthy Recipes and Snacks

Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

This Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Has All The Great Flavor of a Traditional Tortilla Soup While Still Managing To Be Good For You!

Mexican food doesn’t have a reputation as a “health food” — but it doesn’t have to …

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Workout Routines

Total Body Workout with Weight Machines | Workout Routines
[ 17 ] June 15, 2008 |

Total Body Workout with Weight Machines | Workout Routines

Not ready for the free weight room? This total body workout routine uses the most common weight machines at the gym to give your entire body a great workout in under 60 minutes.

Total body workouts (also known as “full …

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Full Body Workout Plan | Workout Routines
[ 199 ] June 6, 2008 |

Full Body Workout Plan | Workout Routines

Full Body Workout Routine Not Only Builds Muscle But It Torches Fat  … in Less Than 60 Minutes.

Can you spare 60 minutes, three times a week?

If the answer is “yes” I have the perfect workout routine for you: …

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Diet Reviews

Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets | Diet Reviews
[ 21 ] February 20, 2009 |

Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets | Diet Reviews

We Take a Look at the Most Popular Fad Diets of the Past 30 Years and Pick The Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets to Ever Be Unleashed on Dieters. 

The Fad Diet.Woman Picking At Food On A Fad Diet

Nothing exemplifies the American obsession with quick fixes …

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The Portfolio Diet: Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs?
[ 4 ] September 27, 2008 |

The Portfolio Diet: Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs?

Find out whether the Portfolio Diet can help you lower cholesterol naturally through diet  … without Statin drugs.

Could dramatically lowering your cholesterol simply be a matter of eating the right combination of foods?Picture of Healthy Cholesterol Lowering Foods

Dr. David J.A. Jenkins thinks so.  …

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Kimkins Diet: Big Fat Fraud? | Diet Reviews
[ 14 ] May 12, 2008 |

Kimkins Diet: Big Fat Fraud? | Diet Reviews

The Kimkins Diet Promises Dramatic Weight Loss, But A Little Investigation Shows Kimkins Is A Diet Disaster

I first saw the Kimkins Diet pop up in the Yahoo Answers Diet and Fitness category about 12 months ago.  Someone calling herself …

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Product Reviews

Neti Pot Review: No More Sinus Pain and Congestion? | Product Reviews
[ 19 ] January 22, 2009 |

Neti Pot Review: No More Sinus Pain and Congestion? | Product Reviews

Neti Pot Users Swear This Funny Contraption Cures Everything from Migraines to Sinus Pain.  But Does It Really Work? We Review It.

Products Reviewed:Image of Neti Pot on Bathroom Sink

  • Neti Pot (from SinuCleanse®)
  • SinuCleanse® SqueezeTM

Manufacturer: SinuCleanse
MSRP: $14.99 (Neti …

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[ 1 ] October 1, 2009 |

Tweet for ALS To Raise $10,000 in 10 Hours with $1 Donations. Donate Just a Dollar & Be Part of Social Media History.

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Body Fat Calipers | Fitness and Exercise Gadget Reviews

Body Fat Calipers | Fitness and Exercise Gadget Reviews

[ 5 ] March 11, 2009 |

When It Comes to Measuring Body Fat, Forget The Fancy Electronic Scales and Instead Reach for The Body Fat Calipers

In my mind, there is no single piece of fitness, bodybuilding or health equipment that more useful than a good …

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Essential Amino Acids | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary

Essential Amino Acids | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary

[ 3 ] March 9, 2009 |

What Are the 8 Essential Amino Acids and What Are Their Benefits?

Definition of Essential Amino Acids

Essential Amino Acids (also known as Indispensible Amino Acids) are amino acids that cannot be synthesized by the body, and thus must be

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