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What Is “Eating According to Macros” All About?

Have you heard of “macro counting” or eating to “fit your macros”? This style of eating plan has been in fashion among fitness-minded folks, bodybuilders and the Cross-Fit set for a while now, but it has filtered down to the general public more recently. It’s used primarily as a weight control/weight loss plan, though technically it could also be used for “leaning out” (dropping body fat but not body muscle) or even gaining weight. Here are the basics…

What Is “Eating According to Macros” All About?

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The Science of Heart Health

According the Cleveland Clinic, Americans don’t know their personal (and critical) numbers for reducing risk of cardiovascular disease. Yes, we know that we should reduce our risk, and as a dietitian, I am happy that many of you try to be “healthy,” but the problem is that what you don’t know is if those choices are having the right results.

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A Smoothie for Winter

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