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The benefits of increasing protein intake.

Posted by micheal hogan on Sunday, March 6, 2011, In : How to start losing fat 

There are many reasons beyond "need" to increase protein intake. It can help boost body composition and performance related results. Heres how;

  • Increased Thermic Effect of Feeding - While all macronutrients (fats, carbs, proteins) require metabolic processing for digestion, absorption, and storage or oxidation (burning off), the thermic effect of protein is significantly higher than that of carbs or fats. In fact, protein requires 25-30% of the energy it provides just for digestion etc whi...


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15 Foods that kill Belly Fat Fast

Posted by micheal hogan on Monday, February 28, 2011, In : How to start losing fat 


Take a look at these 15 foods that can actually help to reduce that stubborn belly fat:

1) Avocados: loaded with two nutrients that are KEY to killing belly fat: hunger-crushing fibre (11 - 17g per avocado)
and monounsaturated fats, which studies have shown to actually "spot reduce" belly fat.

2) Peanut Butter: not just peanut butter, but mostly any seeds and nuts: postachios, walnuts, almonds,pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds. Why? They keep you full and satisfied for long periods ...
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