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What are the best snacks to eat during the day?

17 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by kate loren on Feb 11, 2013

Hi Patricia, I would say fresh fruits and vegetables such as apples, carrots, cucumber, paprika’s, whole grain pita, raw veggies, almonds, nuts, berries lettuce and hummus. Well you can make many varieties of snacks in your home too. One of my favorites is a mix of sweet snacks. Snacking he...

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What are the best iron-rich foods to eat?

11 Answers | Asked by Kathie Davis on Jul 12, 2011

Answered by kate loren on Feb 11, 2013

Hi Kathie , Iron is one of the most important minerals for our body and is vital for transporting oxygen in our body and enables our cells to grow fast. Deficiency of iron can often leads to anemia besides other medical problems. I spent considerable time researching about food rich in iron and ...

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What percentage of carbs and protein should I consume after each work out?

10 Answers | Asked by Tiffany Verot on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by kate loren on Jan 22, 2013

I don't think you have to focus on percentage as much as amount. If you are building muscle you need 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight. You need healthy fats, but you should limit them. Its best to get it from fish, nuts, and olive oils. Carbs are a tricky subject - they are good for energy...

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Can a vegetarian diet work for increasing muscle mass?

12 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Aug 30, 2011

Answered by kate loren on Jan 22, 2013

Making any change in your life, especially related to diet plan, is a process. Like you asked about a vegetarian diet, it will allow you to lead a healthy life and surely help you in increasing muscle mass too. The hectic lifestyle that we all lead today does not do much good and therefore we have t...

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