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Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!
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Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!

The rigors of intense exercise often take their toll. Many take ibuprofen for pain relief, expecting at least a sliver of help. According to a recent article in the LA Times, however, this may not only be untrue, but ibuprofen may me doing more harm than good. Scientist conducted a study on runners competing […]

Scanning for Health: New Device Determines your Health
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Scanning for Health: New Device Determines your Health

A $280 scanner developed by German scientists analyzes your skin to determine how healthy you are. The device reflects a beam of light against the skin and analyzes anti-oxidant levels . This will produce a health reading on scale of 1-10. According to the team, ani-oxidant levels are “affected by stress, smoking, alcohol drinking, […]

Super Simple Chicken & Broccoli
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Super Simple Chicken & Broccoli

Two staples of bodybuilders and low carbers alike is chicken and broccoli. Delicious lean protein and green fiber-y goodness. How can you go wrong? One way is it gets really boring. Never fear. Our resident Italian cook extraordinaire is here to help! You will need: Chicken Breast (as many as […]

Removing Gluten Beneficial to Those Without Celiac Disease
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Removing Gluten Beneficial to Those Without Celiac Disease

The Monash University Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology has completed an incredible study about gluten intolerance in people WITHOUT celiac disease. The study set out to determine if eating gluten would induce symptoms in people without gluten intolerance. In the experiment, 34 subjects who suffered from gastrointestinal issues, but did […]

64-Year-Old Kayaks Across the Atlanic
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64-Year-Old Kayaks Across the Atlanic

This 64-year-old kayaked 3100 miles. By himself. He paddeled from Senegal to Northern Brazil in just under 99 days. Truly incredible. Although he could use a little extra protein in his diet. Read more about it at Wired.

True Practical Strength
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True Practical Strength

While scaling buildings and jumping around parking lots is impressive, at the end of the day, it’s just for fun. This, on the other hand, is anything but. This video shows a pure application of human strength, the reason we evolved to need and desire lean muscle. Equally interesting is […]

Simple Snack: Fire Grilled Peppers
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Simple Snack: Fire Grilled Peppers

Sometimes, the best things in life are the most simple. Such is the case with this super simple snack. We’re huge fans of bell peppers at the Quest offices. Generally they are just cut up and eaten raw. That works, and it’s good. But eventually that gets old. To take […]

What Google Thinks About Us
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What Google Thinks About Us

Sometimes, Google has a lot more to say than you expect and it can come in some not-so-subtle ways. It’s one thing to Google yourself. It’s another to Google your nation. While searching for a thumbnail for the What Americans are Eating post, I came across some disturbing results. Check […]

Childhood Obesity & School Lunches – Truth or Scapegoat?
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Childhood Obesity & School Lunches – Truth or Scapegoat?

The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center has released an interesting study about childhood obesity. The study of 1,003 sixth graders showed that “children who are obese were more likely to consume school lunch ….”. This claim may be a bit misleading in an attempt to place blame on the schools, […]