How Much Exercise Should You Do Each Week? 
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How Much Exercise Should You Do Each Week? 

Exercise is good for you. It’s one of the activities that has almost no downsides, as long as you don’t get injured or overdo it. Which begs the question: how much exercise should I do? How much is too much? And how much is too much or too little?  The short answer is: it depends. […]

22 January, 2023

Why You Should Eat All Food Groups 
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Why You Should Eat All Food Groups 

A new diet fad arises each year. The trend of cutting out fat or limiting carbs comes and goes. Sometimes people stop eating fat entirely. But there’s a reason why national dietary guidance doesn’t encourage you to eliminate entire food groups. There are good reasons why you should eat all food groups and not eliminate […]

21 January, 2023

Cooking With ShanShan’s Chinese New Year
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Cooking With ShanShan’s Chinese New Year

The Chinese Spring Festival, also known as the Chinese New Year, is a time of vibrant red lanterns and colorful lights. But, the celebration isn’t just about the decorations, there are several customs and rituals that come with the arrival of the Lunar New Year. We caught up with Shan, one of our Whisk creators […]

20 January, 2023

Is Intuitive Eating Right For You?
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Is Intuitive Eating Right For You?

The idea of intuitive eating was first introduced in the book “Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works” by Evelyn Tribole, a registered dietitian, and Elyse Resch, a registered dietitian and clinical nutritionist. The book was first published in 1995 and has since become a best-seller. Tribole and Resch developed the concept of intuitive eating […]

20 January, 2023

What is Muscle Protein Synthesis?
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What is Muscle Protein Synthesis?

Exercising, lifting weights, and eating a protein rich diet are all well known methods to build muscle. Did you know that there are two processes that occur on a cellular level in our bodies that allow us to reach these goals? Those are muscle protein synthesis, and muscle protein breakdown. Sounds technical, but it’s not […]

19 January, 2023

Healthy Weight Gain Meal Plan
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Healthy Weight Gain Meal Plan

Most diets and lifestyle changes are geared towards weight loss, but there are many people that have a hard time gaining weight. While a diet full of ice cream, pizza, and hamburgers may sound like a quick way to gain some weight, it isn’t that simple. A healthy weight gain meal plan is a better […]

18 January, 2023

The Best Exercise For Stress Relief
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The Best Exercise For Stress Relief

Exercise is great for stress relief. You’ve heard every dedicated runner or gym-goer say so. They love the endorphin rush, or the peace and quiet of the pool, or the focus they find when they’re boxing or lifting weights. But is that actually backed up by science? Does exercise relieve stress effectively? We’re all under […]

17 January, 2023

Health Benefits of Cutting Back on Refined Sugar
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Health Benefits of Cutting Back on Refined Sugar

You can have sugar and spice and all things nice while also reaping the health benefits of cutting back on refined sugar. Over the decades, sugar has transitioned from a luxury item for special occasions to a daily essential. This development comes with a health cost.  It’s commonplace to grab a sugary drink or chocolate […]

16 January, 2023