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Using DNA to understand why foods affect you the way they do

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Aug 05, 2020

Do you ever wonder why each and every person has a different experience with food and their diet?

We’ve probably all seen by now how individual responses to different diets — from low fat to low carb and high fat — vary enormously. That’s why we see so many heated discussions out there on what the ‘best’ diet is. Yet some people on a specific diet program lose 60 pounds and keep it off for two years, and other people follow the same program religiously and they only lose 15 pounds and then gain it right back.

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Hydration, salt levels, and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Salt is an important part of your daily diet. But you need to be mindful about the amount of salt that you consume in order to reduce your chances of consuming too much. The recommended salt intake for an adult is 1500 mg/day. Training athletes may require levels as high as 3200 mg/day to replace the salt lost in their sweat.

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Vitamins, minerals, macronutrients, and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Jul 22, 2020

We know our bodies need fuel to feel and perform our best, and the fuel that we put in them has an impact on how we move, train, and recover.

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3 tips to keep your tendons healthy

Posted by Simon Watts on Wed, Jul 15, 2020

All About Your Tendons

It’s Monday morning after an exhausting weekend full of your favorite activities. The 7:00 a.m. alarm sounds, you jump out of bed ready to take on the week and…ouch! Sore joints. It seems you may have overdone it. The culprit may have been the company softball game Saturday morning or perhaps it was the intense CrossFit workout at the local box later that afternoon. Come to think of it, it was probably running the impromptu 10k on Sunday, particularly given the fact that you didn’t warm up beforehand!

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Gluten sensitivity and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Jul 08, 2020

Your digestive system is a complex biological machine that breaks down the foods you eat, releasing energy and nutrients that ultimately provide fuel for your body.

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