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A Little Advice…

The BWR: Let’s hear it for exercise-induced nausea!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 29, 2014

  If you’ve been a member of the Nerd Herd for a while, you know I’m a Steve Edwards Birthday Challenge devotee. Every year on my birthday, I do something hard and fun, just to make the most out of this bag oR

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Vitamin D: The Pain-in-the-Butt Micronutrient

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 16, 2014

Nutrients don’t get much more annoying than Vitamin D. For starters, we don’t get enough of it. According to some research, the deficiency rate has as much as tripled in recent years. And one particularly harrowing ar

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Tony Horton’s Four Must-Have Supplements

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 4, 2014

As regular Nerd Herders may know, I spent the better part of 2013 collaborating with Tony Horton on his new self help book, The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life.I’ve worked with Tony for years, writing collat

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Dealing with herpes, Nutrition Nerd-style (Part two)

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 31, 2013

(Part two of a two-part series. In part one, we took a look at whatherpes is, exactly, and how doctors treat it. Check that intel out here.)    Modern medicine is great and all, but in an effort to keep your herpes in check, I t

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Dealing with herpes, Nutrition Nerd-style (Part one)

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 30, 2013

While there are worse viruses a person can acquire, few have the stigma of herpes. Because this sexually transmitted disease isn’t generally life threatening like HIV/AIDS, it gets viewed more as an embarrassment. Yet, because i

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Tummy troubles: Is your appetite regulator broken?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 21, 2013

Weight loss, for most, is relatively easy. Keeping it off is the tricky part. You follow a plan, you exercise, you shed pounds, you make everyone at your high school reunion jealous dancing the cabbage patch in your size 2 little

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The Nutrition Nerd’s Guide to Eating While Injured, Part Two

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 2, 2013

Welcome back to my two-parter on how to eat when you’re recovering from an injury. Last week, we discussed how we heal; how many calories we should eat while we heal; and how protein, carbs, and fat should be treated while w

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The Nutrition Nerd’s Guide to Eating While Injured, Part One

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 29, 2013

If you exercise, there’s a good chance you’re going to get hurt at some point. Injuries are one of the few downsides to living an active lifestyle. But honestly, it’s kind of a small downside. After all, wouldn’t you rathe

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Putting the Hurt on Whole Grains

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 30, 2013

Scientific American took a swipe at whole grains this month in “Whole-Grain Foods Not Always Healthful.” While the article is chockfull o’ important facts, it suffers from that nasty disease that seems to infect

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Mindful Eating Goes Mainstream

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 27, 2013

I’m super stoked to see that mindful eating is finally making it into the conventional nutrition world. It’s a simple concept–if you eat slowly and really enjoy what you’re eating, you benefit more from you

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