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Ask the Nutrition Nerd: What makes foods more or less bioavailable?

Buenos días, el Nerdo Herdo! Today’s question comes to us direct from beautiful downtown Paraguay. Nutrition Nerd Facebook page mainstay Romina asks: “What’s the deal with bioavailability, especially when it comes to the whole dairy-calcium situation?” Muey excellent question, Romina. Thanks for asking. Bioavailability relates to how much of a drug, nutrient, or other substance you …

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Ask The Nutrition Nerd: Should I stress out about inflammation?

Today’s question comes from my longtime buddy Andrew. Here it is. What’s the deal with inflammation and what can I do to prevent it? Ah yes, inflammation, a term that seems to be creeping into the hipster nutritional vernacular with increasing regularity. The most important thing to know about inflammation is that, essentially, it’s a good …

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Ask The Nutrition Nerd: What supplements can I use to help my joints?

Michael over on my Facebook page just asked a great question. I figured I’d answer here, so that my wit and wisdom could be documented for all of internet eternity. Michael: I have many friends that practice jiu jitsu and they supplement their diets with plain gelatin as a cheap form of a collagen supp. …

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Ask The Real Fitness Nerd: Crossfit Cross-examination

I would like your view on Crossfit. I have scoured your blog and nada. Just curious, since your my favorite blogger. – Krissy the Blog Connoisseur  Shucks, Krissy. I bet you say that to all the sarcastic, self-righteous, overly-opinionated wellness bloggers out there. My new BFF wants to know my opinion of Crossfit, so here …

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