Gain or Lose Body-Weight (Vital Proteins)

Like weight loss, weight gain deals with caloric intake & caloric output. In order to gain weight, try experimenting with an additional 500-1000 calories each day. This is known as a Caloric Surplus. Vice versa, a Caloric Deficit is just the opposite. In order to lose weight you would theoretically need to be expending more calories throughout the day than you are putting into your body. For weight loss, this puts an emphasis on choosing healthy foods & creating sound nutrition habits.

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How to Keep a Tan

In the summer spirit, let’s talk about (almost) everyone’s favorite thing. A Tan. For most people, a tan can make you feel good, happier, fitter, a little bit of an attention getter. The worst part? Is how fast it goes away. How can you keep your tan for longer?  

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Hydrating with Collagen Water (Vital Proteins)

There are countless benefits to staying hydrated! Our team at Vital Proteins decided to make this easier for you by launching a line of flavored Collagen Waters. Most people find drinking an excessive amount of water difficult and annoying. Adding our Collagen Water into your routine will make this lifestyle change much easier and you will be receiving all of the additional benefits of collagen.

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NSAID Concerns

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, otherwise known as NSAIDs, help reduce pain, decrease fevers, and in higher doses, decrease inflammation. However, there are several negative side effects as well and they should only be taken occasionally.

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Wire Grill Brush Risks and Alternatives

Spring and summer are quickly approaching!  It is the time of regular backyard and beach BBQ’s with family and friends.  If you or someone you know uses a brass wire or stainless steel brush to clean the grill, it is necessary to be aware of the dangers and risks it poses to the health of you and your loved ones. 

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Tanning Beds VS Natural Sunlight

Every week many people make it a priority to hit the tanning beds or lay out in the sun to alter the color of their skin to look healthier.  The truth is UV radiation is the number one cause of skin cancer -both non-melanoma and melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.  A lot of us are aware of this but we still choose to expose ourselves to this risk.

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Alcohol & Exercise

When your body recognizes that there is alcohol present, it stops metabolizing fat and sugar, and starts metabolizing the alcohol.  This just means that you will burn less fat because your body is busy, “being drunk,” or metabolizing the alcohol instead.

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Contact Sports and Concussions

A concussion is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that affects your brain function. Temporary effects include headaches as well as problems with concentration, memory, balance, and coordination. It happens when a hit to the head or body causes your brain to move rapidly back and fourth.

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Lemon Peels

After you squeeze that lemon in your water what what do you do with the rest of the lemon? Stop throwing them away and learn about the amazing nutrients in the peels of lemons and how to incorporate them into your diet.

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Epsom Salt Baths

Epsom Salt is a naturally occurring pure mineral compound composed of magnesium and sulfate.  It can be utilized as a natural remedy for a number of ailments.  Epsom Salt has beneficial properties that can help the mind, body, and soul!

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