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We can all take inspiration from the remarkable athletes competing in this year’s summer Olympic games (in London from July 27, 2012 to August 12, 2012). These athletes not only train their bodies and their minds to perfection, they also know that their nutrition plays a key role in the recipe for an Olympic champion. Training and competing in the Olympics involves an immense amount of hard work, dedication and perseverance. Eating a healthy diet sufficient in nutrients and with enough calories to fuel competition and training is an important component of all athlete’s training plans and just may be the deciding factor in that tenth of a second that distinguishes gold from silver. Take this opportunity to tap into the Olympic energy swirling around the world this summer and see if you can incorporate some or all of the 6 nutrition tips below and you will eating like an Olympian!
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It is becoming more common to see new terms being used in the meat department- "grass-fed" beef being the most prominent.To be specific, grass-fed beef comes from cows that were fed primarily grass and other foraged foods, such as unprocessed grains.Typically beef and dairy cows are fed a diet of processed grain, like corn, but now the difference in diets is known to change the...