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SECRET NTX Compound Reduces Alcohol Liver Damage!

By melanieavalon / June 8, 2016

What if I told you there was an alcoholic drink which could reduce liver damage by 93%? What if I told you it’s already in stores? What if I told you the reason you don’t know about it, is because legally they can’t tell you ANY of this? True Story. On the one hand, alcoholic […]

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Is A Calorie Just A Calorie?

By melanieavalon / August 21, 2014

Is a calorie just a calorie? Depends. Is an apple just an orange? Here are a few fun studies that show “calories in vs. calories out” may not be the whole story when it comes to weight loss or weight gain. I’ll let them speak for themselves. Adding Calories Via Protein A recent 2014 study found […]

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Can You Have Your Drink and Drink it Too?

By melanieavalon / July 16, 2014

Most diet plans forbid alcohol. Even Paleo discourages it (oops). I am of the opinion, however, that one must live life to the fullest, and adopt a diet protocol which is both enjoyable and sustainable. Is there a way to have your drink and drink it too? Yes. Alcohol and weight are in an #itscomplicated […]

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Wine in a Social Setting: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

By melanieavalon / March 18, 2014

THE GOOD Classy Red Wine connotes instant class. No matter how dive-y/grungy/ greasy/clubby the vibe of your current locale, holding a nice glass of Pinot Noir elevates the situation ever so slightly (unless of course, the whole situation is satire, but that would insinuate some “intelligent” audience watching, who would appreciate your classiness I suppose?) […]

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Drinking Wine Preserves Muscle Mass, Blocks Fat Cells?

By melanieavalon / March 7, 2014

While a nice glass of red wine won’t build muscle or chip away at pre-existing fat stores, it may counteract the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle, and prevent fat storage! In a 2011 study, scientists trying to find a way to counteract an astronaut’s lack of exercise, found that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in […]