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  • Podcast: Mitigating Stress and Nutrition for Athletic Performance

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  • Magnesium and it's numerous benefits on health and weight loss

    Magnesium Supplementation

    Magnesium and it's numerous benefits on health and weight loss

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  • Despite the fact that chocolate has yet to claim health food status, it’s reputation is on the rise, as a growing number of research studies suggest numerous health benefits from its cocoa bean base.

    Chocolate: 5 Health Reasons You Should Eat More of It

    Despite the fact that chocolate has yet to claim health food status, it’s reputation is on the rise, as a growing number of research studies suggest numerous health benefits from its cocoa bean base.

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  • When it comes to fitting alcohol consumption into a weight loss plan however, things can get a little tricky. The easiest answer would be “don’t drink alcohol” which for some may be the right answer. But, for those of us who like to get a little tipsy on Saturday nights (and some Sunday mornings), while still rockin’ our hard earned abs, then this guide is for you.

    Alcohol and Fat Loss: Do they Mix?

    When it comes to fitting alcohol consumption into a weight loss plan however, things can get a little tricky. The easiest answer would be “don’t drink alcohol” which for some may be the right answer. But, for those of us who like to get a little tipsy on Saturday nights (and some Sunday mornings), while still rockin’ our hard earned abs, then this guide is for you.

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  • 8/2014 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares some insight on the commonly held belief that when you eat may be more important than when you eat. ————> CHECK OUT...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine: Does When You Eat Matter?

    8/2014 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares some insight on the commonly held belief that when you eat may be more important than when you eat. ————> CHECK OUT...

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  • Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

    Good Health Requires a Positive Attitude

    Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

    Why Healthy Cookware Matters

    By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

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  • There is often a strong connection between the types of foods you eat at your daily meals and your sleep. Of particular importance is when you choose to consume these foods. For example, some people report that a higher carbohydrate meal helps them fall asleep, while others report that a high protein and/or high fat meal helps them sleep.

    The Quickest and Easiest Ways to Sleep Better Tonight

    There is often a strong connection between the types of foods you eat at your daily meals and your sleep. Of particular importance is when you choose to consume these foods. For example, some people report that a higher carbohydrate meal helps them fall asleep, while others report that a high protein and/or high fat meal helps them sleep.

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  • The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

    How Detoxification Helps Lose Weight Fast – [5 Ways you Can Detox Daily]

    The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

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  • As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

    Nutrient Timing: Does When You Eat Matter for Weight Loss?

    As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

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  • A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

    The Spectrum Diet: A Review

    A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

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    December 2013 Newsletter: Beat the Holiday Bulge

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  • What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

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  • 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

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  • 8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 2

    8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

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  • 7/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. Weight...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1

    7/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. Weight...

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  • This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

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  • In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

    The Healthiest Meal Replacement Shake for Weight Loss

    In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

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  • 10/1/12 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 5 Ways to Detoxify through food, exercise and lifestyle changes. Click HERE to read more.

    Scottsdale Health Magazine: 5 Ways to Detoxify Daily

    10/1/12 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 5 Ways to Detoxify through food, exercise and lifestyle changes. Click HERE to read more.

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  • 7-1-12: Body Systems owner, and Scottsdale nutritionist, Ben Brown shares why nutritional supplements can be beneficial in addition to a healthy, nutrient dense and anti-inflammatory diet. Also, learn about why...

    Body Systems July Newsletter: Supplements – Do You Need Them?

    7-1-12: Body Systems owner, and Scottsdale nutritionist, Ben Brown shares why nutritional supplements can be beneficial in addition to a healthy, nutrient dense and anti-inflammatory diet. Also, learn about why...

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  • Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Body Systems Receives 2012 Best of Scottsdale Award Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement SCOTTSDALE August 31, 2012 — Body Systems has been selected for...

    Body Systems Receives Best of Scottsdale Award for 2012

    Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Body Systems Receives 2012 Best of Scottsdale Award Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement SCOTTSDALE August 31, 2012 — Body Systems has been selected for...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 2

    By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

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  • At Body Systems we specialize in implementing individualized training, nutrition and supplement plans aimed at optimizing fat loss, improving health status, and maximizing performance. We will use our industry leading...

    WELCOME TO BODY SYSTEMS

    At Body Systems we specialize in implementing individualized training, nutrition and supplement plans aimed at optimizing fat loss, improving health status, and maximizing performance. We will use our industry leading...

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