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  • Podcast: Mitigating Stress and Nutrition for Athletic Performance

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  • The everything you ever wanted to know guide to choosing the right bar for you. You know the drill. You’re on the go, in between meetings, just finished a workout,...

    How to Choose a Protein Bar

    The everything you ever wanted to know guide to choosing the right bar for you. You know the drill. You’re on the go, in between meetings, just finished a workout,...

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  • An effective strategy for holiday feasting would be to finish dinner and then “fast” until lunch or dinner the following day, usually 16-18hrs is ample. During the holidays, when it’s not uncommon to have multiple “feasts” per month, using this fasting strategy can effectively save you a ton of calories and the excess fat gain that comes from eating like a pig.

    Strategic Holiday Eating – Eat More, Weigh Less

    An effective strategy for holiday feasting would be to finish dinner and then “fast” until lunch or dinner the following day, usually 16-18hrs is ample. During the holidays, when it’s not uncommon to have multiple “feasts” per month, using this fasting strategy can effectively save you a ton of calories and the excess fat gain that comes from eating like a pig.

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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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  • Including the words “carbs” and “fat loss” in the same sentence is considered taboo to many trying to lose body fat. The low-carb fad has been well established and a highly promoted form of dieting; media sensationalism would lead us to believe that going low-carb may be your best option for weight loss. But is vilifying and eliminating an entire food group really necessary to achieve your weight loss goals?

    The Best Carbs to Eat for Fat Loss

    Including the words “carbs” and “fat loss” in the same sentence is considered taboo to many trying to lose body fat. The low-carb fad has been well established and a highly promoted form of dieting; media sensationalism would lead us to believe that going low-carb may be your best option for weight loss. But is vilifying and eliminating an entire food group really necessary to achieve your weight loss goals?

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  • Ben Brown, owner of Body Systems Healing & Performance in Scottsdale, Arizona was featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine. His nutrition coaching business is known for offering individualized nutrition coaching programs focusing on fat loss and lifestyle modification.

    Fat Loss Specialist Featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine

    Ben Brown, owner of Body Systems Healing & Performance in Scottsdale, Arizona was featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine. His nutrition coaching business is known for offering individualized nutrition coaching programs focusing on fat loss and lifestyle modification.

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  • More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

    The 3 Best Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

    More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

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  • fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are dense sources of cancer fighting antioxidants. Therefore, it’s important to include these nutrient dense foods in every meal throughout the day.

    Antioxidants and Cancer: Are They Related?

    fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are dense sources of cancer fighting antioxidants. Therefore, it’s important to include these nutrient dense foods in every meal throughout the day.

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  • A half-teaspoon (of cinnamon) a day keeps the doctor away: There are a number of powerful natural compounds capable of helping to stabilize and regulate blood sugar levels, and cinnamon...

    Natural Remedies for Blood Sugar Control

    A half-teaspoon (of cinnamon) a day keeps the doctor away: There are a number of powerful natural compounds capable of helping to stabilize and regulate blood sugar levels, and cinnamon...

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  • It seems that just because it’s sweet like sugar does not make guilt-free, in fact, it may actually be much worse for you than real sugar.

    The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners – [How They Make Us Fat]

    It seems that just because it’s sweet like sugar does not make guilt-free, in fact, it may actually be much worse for you than real sugar.

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  • Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

    Ditch the Scale for Healthy Weight Loss: Part 2

    Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

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  • How to Eat (and Live) for Heat by Ben Brown 2014 is officially upon us and there are actually a few people that have not yet ditched their new years...

    How to Eat (and Live) for Heat

    How to Eat (and Live) for Heat by Ben Brown 2014 is officially upon us and there are actually a few people that have not yet ditched their new years...

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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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  • 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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  • All about the importance of attaining and maintaining and how to identify healthy vitamin D3 status: Read all about Vitamin D and your health

    March Newsletter: Vitamin D3

    All about the importance of attaining and maintaining and how to identify healthy vitamin D3 status: Read all about Vitamin D and your health

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  • You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

    What is your New Years Resolution? Weight Loss?

    You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

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  • Over the next several weeks you are going to be tried, tempted, tested, and tormented by all sorts of savory, sweet and sugary snacks.  Too often people throw caution to...

    5 Ways to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    Over the next several weeks you are going to be tried, tempted, tested, and tormented by all sorts of savory, sweet and sugary snacks.  Too often people throw caution to...

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  • Body Systems owner, Ben Brown shares some healthier alcoholic options for those wanting some fun in the sun this summer with Arizona Foothills Magazine. Click HERE to view the article

    What Are You Sipping on This Summer?

    Body Systems owner, Ben Brown shares some healthier alcoholic options for those wanting some fun in the sun this summer with Arizona Foothills Magazine. Click HERE to view the article

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  • 04.10.11 Nutrition for Fat Loss Body Systems “Nutrition for Fat Loss “ Why doesn’t diet and exercise always produce the weight loss results we expect? Learn about the things that...

    Nutrition for Fat Loss Seminar this Weekend!

    04.10.11 Nutrition for Fat Loss Body Systems “Nutrition for Fat Loss “ Why doesn’t diet and exercise always produce the weight loss results we expect? Learn about the things that...

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  • The Acid Test: How’s Your Digestion?

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  • Healthy Eating Habit #2: Eat Protein with Every Meal

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  • Healthy Eating Habit #3: Eat Vegetables with Every Meal

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  • Healthy Eating Habit #9: Prepare Meals in Advance

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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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