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We are NOT what we eat

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Research showed that vegetables from today have up to 80% LESS nutrients than plants back in the 1970’s. Monocultures and fertilisers are the main reason for that. We can eat and eat all this nutrient-rich food, but there is actually up to 80% less nutrients in there than we think.
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Food Tips

Quantifying sugar metabolism

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Did you know there is a blood marker that tells you if you are eating too much sugar? Eating lots of sugar will reduce the number of insulin receptors on our cells and we will need more and more sugar to still get some energy in our cells. This will lead to cravings for sugar, we will feel tired (no energy in the cells), and we will get fat (sugar can’t enter the cells, so it gets stored).
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Podcasts

Life inside a Shaolin Temple with Antonio “The Brooklyn Monk” Graceffo

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Antonio "The Brooklyn Monk" Graceffo is one of the few Americans who lived inside a Shaolin Temple to study the art of Wu-Shu up close. I talk with him about his travels, his time in the Shaolin Temple, his best and worst moments, the clashes of culture, differences in training philosophies, about his fighting style, and of course about his adventure into Cambodia to re-discover Bokator.  
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Food Tips

Typical Iron Mistakes

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We need stomach acid to break down iron and we need a functioning gut-blood barrier to absorb the iron. If either is disturbed then we can eat all the iron in the world, and we will not get it into our system.
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Vitamin D Quick Facts

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1 billion people world wide, 50% of all Europeans, 64% of all athletes, and 84% of professional football (soccer) players are deficient in Vitamin D. A nutrient that is very powerful at regulating autoimmune disease, preventing many types of cancer, and cardiovascular disease.
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Omega-3 Quick Facts

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You can easily find out if you have enough Omega-3’s in your life by doing an Omega-3-Index blood test. That will measure the Omega-3 content of your cell walls. Thats where the Omega-3’s do all their magic.
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