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Harvard Study: Cut Carbs Not Fat To Lose Weight

If the goal is losing fat, reducing carbohydrates is a much more effective strategy than reducing fat, according to a new study from Harvard. The study analyzed 53 studies, and looked at more than 67,000 dieters involved. Those who had reduced dietary fat to lose weight were two and a half pounds heavier on average, a [...]

2018-12-13T20:42:40+00:00 0 Comments

Benefits Of Salt And Lime Water In The Morning

There are a lot of cleansing, detox products on the market, but one of the most effective ones is also the most simple - a glass of water, with added lime juice and salt. That’s it. It’s as simple as it sounds, and has a whole host of health and body composition benefits. Salt has many [...]

2019-03-04T18:33:12+00:00 2 Comments

Nutritional Strategies to Speed Injury Recovery

For those who lead an active life, whether you play sports, compete in triathlons, or lift weights on a regular basis, injuries are just part of the game. We try our best to stay healthy and do things safely, but regardless of the precautions you take, at some point or another you will most likely suffer [...]

2017-09-17T19:04:36+00:00 0 Comments

9 Tips For Improved Heart Health

It’s common to think that cholesterol, and saturated fat intake, are the reason so many have heart issues later on in life. While this can contribute, it’s definitely not the only reason, and of course it’s possible to consume saturated fat, and cholesterol, in proper amounts without any adverse side effects. So, rather than cutting out [...]

2017-09-17T19:04:21+00:00 0 Comments

Why You Should Be Taking Magnesium Part 2

Magnesium is a mineral that acts as a co-factor in over 350 enzymatic processes in the human body; which means it helps aid those processes. It is involved with muscular activity, healthy heart functions, nerve transmissions, regulation of body temperature, bone formation, and many more. Deficiency of magnesium can cause many negative side effects. Negative effects [...]

2017-09-17T19:04:06+00:00 0 Comments

Creative Thinking is Improved by Walking

According to some new research coming out of Stanford, walking may increase creative thinking. That’s right - if you’re struggling in your meetings, work, or anything else, and need fresh ideas, a nice walk may just do the trick. The late co-found of Apple, Steve Jobs, is known to have loved walking meetings. Mark Zuckerberg of [...]

2017-09-17T19:03:29+00:00 0 Comments

E-Cigarettes Not A Healthy Alternative To Smoking

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cig) has been steadily rising over the last few years. Smoking e-cigs, or “vaping” has become a cultural trend, and may be enticing even to those who didn’t use cigarettes before. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, e-cig used has now surpassed traditional cigarette use in high school [...]

2017-09-17T19:02:52+00:00 0 Comments

Regular Exercise Shows 40% Decrease In Death Amongst Elderly Men

According to research published in British Journal of Sports medicine, thirty minutes of physical activity performed six days a week is linked to a 40% decrease in risk of death from any cause among elderly men - nearly as big of an impact on health as quitting smoking. This is regardless of the intensity of the [...]

2017-09-17T19:02:41+00:00 0 Comments

Maternal Obesity Compromises Babies’ Immune System

In the United States, nearly 60 percent of all women of childbearing age are either overweight or obese. Obesity is a large problem right now in the U.S., and it has been linked to health issues including heart disease, cancer, hypertension, and more. During pregnancy, obesity can increase risk to both mother and child, as it [...]

2017-09-17T19:02:34+00:00 0 Comments

Fit People More Likely To Survive Certain Cancers And Less Likely To Get Them

Men who maintain high levels of fitness into their late 40s are less likely to get lung and colorectal cancer than unfit men. According to a new study in Jama Oncology, high fitness levels of these men also appear to increase their chances of surviving cancer, if they are in fact diagnosed with it later on [...]

2017-09-17T18:58:19+00:00 0 Comments