Nutrition

Tuesday,Mar 15,2011

Congrats! You’re embarking on an amazing physical and mental challenge. In the months to come you’ll be pushing your body harder than ever, and that means you need to be taking in the right nutrients to fuel your workouts and help repair muscle breakdown. Good luck!

1. This mea...

Monday,Mar 14,2011

Kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are normally treated with behavioral therapy and stimulant medications. A new study suggests that a highly restr...

Monday,Mar 07,2011

The low-fat trend finally appears to be on its way out. The notion that saturated fats are detrimental to our health is deeply embedded in our Zeitgeist--but shockingly, the opposite just might be true. For over 50 years the medical establishment, public health officials, nutritionists, and dieti...

Thursday,Mar 03,2011

A FEW years ago I noticed something odd at the health food store. There, rubbing elbows with the extra-virgin olive oil and cold-pressed canola oil was virtually the last fat I expected to see in such esteemed company: coconut oil.

The last time I checked, coconut oil was supposed to be th...

Wednesday,Mar 02,2011

In an example of more brain damage from the mainstream medical press, a recent online article from heartwire savaged the low-carb diet as a treatment for diabetes along with one of its main academic proponents.  This piece, when read critically, provides a bluepr...

Thursday,Feb 24,2011

If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.*

Joseph Goebbels (pictured left)
Reich Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda

The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick wi...

Thursday,Feb 24,2011

Anyone who has ever tried to sneak healthy food into kids lunches knows whatChicago Public Schools is going through.

Sometimes kids openly embrace the new food. Sometimes they eat it without realizing the difference. And sometimes they refuse it altogether.

Thursday,Feb 24,2011

To build muscle and lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats.

Eating fats also helps fat loss: your b...

Thursday,Feb 24,2011

Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, will announce a five-year plan on Thursday to make thousands of its packaged foods lower in unhealthy salts, fats and sugars, and to drop prices on fruits and vegetables.

Thursday,Feb 24,2011

Before there was Dr. Atkins, there was William Banting. He invented the low-carb diet of 1863.

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