Nutrition

Nutrition

Study: Ginger is a Fat Fighter

Ginger ale is probably not great when it comes to soothing a sore stomach (sorry, Mom), but ginger may be great for battling obesity according to a new meta-study. The researchers for this study examined 60 studies that measured the effects of ginger on animals, cells and humans. And when all[…]

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Coffee May be the Best Workout Supplement

If you are a coffee junkie then there is no need to convince you to drink anymore. But a new study will make you pretty happy about the advantages of sipping a cup of joe before your workout, no matter how much coffee you already drink a day. The common[…]

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Why Fasting Works, and Why it Doesn’t Matter

One of the recent diet trends that has gained a following is fasting – an idea that has been around since the dawn of humanity. One reason it seems to be so popular is because it’s pretty easy to follow: you eat less on some days. There isn’t too much to figure[…]

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Could a Time Tax Help You Eat Better?

Not all of us have vending machines at our work. But a new kind of vending machine shows an interesting trick that can maybe help some people make healthier decisions. The official name is DISC, or Delays to Influence Healthy Snack Choice, and what it does is impose a time tax[…]

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How to be Smart About Your Coffee Addiction

We are not anti-coffee here at Cardio High. In fact we have published articles that support drinking coffee before a workout. But we also know that some people get you into trouble because they think they need to guzzle it constantly to adequately function. A new study may be useful as a guide[…]

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Substitute Afternoon Snacking With Exercise

Staring at our screens or shuffling around papers or talking to our bosses seem to always make us want to reach for a handful of something sugary or salty. It’s a way many people reduce stress and alleviate boredom. But those extra calories from anxiety/boredom snacks do nothing for us except[…]

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Don’t Look at This Infographic if You Love Bacon

While we swear we aren’t bacon haters, we also can’t just ignore this troubling infographic that points to some of the worst traits of the delicious processed meat. And, as this article points out, since our bacon lust seems to be increasing, this is even more important.  

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