Nutrition

Nutrition

Video: Juice Cleanses Don’t Work As Advertised

If you or someone you know are one of the millions of people who think a juice cleanse is an easy, healthy way to lose weight, this video is mandatory viewing. You will find out quickly that 1. You are missing out on valuable nutrients, 2. You aren’t actually losing[…]

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Study: Eating Better Leads to Sleeping Better

“Eating higher amounts of saturated fats and sugars is associated with lighter sleep that’s more prone to being disrupted and generally less restorative.” That’s from this article, about a new study which looks at how our diets affect our sleep. And, at least according to these researchers, there is clearly[…]

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The Holes in the Bulletproof Diet

Hundreds of thousands of dollars and years of “biohacking” went into the most controversial diet in recent memory, the Bulletproof Diet. The increasing popularity of the Bulletproof Diet has attracted the attention of doctors and scientists who offer their opinions on whether the diet works – or is healthy. Well, shocker.[…]

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A Cardio High = A Beer Buzz

If you are an exerciser, there is a good chance you’re a drinker. That is what the studies show. But we were wondering; Is that a good thing? Of course, common sense would make us believe that it is indeed detrimental to drink after a workout, as all of those calories you[…]

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High Intensity Exercise Benefits the Liver

We don’t see enough high-intensity studies that involve mice, but a new study that put them through exercise showed that one of the biggest benefits of HIIT involves our livers. We have seen studies showing HIIT increases our insulin sensitivity. What is that? We’ll quote an earlier post: Insulin resistance is[…]

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New Study Says Coffee Is Healthy

There is another reason to get out of bed if you’re an avid coffee drinker, and it’s not just to guzzle an early morning cup of joe. According to a new study, coffee lovers are drinking to their health. A very, very extensive study followed over 200,000 doctors and nurses for[…]

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Forget Your BMI, and Look at Your Belly

This is one of those studies that we hate to talk about. It both uses extensive data and points to one thing that many of us can’t seem to lose even if we’re constantly exercising — our beer bellies. Researchers followed over 15,000 people for 14 years and paid very close[…]

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No, it is Not Harder to Lose Weight in 2015

Multiple news stories are declaring that it is harder to lose weight in 2015 than it was a few decades ago. A study out of a York University in Toronto looked at tons of data on American diets, physical activity and body weight, and they concluded that a person eating and exercising[…]

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Should Part of Your Diet Be an Earlier Bedtime?

A very interesting study has just been released that makes a connection we would have never made ourselves: that between your bedtime and your weight gain. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley followed over 3,000 subjects from adolescence in 1996 all the way up to 2009. Looking at as[…]

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