Nutrition

Nutrition

What is the Deal With Fish Oil?

Experts debate the value of supplements. Our guest speaker, Bill Gifford, mentioned that most supplements are snake oil. But another oil seems to be very popular; fish oil. The omega-3 fatty acids inside fish oil are considered a reliable firewall against coronary issues, and many people take fish oil supplements daily to help keep[…]

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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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