Headline - Eat Well - March 09, 2018
Many people follow “healthy practices” endorsed by celebrities. While these practices may promise health benefits, the “science” behind them is usually weak, nonexistent, or contrary to accepted scientific knowledge. What is the attraction?
Introductory article - Exercise - March 03, 2018
What role does dietary protein have in relation to physical activity and exercise? How much protein do you need if you are physically active? Should you be taking protein and/or amino supplements? Read on to find out more.
Indepth article - Eat Well - January 19, 2018
Biotin is synthesized by your gut bacteria, but is considered an essential vitamin. A daily dietary source of the vitamin is necessary for good health. Learn more about biotin and its several important metabolic functions.
Introductory article - Get Healthy - January 12, 2018
Some studies suggest that consuming large amounts of fructose may increase your risk for obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Learn more about fructose, its sources and harmful effects, and how to reduce your consumption of this sugar.
Introductory article - Exercise - December 08, 2017
Hypertension, or above normal blood pressure, can remain undetected, but increases the risk for stroke. Learn about risk factors for hypertension and how physical activity and nutrition can reduce those risks and improve your health.