Cortisol, Stress And Body Fat

Cortisol, Stress And Body Fat It seems that every time science uncovers some type of association between body fat and anything, opportunistic entrepreneurs are waiting in the shadows to create a product and a marketing campaign around it. They ride the wave into the multi millions, until the buzz dies down or until the Federal […]

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Low Carbs To Lose Weight?

By Tom Venuto These days, the carbohydrate issue seems to be the burning question on the minds of nearly everyone who is interested in getting leaner. Its no wonder why there’s such a buzz about these diets: everywhere you look lately there are low carb bars, low carb drinks, low carb meal replacements, low carb […]

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The Secret To Gaining Mass Fast

By Tom Venuto The secret to packing on pounds of solid muscle mass is simple: For the most part, the types of foods you eat on a muscle-gaining program are the same ones you should eat all the time, whether you want to lose, gain or maintain – you just need to eat more of […]

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Habits, Not Diets

With swimsuit weather right around the corner, many of us are once again faced with the daunting task of shedding the layers of flab we have accumulated over a long winter of eating and drinking. Of course this comes as no surprise because removing our “winter coats” has become a ritual for us every spring. […]

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Nutritional myths that just won’t die

“Nutritional Myths that Just Won’t Die: Protein!” By William Brink When it comes to the topic of sports nutrition there are many myths and fallacies that float around like some specter in the shadows. They pop up when you least expect them and throw a monkey wrench into the best laid plans of the hard […]

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Mercury levels in tuna

Are mercury levels in tuna dangerous? By T. Venuto According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the fish most likely to be contaminated with unsafe levels of mercury are those highest up on the food chain, including shark, king mackerel, tilefish and swordfish. These larger, longer-lived predatory fish […]

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The Sugar Coated Truth

“The Sugar Coated Truth” By Jeremy Likness This article is about everything sweet. Learn about the history of sugar, the difference between refined and natural sugars, and sugar alternatives (artificial sweeteners). It is believed that cane sugar was discovered before the birth of Christ. As early as 500 B.C., India was said to have a […]

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