Category: Quick Tips

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.13.2014

Circumen, an active compound in the spice turmeric, may help heal depression. According to the January ’14 Prevention, just 1,000 … continue reading

Late-Night Munchies

/ Posted 06.25.2014

We have all suffered from late-night snack attacks, but what are the best late-night hunger crushers for bodybuilders? According to … continue reading

Where’s the Beef?

/ Posted 06.22.2014

Most of us know that protein is the nutrient in red meat that benefits anyone who is training, but there’s … continue reading

An Apple a Day

/ Posted 06.19.2014

“Fruit provides valuable phytochemicals that benefit health, yet the fructose content is a concern for many because it’s a type … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 06.16.2014

Paleo eating has become one of the most popular ways to eat healthfully, even for many athletes, but what is … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.23.2014

Bodyfat gained due to overeating is a primary cause of diabetes, according the November ’13 Prevention. Says Osama Hamdy, M.D., … continue reading

Blast Off Belly Fat

• Many people avoid dairy, even yogurt, because they think it will make them fat, but they may be missing … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.14.2014

Celery is filling, has few calories and contains many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. But did you know that the leaves … continue reading

To Eat or Not to Eat?

/ Posted 03.09.2014

To eat or not to eat before cardio? That is a frequently asked question. Recent studies show that performing cardio … continue reading

What is the Anabolic Peephole?

/ Posted 03.01.2014

Your postworkout meal is about recovery and storage, so you should stick with carbs and protein. Why? Protein provides the … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 02.28.2014

Fruit should be on your kitchen counter, not in your fridge—at least most varieties. According to the September ’13 Bottom … continue reading

Meat to Beat the Blues

If you’re feeling down, you may want to consider eating some beef. According to the September ’13 Reader’s Digest, a … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 12.17.2013

Grapefruit may be a good addition to your protein drinks, according to the August ’13 Reader’s Digest. “Mixing this refreshing … continue reading

Open Sesame

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, a recent study found that “when people with high levels of LDL cholesterol … continue reading

Snooze Supplements

/ Posted 11.18.2013

Getting enough sound sleep is important to your muscle gains and fat loss. If you have trouble sleeping, one supplement … continue reading

Clogging Carbs

According to the November/December ’12 Well Being Journal, “Not all LDL cholesterol is bad. Good or bad depends on particle … continue reading

7-Up Your Metabolism

When you go on a diet, your metabolism begins to slow down to conserve energy. Your body thinks it could … continue reading

New View: Eggs Are Good for You

/ Posted 09.15.2013

In a special health report put out by the magazine Prevention, a section on eggs was particularly interesting: “Research found … continue reading

Eat More Beets

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, beets are nutrient packed and help produce nitric oxide, which opens blood vessels … continue reading

4 Key Foods to Help you Live Longer

One of the secrets of longevity, aside from having good genetics, is to eat a variety of colorful fruits and … continue reading

Pepper Your Cardio

/ Posted 08.02.2013

You may have heard that peppering your food can increase your metabolism. Well, it’s true, and it can work even … continue reading

Hunger Hacker

An item in the November ’12 Better Nutrition suggests that the supplement 5-hydroxytryptophan can reduce cravings and curb appetite. In … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.26.2013

Green tea has been shown to help reduce bodyfat, but it can also help protect your skin from sun damage. … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 06.24.2013

Carrots are known to promote eye health because they contain a lot of vitamin A, but they may also help … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.06.2013

Garlic is known for its cardiovascular benefits, but according to the December ’12 Better Nutrition, recent research out of the … continue reading

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