Category: Quick Tips

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

The Dark Side of Chicken

/ Posted 05.01.2013

Most bodybuilders prefer white-meat chicken for their protein source. Look at any diet, and you’ll undoubtedly see “chicken breast.” According … continue reading

3 Doctors’ Tricks for Shrinking Fat Stores

You may be familiar with the syndicated TV show “The Doctors.” No, it’s not a soap opera; it’s a group … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 03.24.2013

Ketchup has health benefits, like reducing your risk of colon cancer, according to the December ’12 Prevention. No, that’s not … continue reading

Soy Warning

/ Posted 03.23.2013

According to the May/June ’12 Well Being Journal, “Researchers have reported lowered testosterone and higher estrogen levels in males who … continue reading

Pain Free With SAMe

While glucosamine and chondroitin have been touted as a great combo for relieving joint pain and strengthening soft tissue, SAMe … continue reading

Sugar Shocker

You know that processed sugar is bad for your body—but did you also know that it’s bad for your brain. … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 02.24.2013

CoQ10 is an essential nutrient found in organ meats that is necessary for proper mitochondria function, according to the September … continue reading

Inflammatory Peanut Points

/ Posted 02.22.2013

When people ask me how I feel about peanuts, I always tell them that I prefer Garfield. Seriously, I have … continue reading

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