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  • Food Facts

    Sunflower seeds can build muscle. According to the March ’12 Better Nutrition, a handful, about a quarter cup, contains four grams...

    Becky HolmanAugust 28, 2012
  • Bacterial Benefits

    Probiotics are becoming increasingly popular as a health booster. The main reason is that their good bacteria soothes the savage stomach—but...

    Steve HolmanAugust 13, 2012
  • Eat Muscle for Breakfast?

    You probably know that the stress hormone cortisol can cause your body to chew up muscle for energy. According to the...

    Becky HolmanAugust 10, 2012
  • Bigger Insulin Trigger

    Bodybuilders get protein at every meal in order to keep the muscles bathed in growth-promoting amino acids. There appears to be...

    Becky HolmanAugust 4, 2012
  • Food Facts

    Mushrooms are an excellent cancer fighter. According to the International Journal of Cancer, a recent study showed that women who regularly...

    Iron Man MagazineJuly 20, 2012
  • More Salt Stats

    According to the September ’11 Bottom Line Health, an eight-year study followed more than 3,600 men and women aged 60 and...

    Steve HolmanJuly 5, 2012
  • Should I reduce salt intake if I have high blood pressure?

    Recent studies suggest that higher salt intakes may not be so bad for blood pressure after all unless you have a...

    Becky HolmanJune 29, 2012
  • Food Facts

    B-vitamins can boost energy and mood, but that’s exactly why you shouldn’t take before bed, according to the February ’12 Bottom...

    Becky HolmanJune 24, 2012
  • Do You Need More C?

    According to the January/February ’12 Well Being Journal, glucose and vitamin C “use the same cell door.” That means if your...

    Becky HolmanJune 20, 2012
  • The Real Reason Wine Is Fine

    There has been a flood of evidence that drinking a couple—that’s two—glasses of red wine a day is good for a...

    Becky HolmanJune 14, 2012
  • Food Facts

    Sugar can cause depression. Candy, cake, soft drinks and other simple-sugar snacks trigger wild fluctuations in blood sugar—blood sugar is high...

    Becky HolmanJune 11, 2012
  • Supercharged Oatmeal

    You probably know that oatmeal is an excellent choice for breakfast. A bowl has around 20 grams of slow-releasing carbs, so...

    Steve HolmanMay 24, 2012
  • Caffeine Gene

    Have you noticed how some people can drink coffee after dinner and have no problem sleeping, while others sip the same...

    Becky HolmanMay 21, 2012
  • Joint Rejuvenators

    According to the December ’11 Bottom Line Health, ginger and tumeric supplements can help relieve knee pain. The results of a...

    Becky HolmanMay 18, 2012
  • Food Facts

    Broccoli is often thought of as a superfood because of its cancer-fighting abilities. Now you can supercharge those disease-busting effects, according...

    Becky HolmanMay 15, 2012