Nutrition Articles

The Low Fat Diet Myth

The Low Fat Diet Myth

In short, the previously promised benefits of a low –fat diet have been exhaustively disproven, time and time again.  Studies have shown that it does not cause significant weight-loss over an extended period of time and it has no notable effect on cancer or heart disease. So where did this […]

The Non-linear Nature of Fitness

The Non-linear Nature of Fitness

I want to share something with you about fitness that can eliminate a great deal of unnecessary frustration.  Far too often, people carry the false assumption that progress is perfectly linear and reaching their goals will follow a perfectly predictable pattern.  Simply knowing that this is not the norm can […]

What Your Food’s Content Claims Really Mean

What Your Food’s Content Claims Really Mean

When you look at the United States as a whole, it is no secret that our waistlines have grown to ghastly measurements in comparison to what previous generations had on display.  Because of this, more people are learning and making more of an effort to be mindful of what they […]

by September 7, 2013 0 comments Articles, Nutrition Articles
Watermelon Juice Proven to Reduce Muscle Soreness

Watermelon Juice Proven to Reduce Muscle Soreness

Sore? Eat some Watermelon. A recent report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has linked watermelon and it’s precence of L-citrulline to decreased muscle soreness and the recovery heart rate after 24 hours*.  The test examined both pasteurized and non-pasteurized sources, with the non-pasteurized yielding stronger results.  The […]

by August 15, 2013 0 comments Articles, Nutrition Articles
What is a GMO? The basics of Genetically Modified Organisms

What is a GMO? The basics of Genetically Modified Organisms

You probably have heard a lot about GMOs and even seen protests about them, but what are GMOs? Are they safe? Where do you find them? Here are the answers to such questions. What are GMOs? GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered to […]

Industrial Garbage: Unfortunate Trends in The Fitness Industry (Part 1)

Industrial Garbage: Unfortunate Trends in The Fitness Industry (Part 1)

I should preface this article series by proudly stating that: 1. I believe the fitness industry as a whole is the best for-profit industry to be a part of and 2. This is all my opinion. This series is not by any means a knock on the industry, it is […]

What Wall Street Can Teach Us About Fitness

What Wall Street Can Teach Us About Fitness

Have you ever been fascinated about the parallels between the stock market and the world of fitness? I didn’t think so. Truth be told, it is a rather odd and seemingly pointless comparison to illustrate. With that being said, let me explain the rather simple reason for me continuing down […]

Hidden Artificial Sweeteners – The Bitter Truth

Hidden Artificial Sweeteners – The Bitter Truth

When you think of artificial sweeteners, there are probably a number of different varieties that come to mind.  One of the most popular is aspartame.  Aspartame is a food additive that has become very controversial over the past 22 years since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved it for […]

Dietary Fats: The Basics (part 1)

Dietary Fats: The Basics (part 1)

Good versus bad fats, low fat diets versus higher fat diets, coconut oil is good, coconut oil is bad. Ahhhh!!! Sometimes hearing all the information available can give us a headache and leaves us confused. In this article I want to shed some light into the world of dietary fats. […]