• Why Do Sports Drinks Work?

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

    Dr. Noakes has shown that there is no compelling evidence that athletes competing in endurance events (at least up to marathon distances) benefit from sports drinks because they contain water and/or electrolytes. However,there is convincing research proving that the consumption of carbohydrate-containing drinks during athletic events lasting an hour or longer does enhance performance (1, […]

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  • Prevent Skin Cancer

    Posted on June 9, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

    Although the most important risk factor for skin cancer is excess sun exposure, lifestyle factors are also important. Is there a diet to keep skin healthy and protect against skin cancer? “While chemopreventive agents including polyphenolic antioxidants found in green tea and grape seed extracts, isoflavones found in soybean extracts, and COX 2 inhibitors – […]

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  • Let’s Talk About Saturated Fat

    Posted on April 22, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

    dietWhat is Saturated Fat? Saturated fat is found mainly in animal foods, such as butter, milk and milk products, beef and pork, chicken skin, and lard. Coconut, palm and palm kernel oils are also saturated fats. Most health experts agree that a diet high in saturated fat increases your risk of heart disease by raising […]

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  • Keep a Food Log for Weight Loss

    Posted on April 13, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

    Weighing ourselves regularly is a helpful weight loss strategy, but if you want to truly promote a healthy weight, it’s time to go beyond the scale and focus on your food choices, changing your daily habits. If you read any list of the top 10 strategies to lose weight, every one will include keeping a […]

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