How often do you strength train? Three times a week? Twice a week? More importantly, how often do you need to train to maximize your gains? Find out what research shows.
Did you know that appetite hormones play a big role in controlling your level of hunger? One called leptin is more accurately a satiety hormone. Just recently, scientists gained new insights into leptin and how it controls appetite and contributes to obesity.
Diet fads and trends come and go. One we’ve been hearing about for a few years now is the alkaline diet. What is an alkaline diet and does it have health benefits? Let’s see what science shows.
You might think of beets as being a bright red veggie that goes in salads but beets are becoming better known for the juice that comes from them. This article looks at the claims that beetroot juice enhances exercise performance based on current research.
If you look in your kitchen, you probably have at least a few plastic products hanging around – in your cabinets or in your refrigerator. Even some of your appliances may have plastic parts. Unfortunately, some plastics contain a controversial chemical called BPA that’s best avoided. Here are some simple ways to keep BPA out of your kitchen.
With so many reasons to exercise, do you need another one? According to a new study, regular moderate to vigorous exercise lowers the risk of developing certain cancers. Find out which types of cancer exercise may lower the risk of and why.
So many myths about losing weight and body fat prevail – what are you to believe? Here are five of the most common fat loss myths dispelled – so you don’t have to fall for them.
You probably know people who are always on a diet. They reduce their calorie consumption to the point that they lose weight but are unhappy because they feel deprived. Do this long enough and your metabolism slows as your body senses that the energy supply is low. You might assume that once you return to […]
You probably know that exercise is good for the health of your brain – but why? Read on and discover five brain-healthy chemicals that increase in response to a workout.
More and more people are following a gluten-free diet these days, some out of necessity. Yet there’s another condition that many people confuse with gluten intolerance – wheat allergy. This article discusses wheat allergies and how they differ from gluten intolerance and celiac disease.