The recommended amount of protein you need if you exercise is based on your body weight. The idea is that you need more post-workout protein if you have more lean body mass. Now, a new study calls this idea into question. Get the full scoop.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
You might buy organic fruits and vegetables to avoid pesticides – but what about organic milk? Does it offer nutritional and health benefits that conventional milk does not? This article looks at the pros and cons of drinking organic milk.
Everyone needs zinc, although you don’t need it in huge quantities. Yet, many people don’t get enough of this vital mineral. In this article, you’ll find out why zinc is so important and why you may need more of it if you work out.
Vitamins and minerals don’t act independently of one another. In fact, some minerals and vitamins are synergistic, meaning they enhance one another. Unfortunately, some also compete with one another. Find out more about the power of nutrient synergy and why getting vitamins and minerals from whole foods, not supplements, is best.
We think of antioxidants as being protective against disease and against aging – but can you get too much of a good thing? This article looks at the role antioxidants play in health and why antioxidant supplements may actually be harmful.
When it’s hot outside, you can lose a lot of fluid, especially if you’re moving around a lot. Hydration is a must for your health and wellbeing. Still, many myths abound about hydration, what to hydrate with and how much you need to drink. Here are five myths and truths about hydration.
Plant foods – you hear a lot about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. Can adopting such an eating plan help you live longer? This article looks at this issue and also points out the difference between vegetarian, vegan, and plant-based diets.
For years, you’ve been told that vegetable oils are heart healthy. Unfortunately, that might not be the case. Read on and find out more about these oils, why you should avoid them, and what healthier options are.
You hear a lot about the spice tumeric these days, how healthful it is. More people are cooking with it and even adding it to smoothies. Are the health benefits of turmeric real? Find out what potential benefits it offers.
One thing we all need to be concerned about as we age is the loss of muscle strength and size. Resistance training is your best defense, but a new study suggests that an ingredient in pomegranates may also offer benefits. Find out more.