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Five Ways Whey Protein Can Benefit You

Whether you’re trying to lose a few pounds, boost your immunity, or get in shape, whey protein might be the answer.  Myriads of new studies are confirming the many health benefits of whey protein.  Here are the top five ways whey protein can benefit you: Lose Fat but Keep Muscle – A team of researchers… Read more »

Before and After Fitness Foods

When gearing up for a workout, carbs are your friend.  However, they need to be a blend of complex and simple so that the energy release is slow and steady, rather than a burst of energy followed by that awful sluggish feeling.  Post workout, you need protein to help your muscles recover. Here are our… Read more »

Get Fit and Stick with It

We’re all spending more time at home.  There is no better time to get fit.  Whether you try a new online exercise program or get out for a socially distanced walk, it doesn’t have to feel like a chore to get an exercise routine going. There are steps you can take to stick with it… Read more »

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise

Forty to 80 percent of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cite fatigue as their most debilitating symptom, according to research published in the Israel Medical Association Journal. That, coupled with joint pain and other symptoms of RA, can be a big barrier to getting regular exercise. Decreased activity levels in people with rheumatoid arthritis actually… Read more »

Arthritis and Lyme disease

Many parts of the country experienced a mild winter. Unfortunately, the lack of cold temperatures means that the tick population not only survived but actually thrived. Many of those ticks carry diseases including Lyme disease. With people spending more time outside in the wake of Covid-19, it is more important than ever to perform daily… Read more »

Five Foods to Eat if You Suffer from Arthritis

If you suffer from arthritis, you know just how painful this condition can be. Arthritis is a term referring to a class of diseases that cause pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. It affects people of all ages, genders and ethnic backgrounds. Fortunately, there are many foods that help reduce inflammation and may even… Read more »

Weight Bearing Exercises for Healthy Bones

Osteoporosis is a bone-weakening disorder that can result in fractures most commonly of the hip and spine.  Of the estimated 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, about eight million or 80% are women. Protecting yourself and your bones later in life should be a priority.  Eating bone building foods and getting the right exercise can help… Read more »

Five Simple Food Rules for Weight Loss

According to a recent study from Tufts University, there are five simple rules to follow if you want to lose weight.  Researchers analyzed more than 16 years of data from 120,000 men and women who were included in three long-term studies.  The results were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  They suggest the… Read more »

Five of the Worst Foods for Hair, Skin and Nails

Our hair, skin and nails reflect many biochemical imbalances in the body. Emotional imbalances due to stress can manifest in skin irritation and problems with hair and nails.  But more so, what we eat and the lack of nutrition in our food can immediately appear in the condition of our hair, skin and nails.  Avoiding… Read more »

Morning Workouts Kickstart Your Day

Morning workouts are a fantastic way to kickstart your day – for multiple reasons. Getting the recommended 30 minutes of exercise each day can be difficult for many of us. Between juggling family priorities and working your paid job, you are more likely to find an excuse to skip the gym. However, making it a habit to… Read more »