Protein Packed Snacks for Guys

It’s no secret that most guys enjoy a good snack. In fact, many of us try to make sure that snack is healthy, rich in protein and low in fat. Recent surveys reveal that 91 percent of adults snack at least once a day and 71 percent actively aim to add more protein to their… Read more »

Non-Gym Workouts for Men

This past year has tested us in many ways.  Many of us decided to skip the gym for a myriad of reasons.  It can be hard to get back into your fitness routine.  If you’re not quite ready to go back to the gym or have decided the gym just isn’t for you, there are… Read more »

The Best Nutrients for Bone Health

Osteoporosis and low bone mineral density affects millions of Americans. The majority of adults don’t get enough daily exercise and have insufficient intake of vitamin D and calcium. Many people are aware that vitamin D, calcium and exercise are essential for good bone health. However, many people are less likely to know that dietary insufficiencies… Read more »

Aging and Brain Health

Aging and brain health go hand in hand. Today, millions of Americans are experiencing longer lives than ever before.  In fact, the percentage of Americans age 65 and older has more than tripled in the last 100 years, and now represents 13 percent of the population.  There has been a shift from that of medically… Read more »

Healthy Aging Antioxidant Rich Foods

If you’re looking for a magical pill to stop the aging process, you won’t find one.  But, you can at least slow things down with the foods you choose to eat.  Healthy aging can best be accomplished by incorporating foods high in antioxidants into your diet. Antioxidants are compounds found in food that can help… Read more »

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Whey Protein

Despite its reputation as a supplement just for bodybuilders, whey protein has many health benefits that extend beyond its use in the fitness world. Not only is whey protein helpful with weight management and muscle growth, but it has also recently been found to reduce some of the effects of aging. Research suggests that roughly… Read more »

Best Foods to Beat Allergies

If you’re suffering from seasonal allergies, chances are you’ve tried your fair share of over the counter and prescription medications in an attempt to find relief.  But no one likes walking around feeling like their head is disconnected from their body, as is often the case with those solutions.  There is something else you can… Read more »

The Impact of Stress on Seasonal Allergies

It’s been a stressful year to say the very least.  Unfortunately, all that stress can have a negative impact on your seasonal allergies.  According to a recent study published in the journal, Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, researchers found an association between higher perceived stress levels and allergy flare-ups. Allergies occur when your immune… Read more »

Little Ways to Lose Weight

Spring is here and we are spending more time outside.  If you’re like many of us, you may have put on a few extra pounds in the last year. There are ways to shed those pounds without making drastic lifestyle changes that are hard to stick with. Little tweaks to your every day routines can… Read more »

Nourish Your Skin with Vitamin C

Vitamin C is essential to nourish and maintain healthy looking skin.  The antioxidant properties in vitamin C help prevent free-radicals from breaking down collagen and can even reverse DNA damage from sunburn. Damage to collagen and DNA are two significant factors in the aging of skin. While the collagen boosting and anti-inflammatory benefits of vitamin… Read more »