Upset Stomach? How Activated Charcoal Benefits Your Digestion

Numerous studies have noted that activated charcoal is carbon.  It is a charcoal that has been treated with oxygen with the purpose to open...
fad diets

The 5 Signs of a Fad Diet

A fad diets is any diet plan or aid that aims to reduce one's weight, usually in an unrealistically short time. Fad diets attract susceptible people who suffer with weight  problems. They desperately seek shortcuts to achieving a shapely physique. A common problem with fad diets is that the fat-reducing...

To Drink or Not To Drink – Alcohol And Exercise

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re leaving work. You may be thinking about going out. You might have a few drinks with friends, just to relax and...

Whole Food Machine or Junk Food Queen – You Are What...

Take a look inside your kitchen. What type of foods do you see? In your freezer do you see microwave meals, ice cream and...

Alcohol Diet – A Healthy Meal or a Couple of Cocktails?

Skipping meals to save calories for drinking alcohol is becoming distressingly popular… It has become far more familiar, now that we have a name for...

The Benefits of Caffeine – Yes, It Really is A Drug

Caffeine is the most widely consumed drug in the world. It is a naturally occurring trimethylxantine found in various plants and is generally accepted...

Top Five Facts about Fat (From the Diet Cheat Sheet)

1. One nasty blubbery pound of body fat equals 3,500 calories. 2. Excess calories ingested from food are stored in the body as fat tissue,...

A Vegan Speaks Out on Plant-Based Strength Training

Stop. Have you all gotten your exercise in for the day? Have you eaten ALL of your vegetables? Okay, I’ll stop! I didn’t come...
Gluten Free

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Really Effective?

Fat-free, low carb, Paleo and gluten-free diets are just some of the new “fad diets” that have bombarded grocery store check-out lines and newsfeed...

Burn More Fat with Whey Protein?

Whey Protein Taken 3 Times a Day Cuts 14% Abdominal Fat Over the last year, scientists have come to conclude that not all carbohydrates are...

Recent Posts

Processed Foods – What They Really Do to Your Body

By Megan Johnson McCullough We live in a world that operates at a fast pace, turning convenience and time efficiency into priorities. We have learned...
Gluten Free

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Really Effective?

Fat-free, low carb, Paleo and gluten-free diets are just some of the new “fad diets” that have bombarded grocery store check-out lines and newsfeed...
Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats – High Protein Blueberry Banana Oats Recipe

It's the morning and it's stressful. You're running around from the kitchen to the bathroom to the bedroom trying to get to work on...

Do BCAAs Actually Help You in the Gym?

As Sports and Exercise Science graduate student researchers, group outings usually end in some passionate debate related to exercise or nutrition.  From “What’s the...

The Greatest Diet Mistakes – And How You Can Avoid Them

When it comes to getting your diet on track, there seem to be more traps than truths. While there are many diet mistakes, there...