Understanding Amino Acids and their Importance in Diet

The importance of protein in a healthy diet is well known to nutritional scientists, and widely understood by the general population. Indeed, every bodily system is directly or indirectly supported by protein. For example, protein supports the structural development of cells, helps ensure the integrity of tissue, aids digestion, carries... Read More

The Glycemic Index and Dieting

The field of nutrition is awash with charts, tables, diagrams, models, acronyms, and abbreviations; more than the average person can memorize. As such, one often comes across someone who has simply burnt out trying to keep track of how much to eat, when to eat it, how to find the... Read More

Antioxidants - Your Best Defense Against Disease and Aging

Studies support the benefits of eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. This is due to their high antioxidant value. Why are antioxidants so important? Because they have a proven track record of fighting free radicals.Your body is being constantly attacked by very harmful substances known as free radicals... Read More

The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Diet, Your Health & Your Life!

Because I believe diet and exercise are so important, I'm often frustrated with the recommendations I receive. Nutrition and natural health ideas are often so negative (don't eat this, watch out for that) or so rigorous (be sure to eat some raw, natural, organically grown vegetable I've never heard of)... Read More

ACAI Berry Named Top 10 Superfoods For Anti-Aging by Dr. Nicholas Perricone

The benefits from eating healthy are endless. And, according to Dr. Nicholas Perricone, some foods can be eaten to help you look and age better! At the top of the list is the acai fruit from the Amazon forest. This little berry is one of the most nutritious and powerful... Read More

Is Chocolate A New Health Food?

Could it be possible that our beloved chocolate may actually be good for us? This is the nutrition news we have all been waiting for. So here is the scoop on chocolate and its health benefits. Yes, you read right, health benefits!Recent studies show that cocoa and dark chocolate with... Read More

Serious About Wanting To Improve Your Familys Healthy Eating Lifestyles?

Dr. Christine Wood, M.D, a practicing pediatrician in Encinitas, California, is the author of How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love It!, offers some sound advice about developing healthy eating lifestyles for your family.Here's what Dr. Wood has to say. Today almost one out of three children in... Read More

The Isometric Diet and Balanced Health

The concept isometric has been a part of the health care vocabulary for decades. The most common application of the term, until now, has been with respect to physical exercise. Taken from the Greek root word Iso, meaning equal, the familiar term Isometric exercises involves applying equal weight to achieve... Read More

Rediscovering Protein - Corrective Action in the American Diet

Protein must be a part of a healthy diet for a simple reason: it is essential for life. Every single cell in the human body -- including bones, blood, skin, chemicals, and enzymes -- depend on protein for effective operation.[i]Yet while Americans are more health-conscious than ever before, the national... Read More

Protein and Endurance Sports

Endurance Sports are like music concerts. They start at a low key, setting a steady rhythm and culminate into a crescendo that enthralls the spectator and the athlete. And not unlike an orchestra, endurance demands a flawless performance from every organ, testing the limits of their resilience. As each system,... Read More

In The News:

Maine beachgoers were surprised to find a mysterious sea creature washed up on Higgins Beach earlier this week. It was later determined to perhaps be the decomposing body of a basking shark.
An alligator has been spotted near the barracks of the Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials said.
One year before humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away.
Personal items including a Cartier watch and an ornate gold pencil holder that once belonged to Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII are up for auction in the U.K. on Saturday.
What to know about different types of dangerous herbage — from hogweed to wild parsnip — that can produce serious burns or, in some cases, lead to blindness or death.
Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist.
A recently discovered 113-year-old Russian shipwreck that may contain more than $130 billion in gold bars and coins is sparking controversy.
A remarkable baby snake embryo has been discovered encased in 99-million-year-old amber.
Researchers have unearthed a new armored dinosaur in Utah, a new species of ankylosaur. The catch? It used to live on a lost continent.
Archaeologists in Egypt have opened up a mysterious ancient ‘cursed’ black granite sarcophagus.
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Health Update: Have Your Chocolate and Eat It, Too!

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Nutrient Requirements of Women in Sport

Female and male athletes respond to training in a fairly... Read More

Is It Possible to Improve Your Health by Simply Drinking More Water?

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Four Important Nutrients - Vitamin E, Selenium, Sodium and Potassium ? For Good Health

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Inflammation Pain Eased with Glyconutrients

Every person on earth has experienced pain at one time... Read More

Lawsuits on Foods and Diets

The dangers of processed foods and diets Why is that... Read More

Crave Sweets? On the Weight & Mood Roller Coaster? Perhaps Its More Than You Think!

The sugar industry and the food manufacturers are capitalizing BIG... Read More

The Benefits of Healthy Eating

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