Gallup Survey Shows Americans On High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Fad Diets Are Cutting Out Healthy Foods
Fad diets and bad nutritional advice are spurring Americans to cut healthy foods such as rice, pasta, bread and cereals from their daily consumption, according to a new Gallup Organization survey.
Triglyceride is the main type of fat transported by your body. The fat gets its name from its chemical structure. Triglycerides are a normal component in your bloodstream. After you eat, your body digests the fats in your food and releases triglycerides into your bloodstream.
Water, water everywhere. But do we drink enough?
Water is the second most important nutrient for life, after oxygen. More than two-thirds of the body is made up of water
Body Composition Tests
Body composition is one part of a person’s overall physical fitness.
Body Mass Index
The body mass index is a method used to measure a person’s percentage of body fat.
The Ten Best Foods for your Health
Our affluent culture has accustomed us to foods that are too high in fat, protein, refined sugar and sodium. But, low-cost, low-calorie carbohydrates, fruits and…
The Ten Worst Foods for your Health
Experts have shown that up to 50% of all cancers are related to our diets. So, in some fashion we DO become what we eat. It is in our best interest to…
Exercise Nutrition for Healthy People
Preparing nutritionally for exercising can improve your performance while decreasing chances of injury. Using the same principles year round can…