Do You Need More Fiber?

By |2019-08-08T12:43:59-03:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: News & Announcements|

We all know it - dietary fiber is an essential component to a healthy diet. Do you get enough? If you're like me, chances are the answer is "no". It wasn't until I started using the fancy (and FREE) nutrition app, MyFitnessPal, that I realized I wasn't getting near enough fiber in my diet.  And as a [...]

Caffeine Makes Workouts Wonderful!

By |2019-07-24T14:01:11-03:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Supplements|

Don't feel like working out - give caffeine a try! Psychologists at Leeds University discovered that taking caffeine prior to workouts makes it more pleasurable. Previous studies have shown that caffeine increases performance for both endurance and strength athletes and a new one shows that it's easier to take physical exercise to exertion. The scientists [...]

Low Zinc Linked to Dementia and Depression

By |2019-05-01T10:22:30-03:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Nutrition, Supplements|

Zinc and Mental Health A study out of Poland suggests that low zinc levels in the elderly can lead to dementia and depression. Researchers evaluated 100 people aged 60-102. They came to this conclusion after administering a 10 minute questionnaire (the the Abbreviated Mental Test Score) and by determining their serum Zn concentration using flame [...]

Take F-10 on an Empty Stomach for Best Results

By |2018-11-16T18:22:34-03:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition, Supplements|

Want to lose fat and get healthier? Green tea extract works - and better when taken this way! Australian researchers wanted to find out if EGCG - the main bioactive substance in green tea - worked better if taken on an empty stomach or with food.  They tried several different methods; empty stomach, with cereal, or in a [...]

Glutamine Does Nothing For Muscle Growth

By |2018-11-16T18:05:28-03:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Supplements|

Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in your body. Your body can synthesize it, so it is not an essential amino acid (EAA), but your requirements may at time outpace your rate of synthesis, making glutamine conditionally essential. Historically, however, glutamine has been considered conditionally essential only in the critically hurt or sick — [...]

Betaine Builds Muscle and Burns Fat!

By |2018-10-23T19:09:29-03:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Supplements|

Bodybuilders who take 2.5 grams of betaine per day will change their body composition - more muscle, less fat! Study Researchers experimented with two dozen experienced recreational bodybuilders – men aged between 18 and 35. All of the men followed the same intensive training schedule for six weeks. Half of them were given a placebo; [...]