Creatine Supplementation: Should You Consider This Supplement?

  Creatine supplementation (CMS) has long been used by athletes and body builders wanting to build muscle mass. But could creatine help in other ways? Creatine helps the human body maintain its supply of ATP (the body’s main source of energy). 95% of total body creatine is found in the skeletal muscle. The other 5% is located in the brain … Read More

Loving Your Vegetables

1. Canned SoupsCheck the labels carefully. They’re not always so good for you. These typically high-sodium convenience meals can also pack high levels of fat when made with cream bases. Beyond unwanted calories, canned soup also brings unhealthy preservatives. Increase your nutrients by making your own soup from scratch.2. HamThis sodium-filled meat can promote fluid retention, bloating and constipation when consumed regularly. Swap … Read More

4 Foods to Avoid

1. Canned SoupsCheck the labels carefully. They’re not always so good for you. These typically high-sodium convenience meals can also pack high levels of fat when made with cream bases. Beyond unwanted calories, canned soup also brings unhealthy preservatives. Increase your nutrients by making your own soup from scratch.2. HamThis sodium-filled meat can promote fluid retention, bloating and constipation when consumed regularly. Swap … Read More

Face the Fats

Fat plays essential roles in our bodies, including temperature control, hormone production and protection of our organs. Yet it has been demonized as dietary “Public Enemy One” being responsible for weight gain and a host of health woes. New research and popular diets are helping fat rise above its bad-for-you reputation. Below we explore the latest research and clear up … Read More