Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

As I’m writing this post, sitting next to my wife on our couch, I’m contemplating many things, most significantly, the impending birth of our first child within the next week.  I’m unsure what to expect, I’m unsure what new fatherhood will...
5 Healthy Outdoor Dining Receipes

5 Healthy Outdoor Dining Receipes

Any gorgeous day is perfect for firing up the backyard grill. Here are some simple ways to make eating outdoors delicious and healthy. Grilled fish Grilling salmon takes as little as 4-5 minutes to cook, which is a big help when you are preparing a meal outdoors....
Does Shakeology Work?

Does Shakeology Work?

In this article, we look at Shakeology, the partner program to all of BeachBody’s fantastic workout series’, such as Insanity, P90X, T25, etc… With every infomercial, DVD kit and online forum, BeachBody touts their Shakeology program, which aims to...
Should You Avoid the Blood-Type Diet?

Should You Avoid the Blood-Type Diet?

A number of years ago, a new diet book was release called Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo.  The premise of this diet book or “study” as Dr. D’Adamo puts forth is that everyone should follow a specific type of diet which corresponds to their blood type A,...
9 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

9 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Everybody wants to live a healthy lifestyle these days.  Part of a healthy lifestyle is keeping fit, but its also eating healthy.  Lets face it, eating healthy can cost a ton of money, but it doesn’t have to, if you follow some basic rules and guidelines....
Real Holiday Weight Gain

Real Holiday Weight Gain

Plan to enjoy a few extra helpings of mashed potatoes, gravy, and gingerbread men over the coming weeks—but worried about all those pounds you’re bound to pack on? Cut yourself some slack, suggests Travis Saunders on the PLOS blog. He points out that while...
The Bulletproof Diet

The Bulletproof Diet

For those struggling to achieve their weight loss goals, a new program that incorporates anti-inflammatory eating and high intensity interval training may help to shed some pounds. Fox News did a great article on a new program, called The Bulletproof Diet, and CEO and...
High Fructose Corn Syrup Damages the Brain

High Fructose Corn Syrup Damages the Brain

Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. A new UCLA rat study is the first to show how a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning...
10 Cokes a Day for a Month

10 Cokes a Day for a Month

By now you probably know that drinking too much soda is bad for your health. It can lead to expanding waistlines, put you at a greater risk of type 2 diabetes, and increase the chance of developing certain cancers, to start. Well, one man decided to drink 10 cans of...

Paleo Diet Ranks Lowest on U.S. News List

CNN recently did a great article on the latest ranking of fad diets, current spreading across the U.S.  Ranking in dead last, is the much hyped, “Paleo Diet.” Followers of the Paleo Diet may go prehistoric on U.S. News & World Report this week. The...

Want to lose weight? Try a Gluten Free Diet

Weight loss weighs heavily on many people’s minds. The good news is that the gluten-free diet may be the key to losing and maintaining a healthy weight. Unfortunately, gorging on gluten-free brownies and cookies isn’t part of this weight-loss plan; the key to...

Low-Fat Diet: Why Fat-Free Isn’t Trouble Free

WebMD did a fantastic article on the risks of eating “Fat-Free” foods. Supermarket shelves are full of “fat-free” products these days — everything from cookies to bread, from juices (which didn’t have fat in the first place) to...

Can You Get Hooked on Diet Soda

First thing every morning, Ellen Talles starts her day by draining a supersize Styrofoam cup filled with Diet Coke and crushed ice. The 61-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla., drinks another Diet Coke in the car on the way to work and keeps a glass nearby “at all...

Diet Soda May Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but people who drink it every day may have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new U.S. study. Although the researchers, whose work appeared in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, found that older...

Drink Diet Soda, Gain Weight?

This article from webMD is a few years old, but its a fantastic example of how people are misled into thinking just because a product is labeld as “diet” its completely safe and healthy to eat.  People who drink diet soft drinks don’t lose weight. In...
Page 1 of 212