Friday, September 20, 2019

Tag: fitness

As the positive impact of probiotic supplementation on health is becoming more and more well-established, probiotic research has expanded into more and more fields of study. Now, it is venturing into the world of athletics!  And the results of the initial research have...
By improving digestive health, regulating nutrient adsorption, and modulating hormone secretion and function, probiotics can help you lose weight especially when combined with diet and exercise, making them a truly useful addition to a healthy lifestyle.
When most of us think about getting older, we think of declines in mental acuity and cognitive function, an increase in general aches and pains, and an increased risk of disease and illness - but we rarely think about our aging muscular system. This is actually a little odd because...
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats in existence, with approximately 90% of the energy it contains derived solely from saturated fatty acids. Interestingly, it is actually for this reason that it was once demonized (quite unfairly, I might add) by many within the health...
As the youngest of 5 kids, I lived an active childhood which sparked my interest in healthy living and nutrition.  This interest led me to obtaining my B.S. in Dietetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.   I have worked in a variety of healthcare settings including a nutrition assistant for...

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