Facts About Muscle

Why Do My Muscles Become Sore a Day After Exercising? If you guessed lactic acid, you’re wrong.  Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is the pain or discomfort often felt 24 to 72 hours after exercising and subsides generally within 2 to 3 days. Once thought to be caused by lactic acid buildup, a more recent theory is…

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Blood Type Diet

Should I Eat According to My Blood Type? (Part 1) The concept to “Eat Right For Your Type” – or Blood Type Diet is based on research conducted by Peter D’Adamo, ND, who claims that people fare better (including with weight management) when tailoring their diet to their specific blood types. Of course there are people…

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Should I eat according to my blood type? (Part 2)

Of course there are people who claim that since following the “eat-right-4-your-type” they had lost some weight, or otherwise felt better, however they only made lifestyle changes that are universally considered to be beneficial – regardless of someone’s blood type – such as cutting out junk food, and/or eliminating foods. The decision to increase certain…

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Coffee or Tea for Your Morning Boost?

What has more caffeine – Espresso, Coffee or Tea?   If you guessed espresso, you’re wrong. Brewed coffee contains on average 100-135 mgs of caffeine, whereas espresso on average only contains 40 mgs of caffeine.  Brewed tea averages 60 mgs per serving.  For the person who is fond of energy drinks, you’ll still beat out…

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The Calories in your Treats!

Fat Has 9 Calories Per Gram More than you think.  Alcohol contains 7 calories per gram compared to carbs and proteins, which yield 4 calories per gram.  Moreover, they are considered empty calories in the sense that they’re not used as a direct energy source and are therefore more likely to be converted to body…

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