Does Coconut Water Hydrate You

  Lately I haven’t been able to talk to anyone about anything other than how great coconut water is.  People tell me that it’s perfect for hydration, rehydration and recovery from sports, but is it? Is this just another case of really convincing advertising and people wanting to catch on to one of the newest…

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Coffee Pros and Cons

Over the years, we have heard to stay away from caffeine, especially coffee because it was being classified as a drug. “Say no to drugs” has been our world-wide motto and this campaign was affecting the coffee bean industry; however, there has never been a study or test that has proven coffee or caffeine has…

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Nutrition Myths

Nutrition is a complicated science that we are learning more about every day but because of the complexities there are many Nutrition Myths that can lead you down dead-end roads 1. VITAMINS WILL ENHANCE YOUR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE. This is a fallacy. Vitamins supply the body no calories and cannot be used as fuel. The…

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Chocolate Milk for Post Workout Recovery

  Chocolate milk for workout recovery? Really?? Recently Chocolate milk has been receiving quite a bit of attention as a post workout recovery drink for athletes.  At initial glance this would appear to be a bit of a shocker as levels of lactose intolerance are high and common as well as the protein composition of…

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Do you suffer from Text Neck?

Text messaging can be a pain in the neck- literally! Do you suffer from neck pain, shoulder pain or headaches? Many people are unaware that these symptoms can be the result of using their cell phone, and a postural condition known as “Text Neck”. What is Text Neck? Text Neck is an overuse or repetitive…

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Antioxidant Supplements

This happens quite often in the world of Nutrition as well as Sport that a word gets thrown around without complete understanding of what that word or term is.  Today that word is Antioxidant.  Without diving too far into the chemistry and biochemistry of how antioxidants work, antioxidants protect against free radicals or reactive oxygen…

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Weight control

In today’s society of the glamour models with tooth- pick legs and flat stomachs on every magazine cover, people are becoming more obsessed with weight loss instead of weight control. Billions of dollars are spent every year on fad items such as abdominal machines, video tapes, energy and mood pills, fat burner pills, etc. Many…

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Top 10 Diet Tips for Weight Loss

Everyone knows that the simple formula to weight loss is eat less and exercise more but here are the Top 10 Diet Tips for weight loss to get your plan started today! Secret 1: Control Portions> Less than 20 years ago, a standard cup of coffee with whole milk and sugar measured in at 8…

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The Fad Diets Roller Coaster!

If you have made a decision that you are carrying around too much excess body fat, the first thing to start thinking about is changing your eating habits and exercising- not finding the newest, fast & fad diet to help you lose 20 pounds in 10 days!! The dieting syndrome affects approximately 70% of adolescent…

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