By Nathan Skolski on October 11, 2017 Jonathan Little is an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences. Popular new ketone salts enhance fat burning but impair high-intensity exercise performance In the quest to improve physical performance, many athletes are turning to untested nutritional…Read More
Ketone nutritional supplements: Good or bad for athletic performance?
Scrutiny of food industry practices and unhealthy products has ramped up over the last decade thanks to the tireless work and vigilant eyes of public health and nutrition advocates. While this is good news for the public, it’s not a rosy outlook for the food…Read More
Numerous observation and epidemiological studies have shown solid relationships between certain healthy eating patterns and longevity. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that improving overall diet quality by consuming less sugar-laden beverages, red and processed meats, and consuming more vegetables, fruits, fish,…Read More
You’ve heard it before: you can get all the nutrients you need from the food you eat. Well, maybe you can. It’s certainly possible. But it’s unlikely. We all know that vitamin supplements are no substitute for a healthy diet. But nobody is a perfectly…Read More
Ask the Scientists – Health and Science Education September 19 at 3:03pm · Gluten-free diets could do more harm than good in children Gluten-free diets are critical for people who’ve been diagnosed and are living with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which…Read More
U.S. News New research by scientists at USANA, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based nutritional company, has discovered that what we eat and drink may have a significant impact on how our genes are regulated. In a new study published in the journal Nutrients, USANA scientists…Read More
Cucumber THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD IS PART OF THE PRECISION NUTRITION NETWORK ALL CONTENT © PRECISION NUTRITION OVERVIEW Cucumber is a member of the gourd family, and the plant itself is a creeping vine. The cucumber we eat is actually a botanical berry, but it’s typically…Read More