From examine.com The effect of exercise training on clinical outcomes in patients with the metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis Metabolic syndrome is defined as having at least three of five clinical risk factors that are shown in Figure 1: elevated fasting glucose, abdominal obesity,…Read More
Is exercise enough to improve metabolic syndrome?
You don’t have to memorize the nutrient content of all your foods. You can thank nutrition facts labels for that. It isn’t necessary to recall the sodium content of your breakfast cereal off the top of your head every time you shop. But getting the…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
It is thyroid cancer awareness month, so you should… GET TO KNOW YOUR THYROID The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It is aptly referred to as the master metabolism gland. Hormones produced by the thyroid direct calorie consumption, oxygen…Read More
Why wishful thinking won’t get you results, but science might. By Dan Garner Nutrition is often seen as a belief system. In other words, the answer to “What should I eat?” is often based on faith, magical thinking, emotional attachments, and/or what feels “truthy”, rather…Read More
Project Body Smart is a Precision Nutrition Coach Here’s everything you need to know about what it does to your body. By Brian St. Pierre and Krista Scott-Dixon Worried you’re eating too much sugar? Wondering how much is safe to eat? Or whether it’s bad for…Read More