Project Body Smart | BLOG

Project Body Smart

Strength Training and Yoga—Two Valuable Exercise Components for Aging Adults

By Dr. Mercola Exercise is a critical part of a healthy lifestyle, and it can be a part of your life no matter what your age. In fact, staying active becomes increasingly important as you get older, both for your physical and mental health. Even…

Read More

Low folate and vitamin B12 & age-related macular degeneration

Low folate and vitamin B12 levels may increase risk of age-related macular degeneration At a GlanceNew research indicates a potential association between low blood levels of folate and vitamin B12 and an increased risk of macular degeneration.Read more about this research below. Previous research has…

Read More

Recover Faster with Vitamin D

As an athlete you take your routine seriously, planning out your pre-workout meals, customizing your supplements, and regularly switching up your exercise routine. But are you preparing for recovery before you workout? A recent study by The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), which was supported by…

Read More

Exercise Could Hold Key to Successful Cancer and Mental Health Treatment.

By Dr. Mercola Mounting evidence continues to show that exercise may be a key component in successful cancer prevention and treatment. Studies have also found that it can help keep cancer from recurring, so it’s really a triple-win. Yet not surprisingly few oncologists ever tell…

Read More

Nutrition For The Everyday Athlete – with Dr. Susan Kleiner & Jennifer Azzi

Free Webinar – Nutrition For The Everyday Athlete- May 28th  Please join Dr. Susan Kleiner, and Jennifer Azzi on a special FREE Webinar. Tuesday, May 28th, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Pacific) 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Mountain). From their combined years of experience in the fields of nutrition and…

Read More

Research Review: Should you balance your fats for better health?

by HELEN KOLLIAS | May 10th, 2013 For fifty years, scientists told us that too much saturated fat was bad for our hearts, and advised us to switch to polyunsaturated fats instead. Oops. It turns out that polyunsaturated fats are not all equal, and some of them actuallyincrease the…

Read More