Monthly Archives: January 2012

Your Low-Glycemic Guide to Alcoholic Beverages

When so few alcoholic beverages are properly labeled with nutritional facts, it’s incredibly hard to keep a thumb on exactly what we’re putting into our bodies. A low-glycemic diet doesn’t mean you can’t ever enjoy an adult beverage, but it’s … Continue reading

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Tips: How to handle Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which one experiences abnormal pauses or shallow breathing during sleep. Each of those pauses is called an apnea and can occur up to 100 times a night and can last anywhere from a … Continue reading

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Insulin Sensitivity Drives Fat Loss

With obesity rates and Type II diabetes on the rise, understanding the way our bodies handle blood sugar is an imperative part of staying healthy and learning how to eat. The human body hasn’t changed in the past hundred years, … Continue reading

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What to buy Organic: Do’s and Don’ts

13 Foods to Buy Organic Since conventionally grown versions of the following foods tend to be loaded with pesticides, it’s well worth the extra cost to buy these organic: ·         Apples ·         Cherries ·         Grapes ·         Imported chilies ·         Nectarines … Continue reading

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Can You Guess What McDonald’s Food Item This Is?

By Bruce Hampton You have been served with mechanically separated chicken! Over a billion sold! This is what fast-food chicken nuggets, processed frozen chicken meat, and patties are made of.    BARF!!!!! Here’s the creation process. What they do is … Continue reading

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Tips For The First-Time Triathletes

by Jennifer Purdie Laura Cozik, athletic director of the CNN Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge, worked with a group of six newbie triathletes and CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta who are all participating in this month’s Nautica New York City Triathlon. … Continue reading

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Top 25 Benefits of Regular Exercise

Improves control of blood sugar and reduces incidence of diabetes by about 50%. Elevates your metabolism so that you burn more calories everyday. Increases your energy levels.  Physical activity helps you cardio vascular system (circulation of blood through your heard … Continue reading

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