The science behind caffeine and fat-burning

The science behind caffeine Why less is more Do you remember what you felt after your very first cup of coffee? Excitement and a remarkable ability to focus — maybe even euphoria.[1][2] Compare that with the “slightly less sleepy” feeling that followed your fifth cup this morning. Depressing, isn’t it? So, what happened since that first,Continue reading “The science behind caffeine and fat-burning”

White Meat May Be as Cholesterol-Raising as Red 

In light of recommendations for heart healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat, the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote a review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effects of beef versus chicken and fish on cholesterol levels published over the last 60 years. They found that the impact of beefContinue reading “White Meat May Be as Cholesterol-Raising as Red “

Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy

  Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid, including facts about ALA and weight loss. What foods contain ALA? Will ALA cure health issues? Diet Reviews / Ingredient Reviews / Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy Alpha lipoic acid, an essential fatty acid, is a part of every cell in the body. It is also a naturalContinue reading “Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy”


 ND’s Fullness Factor™ is an alternative to the Glycemic Index… What is the Glycemic Index? Why is the Glycemic Index Important? How Glycemic Load Improves the Glycemic Index Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Values for Common Foods Estimating Glycemic Loads for Other Foods Limitations of the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Another Way to ControlContinue reading “GLYCEMIC INDEX”


The Better Choices Concept The Better Choices Diet revolves around one very simple key concept: For every food that you eat, there are likely to be other equally nutritious foods that will satisfy your hunger with fewer Calories. The Better Choices Diet starts with a simple nutritional analysis of your current diet. It evaluates eachContinue reading “THE BETTER CHOICES CONCEPT”


  Neurotoxin BMAA is produced by blue-algae. As explored in my video ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease): Fishing for Answers, there may be a link between the consumption of the neurotoxin BMAA, produced by algae blooms, and increased risk of ALS. It now appears that BMAA could be found in high concentrations in aquatic animals in many areas ofContinue reading “Foods Linked to ALS (LOU GERIG’S DISEASE)”

Coconut water … overhyped and understudied? 

TRIM THE FAT  COMMENT: Water, salt, banana for muscle cramps associated with exercise or dehydration. Or just plain water associated with dehydration absent the cramps. Coconut Water Does Not Improve Markers of Hydration During Sub-Maximal Exercise and Performance in a Subsequent Time Trial Compared to Water Alone. Coconut water (CW) has been among the hottestContinue reading “Coconut water … overhyped and understudied? “

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods for the Vegan Athlete | One Green Planet

Athletes know they need to feel their best to perform their best. Here are 10 foods that reduce inflammation to keep you going strong without missing a beat! Post-workout fuel is crucial for all athletes. After exercising, our bodies are craving (and needing) replenishment and nourishment. Muscle inflammation is extremely common with athletes. This causesContinue reading “Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods for the Vegan Athlete | One Green Planet”


A Superfood Entrepreneur Shares His Tips For Selling An Unfamiliar Product Aaron Gatti, the founder of BRAMI, a high-protein, healthy snack food of pickled lupini beans, is capitalizing on the rising popularity of plant-based foods as he introduces an unfamiliar product to the American audience. Aaron Gatti first got introduced to lupini beans as aContinue reading “BRAMI SNACKING LUPINI BEANS”

How much fat do I need to absorb vitamin D?

How much fat do I need to absorb vitamin D? Fat soluble vitamins 101: ● There are four fat-soluble vitamins that humans need: vitamins A, D, E, and K. All the other vitamins are water-soluble. ● Fat solubility affects two primary things: how well the vitamin is absorbed with fat-containing meals, and how long it’s stored in your body.Continue reading “How much fat do I need to absorb vitamin D?”

6 surprisingly worthless supplements according to

From: “Kamal Patel” <> Date: Feb 13, 2017 12:15:42 PM Hey,If you currently take supplements, you might be losing your hard earned cash when you step foot into your local supplement store. These 6 popular supplements are so common that no one would suspect them of being little more than cleverly marketed placebos. They mightContinue reading “6 surprisingly worthless supplements according to”

The Evidence on the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

An investigation reveals that even moderate alcohol consumption may cause significant harm, including increased liver stiffness, leaky gut and more… …Women, who tend to have more body fat than men, will also tend to be more affected by alcohol, as alcohol is soluble in fat. This is why drinking guidelines are lower for women… …VitaminContinue reading “The Evidence on the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body”

It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds

It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests. January 09, 2017  EvenContinue reading “It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds”

Natural anti-inflammatory agents for pain relief – FOR THOSE WHO EXERCISE OR DON’T

All people who work out experience pain in their muscles, tendons and/or ligaments. It is a natural result of increasing your strength and stamina through exercise. Even those who don’t engage in structured work outs still experience inflammation and pain simply by living their lives and going about their work. Many of us don’t likeContinue reading “Natural anti-inflammatory agents for pain relief – FOR THOSE WHO EXERCISE OR DON’T”

Xanthan Gum – The Thickener of the Future

Xanthan gum is the most versatile elastic thickener and easy-to-use hydrocolloid. Xanthan gum can be used in hot or cold applications, is extremely powerful in small quantities, it provides a rich creamy mouth feel and works synergistically with many other ingredients… Xanthan Properties Temperature : Will hydrate at any temperature. Yes, it’s that awesome. Texture: In smallContinue reading “Xanthan Gum – The Thickener of the Future”

How to Maximize Broccoli’s Cancer-Fighting Potential

Broccoli has been widely studied for its many health effects, and research shows that it may reduce risk for many common diseases like arthritis, cancer, and more. By Dr. Mercola Vegetables offer a wide range of health benefits, but some seem to have greater potential to ward off disease than others. Broccoli falls into this category, havingContinue reading “How to Maximize Broccoli’s Cancer-Fighting Potential”

Food Tasting Too Healthy? Just Add Scent

How scientists use smell to trick tastebuds—and brains Food Tasting Too Healthy? Just Add Scent By Brian Handwerk SMITHSONIAN.COM AUGUST 23, 2016 Fat, sugar, salt: a taster’s holy trinity. But eat them in excess, and you’ll find yourself facing an unholy triad of high blood pressure, heart disease and obesity. Sadly, as anyone who has tried dietContinue reading “Food Tasting Too Healthy? Just Add Scent”

Caffeine – Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side Effects |

The average American adult consumes about 300 mg of caffeine per day. That’s equivalent to the caffeine content of nearly three cups of coffee. With so much caffeine being consumed by so many people, it’s worth taking a look at potential downsides. We recently added some side effect data to our caffeine page, and here’s a quick summaryContinue reading “Caffeine – Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side Effects |”