Category Archives: Study

Stretch! Stretch! Stretch!

Throughout my life I have always been instructed to stretch before physical activities. Though there is a bit of debate on the usefulness of stretching before working out it is a fact that stretching will make you more flexible. The … Continue reading

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5 Worst And Best Things To Eat At McDonalds

McDonalds is one of Americas largest fast food chains and they are everywhere. Their prices are affordable and when your in a rush, the taste is acceptable. I myself stopped off at one when I was in a rush and … Continue reading

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Spicy Food, So Many Benefits

Many people love spicy food (I know I do), but other than its delicious burn, it can have healthy passive attributes. For those who don’t know, Capsasin is the ingredient in many foods that make things spicy. Several peppers naturally … Continue reading

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Coffee: Better For You Than You Think

Somewhere along the line coffee got a bad wrap as being “bad” for you. While not all the effects of coffee are positive (such as dehydration) the research continues on its benefits. According to Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD: ‚ÄúThere … Continue reading

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Weight Loss:Men Vs Women

There is a common belief that men lose weight faster than women. But is this common belief true? The answer is yes…mostly. Men have a genetic advantage because we naturally have more muscle due to testosterone. There is also a … Continue reading

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Eat This Not That: 20 Worst Foods In America

There are a lot of bad foods out on the market, but which ones are the worst? Men’s Health’s ongoing series “EAT This NOT That” has compiled a list of the 20 worst foods in America and put them into … Continue reading

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A Few Good Things About Chocolate

For a lot of people chocolate is associated with cavities, empty calories, and sinful joy…but it can also help your body (in the right amounts)! An article from fitnessmagazine.com lists a few beneficial reasons to eat chocolate:   To kick … Continue reading

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Connection Between Sleep and Weight Loss

For those of you who know me well, you know that I don’t sleep much. This got me thinking about the connection between sleep and weight loss. It turns out WebMD has an insightful article about the subject that puts … Continue reading

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