Glucomannan – A Weight Loss Supplement That Actually Works?

Glucomannan Weight Loss

Let me explain my position on weight loss supplements. My opinion is that most of them are scams. The only way they can help you lose weight is by making your wallet a bit lighter. That being said... Some of them work. Most don't, but some do. The reason I know, is because I've gone to the literature and found actual scientific studies that test them. None of the … [Read more...]

Supplements – Necessary, or a Waste of Money?

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"Take MagicWonder 2.0 to cleanse your body and get rid of toxins!". "Load up with MuscleFlex to add 20 pounds of muscle in a month!". "A weekly dose of Miraclatrol will instantly make you look longer and extend your life by many years!". If you've ever opened a magazine about fitness and health, then I'm sure you've seen ads like these. Supplements promise to do anything … [Read more...]

Fact or Fiction – Does Green Tea Increase Your Metabolism?

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I'm sure you've heard of the health benefits of green tea before. It's natural, it's green, it has antioxidants, and some people believe it can help prevent cancer and delay ageing. Now I don't know about such strong claims, but tea does actually provide a range of health benefits. But I'm really not going to get into that here. I'm going to explore how green tea affects your … [Read more...]

Krill Oil vs Fish Oil – What the Difference is

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Here I am going to explore what the difference is between Krill Oil vs Fish Oil. A lot of people seem to be confused because they are both sources of Omega-3 fatty acid awesomeness. However, they do differ in some important ways that I will explain here. Probably the most important in favour of fish oil, is that it is much cheaper than krill oil. However, krill is more potent, … [Read more...]

Krill Oil Benefits – What is awesome about it?

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I've done quite a bit of research on krill oil supplements in the past few weeks and in this article I outline what I discovered about krill oil benefits. What is krill oil? Krill oil is a nutritional supplement made by extracting the oils from shrimp-like creatures called krill. Krill oil provides Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) like fish oil, but unlike fish oil they are … [Read more...]

51 Free, delicious and healthy Protein Powder Recipes

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In this article I am going to outline some free protein powder recipes. I love protein powder and I have had some regularly for the past few years. Chocolate is my favorite, but strawberry and vanilla are pretty good too. It is true that athletes and individuals who work out do need quite a bit of protein per day to ensure muscle gain and optimal recovery. However, that's not … [Read more...]

Rhodiola Rosea benefits for the brain

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In this article I am going to discuss Rhodiola Rosea and its benefits for the brain. Rhodiola is a herb that some of you may have heard of before. It is sold as a nutritional supplement touted for its cognitive and anti-depressant benefits. This is a supplement I've been taking, mainly to increase energy, and I find that it works pretty well. I'm not going to go into details about … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency Treatment – How much Vitamin D should I take?

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I've had a number of comments from readers who have been measured with low blood levels of Vitamin D, and their question is usually how much Vitamin D should I take? Here I am going to outline some guidelines for those interested in Vitamin D deficiency treatment. Beforehand, I should mention that anyone with a medical condition should speak to their doctor before taking Vitamin D … [Read more...]

Green Tea vs Coffee – Caffeine content and health benefits

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In this article I am gonna try to end the dispute over which is better, green tea vs coffee. They have different amounts of caffeine, and they both have similar as well as different effects on health. To put it short, the winner is.. Both.That's right, both green tea and coffee have some great health benefits, and they are both safe to consume although it is usually recommended to … [Read more...]

List of foods high in Vitamin D

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Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few years, then you probably have heard of this very special vitamin that we get through the sun. In this article, I am going to compile a list of foods high in Vitamin D. I will tell you right away that if you are one of those that is against supplements and prefers to get all their vitamins and minerals through diet, then you are … [Read more...]