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By admin on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

I know many take statins and thought that you would interested to read its effects on exercise.  From Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s Fitness and Health e-Zine May 19, 2013 Statins Prevent Exercise Benefits? Statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol and help to prevent heart attacks, prevented exercise benefits in overweight and sedentary men and women. Participants […]

By admin on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Stress – we all have it. A recent study published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, reviews how, under stress, people pay more attention to the upside of a possible outcome rather than the downside. Stress is usually associated with negative experiences, so obviously we may think […]

By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Asparagus is: Low in calories, only 20 per 5.3 oz. serving, less than 4 calories per spear. Contains no fat or cholesterol. Very low in sodium. A good source of potassium. A source of fiber (3 grams per 5.3 oz. serving). An excellent source of folacin. Asparagus and Crab Salad This salad makes a delicious […]

By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Ellen’s Take on Whey Protein What effects has it had on me? I find that I eat less, consume less calories, my metabolic rate is faster, I recover faster from workouts, and am not craving animal proteins that have cholesterol and fat in them. Do doctors recommend it? Most physicians know little about nutrition or […]