IS COCONUT OIL THE MIRACLE OIL?

IS COCONUT OIL THE MIRACLE OIL?

Coconut oil seems to be a new healthy food. But is it? It is known that coconut oil is very high in saturated fat. With 12 grams per tablespoon. Compare that to olive oil, which has 1.9 grams of saturated fat per tablespoon. But it does have 14 grams of total fat, but almost all […]

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Many benefits come with being on a ketogenic diet, including the reduction of developing cancers, but there are side effects. A research article titled A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice was published in Cell Metabolism ,(2017;26 (3):  539 DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.08.005) studies the various beneficial concepts of a high protein, low carb food plan. Dr. […]

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Jim Arrington is the newest member to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Age related segregation should never exist when people like Jim are proving how aging can be put on hold! Jim is 85-years in chronological age and a great-grandfather! He usually exercises two to three times a week for about an hour, […]

Why Do You Need Muscle Maintenance?

Why Do You Need Muscle Maintenance?

The human body has over 650 muscles. Skeletal muscle is the body’s largest tissue accounting for approximately 45% of body weight in men and 36% in women. Muscles are comprised of muscle fibers. Each fiber is thinner than a human hair and can support up to 1,000 times its own weight. Every human movement is […]

BBQ Magic

BBQ Magic

There seems to be something magical watching the drippings from steak and other protein type foods flare up over the whole grill. Watching the flames flare up over the beef and other goods on the grill seems to make it all taste better. But this type of charbroiling really isn’t healthy for us. Granted it […]

When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

Along with hamburgers, hot dogs seem to fit right into summer foods for grilling. While most of them aren’t the healthiest protein source, Oscar Mayer seems to have added a healthier twist. But it doesn’t really improve upon the quality. An article that was written by a reporter for the Associated Press said that Oscar […]

Coffee and Longevity

Coffee and Longevity

This story hit the news like wildfire last week.  It was in at least 9 of the professional newsletter I receive plus world news, and other resources. If you missed it here are the details. Medscape.com covered this story well. It said “higher coffee intake is linked to significantly lower risk for death, two large […]

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

The previous article needs to be addressed by other theories. Until I find the exact study to learn the details I can’t help but wonder about a few concepts that coffee has been known to contain. “Lower mortality was present regardless of whether people drank regular or decaffeinated coffee, suggesting the association is not tied […]

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods hold many great benefits and has been used in medicine throughout history. Sour milk products and lactic acid fermented foods have been important dietary staples for thousands of years. Early reports show that Chinese workers ate acid-fermented vegetables while building the Great Wall of China. The Japanese have routinely served a small serving […]