6 Ways I Improved My Joint Health and Became Pain Free
After 30 years of playing golf, I developed some pain in my left shoulder. To be honest, the pain was pretty annoying with a burning sensation. I suspected a heart problem with the shoulder pain because heart disease runs in my family. But after having an MRI, I discovered I had mild osteoarthritis (often called “wear-and-tear”), mild tendinosis (makes sense because one of the symptoms is burning) and mild bursitis.
The Longevity Diet May Change The Way You Think About Protein And How You Eat In General
A 54-year-old neurologist by the name of Valter Longo said that he plans to live to 120 by following what he calls the longevity diet. Normally, I would gloss over such claims, however, check out this man’s accolades! Dr. Vongo is also author of the The Longevity Diet (a book published in 2016).
Urea Cycle Disorder Takes The Life Of a Young Football Star. How Can We Be Proactive?
You just never know what people are battling healthwise and how quickly tragedy can occur. Recently, the father of a high school football star shared the real reason why his son passed at just 18-years-old. The cause of death was due to complications from urea cycle disorder, a rare genetic condition which can cause toxic levels of blood ammonia.
Want to Reduce Body Fat? Try Resistance Training!
While aerobic exercise may indeed burn off more calories per workout, the real secret to reducing your body fat over the long term is resistance training.
Cottage Cheese Before Bed?
Cottage cheese is not the prettiest looking food out there. If I’m being completely transparent, this type of cheese reminds me of those not-so-sexy, back-in-the-day salad bars that also offered jello. But a recent study provided evidence suggesting that I may want to give cottage cheese a chance in my regular diet.
Help Your Skin Recuperate From a Year of Video Calls, Stress and Neglect
No, it’s not your imagination. The unfortunate reality is that the pandemic has also taken a toll on our skin, making many of us seem to age faster than we otherwise would have. While the pandemic has been with us for 18 months, we may easily look 24 or even 36 months older than we did when it started. While disconcerting, this apparent rapid aging is understandable given the challenges we all have faced to one degree or another. Video calls, staying home and doing home office, juggling family and work, being more sedentary than usual and opting for more convenient but less nutritious foods all conspire against having healthy, supple skin.
Give Your Liver a Little Love With Protein
It is normal for the liver to have some fat, but if more than five to 10 percent of the liver’s weight is fat, then it is considered to be a fatty liver. To put it simply, NAFLD is a fatty liver usually caused by poor diet and obesity and occurs in people who drink little to no alcohol.
5 Reasons To Eat More Lamb
In the United States, consumption of lamb appears to be pretty low. For example, some reports say that the average American eats less than a pound of lamb per year. On the other hand, Americans eat a lot of beef (some sources say the average American eats more than 80 pounds of beef per year). Here’s why you may want to get more lamb in your diet.
Lack of Adequate Protein in a Man's Diet May Affect Baby’s Heart Health
We often talk about how people look “just like their mother” or “just like their father.” And it’s true that we may inherit some of our parents’ physical characteristics. But genetics are really a fascinating science and involve so much more than just how we look.
Study Shows Older Adults May Need a Protein Intervention
It can be really confusing when it comes to figuring out what and how much nutrients you need to stay healthy. Generally, our bodies require six groups of nutrients to stay healthy: water, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and protein.
Eat Your Belly Fat Away With These Six Foods
Model Chrissy Teigen was allegedly able to lose her belly fat after the birth of her first daughter by relying on her “go-to health foods,” which included eggs, avocados, green juices, tuna salad, seaweed, omega-3 rich sashimi and nuts.
Need a Plant-Based Source of Protein? Consider Edamame
Edamame, which are young soybeans (so they are legumes and not veggies) that are usually still in the pod (but can also be bought shelled), are a great plant-based source of protein. And protein is one of the six nutrients we need to stay healthy. (The other nutrients are water, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals). Our bodies use protein to build and repair tissues and make enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals.
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