A Quick Overview of Creatine

Introduction Creatine is a chemical found naturally in the body, and also in red meat and seafood. It is often used to improve exercise performance and muscle mass. Creatine is involved in making energy for muscles, with approximately 95% of it being found in skeletal muscle. The majority of sports supplements in the US contain creatine. Individuals who have lower… Read More

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An Overview of Magnesium Stearate

Introduction Have you ever wondered what coats your medications and vitamin/dietary/nutritional supplements? Well, it is an additive made from magnesium stearate. “Magnesium stearate is widely used in the production of dietary supplement and pharmaceutical tablets, capsules and powders as well as many food products, including a variety of confectionery, spices and baking ingredients.” (Hobbs et… Read More

Can Keto Diet Enhance Military Performance?

Introduction In 2019, there was talk about the US Military making the keto diet mandatory for enlisted personnel in all service branches. The idea came from a Special Operations Command (SOCOM) proposal, believing that it would benefit soldiers due to its high-fat and low-carb focus. The proposal insisted the diet would help soldiers, especially SOCOM… Read More

Energy: People vs Cars

You might think that the way cars work has nothing in common with how people work, but you would be wrong. When it comes to the way cars and bodies use energy, they do just the same job. Can you spot the Difference? A body gets energy from food molecules. These are made of long… Read More

What are the Differences in the Prevalence of Fruit & Vegetable Consumption in Spanish Workers?

Research Paper Title Differences in the Prevalence of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Spanish Workers. Background The present study aims to examine the differences in daily fruit and vegetable consumption in the working population in Spain. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted, using data from the 2017 National Health Survey (n = 10,700 workers aged… Read More

10 Foods That Can Help You Build Mass

Introduction A good meal will come from the right food that can help you build mass. So, how can this be possible? We all know that eating a good and hearty meal will provide us with the necessary vitamins and nutrients that we need to help us maintain a healthy body weight. This is the… Read More

Are There Barriers to Nutrition Interventions in Army Dining Facilities?

Research Paper Title Barriers to Nutrition Interventions in Army Dining Facilities: A Qualitative Study. Background Interventions that encourage good nutrition-related behaviours in the dining environment can potentially influence the health of large numbers of military personnel. Thus, the Army has studied the effectiveness of implementing nutrition education and dining facility (DFAC) changes that included healthier… Read More