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

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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

Associating Food Cravings & Poor Dietary Intake

Research Paper Title Food cravings: Associations with dietary intake and metabolic health. Background Food cravings are a desire for specific foods which, if uncontrolled may lead to excess energy intake and weight gain. However, information on the relation between food cravings, dietary intake, and indices of metabolic health is limited. Methods This study used baseline… Read More

What is a Superfood?

“The word “superfood” is a marketing term that has no rigorous scientific meaning. It is generally applied to foods that are unusually high in some nutrient that is considered particularly important to health. Examples include blueberries, which are rich in vitamin C; chia seeds, which contain a lot of omega-3 fatty acids that help your… Read More