What Should I Eat While Training for the Military?

Introduction Training for the military requires stamina and discipline for what you get out of your body and what you put into it. The most crucial thing to remember about eating while you are training is that you need to consume enough calories to sustain your body during your workouts and military exercises. Diet A… Read More


How A Fitness Plan Can Benefit Your Health

It’s a new year, and a lot a people will have the New Year’s resolution to get fit by changing their diet or going to the gym. However, that is good news only if one is willing to do these things and maintain such a plan throughout the (rest of the) year. If you are… 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

Is Diet Quality Associated with Physical Performance & Special Forces Selection?

Research Paper Title Diet Quality Is Associated with Physical Performance and Special Forces Selection. Background This study determined associations between diet quality measured by the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2015, physical performance, and successful selection following a US Army Special Forces Assessment and Selection course characterised by arduous cognitive and physical demands. Methods The HEI-2015 scores… 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

Taste: Good or Bad…

“The first law of dietetics seems to be: if it tastes good, it’s bad for you.” Isaac Asimov (1920 to 1992) Isaac Asimov was an American author and biochemist, a highly successful and prolific writer of science fiction and of science books for the layperson. He wrote or edited about 500 volumes, of which the… Read More


“I have been on a diet for two weeks and all I have lost is two weeks.” Totie Fields (1930 to 1978) Born Sophie Feldman in Hartford, Connecticut, Totie Fields was a Jewish-American comedian who started singing while still in high school, taking the stage name of Totie Fields. Fields gained fame during the 1960’s… Read More