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

Advertisements

Lost…

“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

7 Foods that Boost Testosterone in Humans

There are a variety of methods for increasing individual testosterone levels (T-levels). While exercise, lifting weights, controlled stress levels, good sleep, and sun exposure can aid in boosting testosterone levels, a balanced diet can do wonders for it also. A diet based on whole foods has the potential to both optimise testosterone levels and the… Read More

Reviewing Dietary Assessment Methods in Military & Veteran Populations

Research Paper Title Dietary Assessment Methods in Military and Veteran Populations: A Scoping Review. Background Optimal dietary intake is important for the health and physical performance of military personnel. For military veterans, the complex nature of transition into civilian life and sub-optimal dietary intake is a leading contributor to the increased burden of disease. A… Read More

What is the Impact of the Occupational Environment of a Submerged Submarine on Cardiometabolic Health of Royal Navy Submariners?

When on patrol, submariners spend several months submerged and isolated. They work shifts, endure a disrupted pattern of sleep, and eat a restricted diet. Space for physical activity is limited and there is no exposure to natural sunlight. Surprisingly, none of these seems to have a deleterious effect on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk (Gunner et… Read More

The Best Pre-Workout for Pump: Meals and Supplements

Preparing for a workout includes adequate nutrient replenishment.  Not only is it important to have a quality last pre-workout meal, but it is imperative to eat in a right way for at least the previous 24 hours and longer before the workout as well as take the right supplements. The pre-workout ritual can make the… Read More

5 Ways to Stop Food Cravings

Every now and then, all of us get food cravings. Whether it is at 3 pm in the afternoon and you are feeling a bit tired and bored or it is late at night after dinner, and you just want something sweet, cravings can affect all of us at different times. The only problem with… Read More