Introduction Working on your fitness goals is amazing – you not only get to be physically healthier but there is also the feeling of satisfaction that goes along with it. In order to achieve great results, though, it is not enough to simply put in the work and do your exercises. You also have to… Read More
Best Foods to Eat after Working Out
Healthy feeding habits, engaging in physical exercise, and balancing mental health is the perfect recipe for leading a healthy lifestyle. Being healthy is a continuous process that you should follow. However, some people relapse as they may not be disciplined enough to follow a strict or continuous schedule. You may think that attaining your fitness… Read More
Is Dietary Supplement Use Higher in Civilian or Military Populations?
Research Paper Title Dietary Supplement Use in a Large, Representative Sample of the US Armed Forces. Background Dietary supplement (DS) use is prevalent among the US Armed Forces personnel, but representative cross-service comparisons and characteristics of personnel using DS’s are limited. With this in mind, the purpose of this research was to examine DS use… Read More
Older People, Fish Oil & Muscle Volume: Any Connection?
Many claims have been made for the benefits of fish oil derived n-3 (or w-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), though none appears to have strong evidence (BMJ, 2015). A new addition to the list is the prevention of muscle loss in older people. 40 healthy people aged 60-85 were randomised to n-3 PUFA pills whil… Read More
Fish Oils & Cancer: Good, Bad & Both
Fish oils are said to be the most marvellous of things, they are widely praised for their cardio-protective properties. A cohort study of 70 495 people from Washington State, followed up for four to six years, suggests that they are even better at preventing cancer (Bell et al., 2014). The research noted that a higher combined… Read More
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