Coffee For Weight Loss

Overweight people who gain weight or simply can’t lose weight are caught in a vicious cycle. The fatter they are, the more insulin resistance they have. As their insulin resistance increases, their bodies adjust by producing more insulin. But high insulin levels...

A Vacation Workout, Coffee & Tea, Beet Greens

I’ve always found it difficult to keep up my exercise regimen when on vacation. Not that I don’t mind taking a few days off here and there, but I find that sometimes resuming my protocol can be difficult (yes, even me) when I return home. So, I’ve...

Potassium, Coffee, Mind Over Colds, Tomatoes, Eggs

High blood pressure (HBP) affects over 100 million Americans, and contributes a great deal to cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. Current suggestions are to lose weight, quit smoking, moderate alcohol intake, and reduce sodium consumption. A new...

Are We Killing Ourselves?

The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is in the news again, and it’s not good news. A peer-reviewed study published online Tuesday in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, measured BPA levels in 105 foods from grocery stores in Dallas, and found...

A Cup a Joe

A new study corroborates an earlier one on the positive effects of drinking coffee. A group of Italian researchers found that drinking three or more cups of coffee per day reduced the risk for cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx, compared to those drinking one or...