What you can learn from Cavemen

How would you like to be naturally lean, muscular and energetic? To effortlessly maintain a low body fat, rippling muscles and picturesque health? Mark Sisson, an athlete, coach, and student on a lifelong quest for exceptional health, happiness, and peak performance (his words), penned the book, “The Primal Blueprint” to show you how to do just that. At 55, he weighs 165 pounds with 8 percent body fat, eats as much food as he pleases, and rarely gets sick. He also says he’s healthier, fitter, happier and more productive than ever. So what is Mark’s secret? In his words, “Modeling your 21st-century life after our primal hunter-gather ancestors will help you greatly reduce or eliminate almost all of the disease risk factors that you may falsely blame on genes you inherited from your parents Weight loss does not have to involve the suffering, sacrifice, and deprivation we’ve been conditioned to ...(Read More)

Truth or Myth

  Let’s talk about the supposed best source of calcium: a.k.a: milk! Drinking milk is an excellent source of calcium. Or IS IT?┬áThen I looked up at the milk refrigerator and it said Healthy Milk. I thought to myself, wow, I can’t believe the advertising, and people actually believe this stuff. It may contain calcium, but an excellent source? I don’t think so! I want to debunk that myth for you right now. Americans consume a lot of milk annually along with Scandinavian countries, and many European countries. In fact, we’re in the top 12 consumers of milk among all the countries in the world, yet the United States along with Europe account for more than half of all bone fractures in the world. And the incidences of osteoporosis in these countries are increasing every year. How does this happen if we are consuming cartons and cartons of milk, which ...(Read More)

Healhty Nutrition

  Antioxidants are substances or nutrients in our foods which can prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our body. When our body cells use oxygen (in almost everything we do each day), they naturally produce free radicals (by-products) which can cause damage. (Exercise is a good example of a healthy activity that naturally produces free radicals.) Antioxidants act as “free radical scavengers” and help prevent and repair damage done by these free radicals. Health problems such as heart disease, macular degeneration, diabetes, and cancer are all contributed by oxidative damage. You can see how it’s important for us to get these “free radical scavengers” into our bodies each day, especially if we have made exercise a part of our daily routine. What foods contain antioxidants? The list of foods containing antioxidants is pretty extensive: vegetables, fruits, most nuts, fish & shellfish, red meat, grains, eggs, chicken and garlic are ...(Read More)