Beer Belly or Estrogen Belly?

This is a real interesting health rumor. I ran into a gentleman who’s name is Steve at the fitness center. Steve related to me he was on a new weight loss program he developed along with his doctor. He mentioned that he turned 50 and realized no matter how hard he worked out he could

Sitting is the New Smoking

Okay to day I heard someone on television say the sitting is the new smoking. Of course I heard this while I was sitting . Anyway I wonder how many people had read our blog post about Prolonged Sitting? The fact people are still talking about means a lot. I know we all hear how

Vitamin K2 and Type 2 Diabetes

We have heard from a lot of people about how Type 2 Diabetes may be affecting them. Many have said or I should ask us why they get tried after eating. Well we certainly don’t know why. Our blog is to help provide information about various health stories written in by people. We do not

Atkins Website for Low Carb dieting

In some of the posts on this blog we have mentioned low carb dieting and how beneficial it can be for some. Please keep in mind what we say over and over again, none of us are physically the same. What works for one person may not work for another person. You have to read

Fitness for physically demanding jobs

Recently Stan from the south suburbs of Chicago related a story about his job in the construction industry and how physically demanding it can be. Stan related that he started in the construction industry as a laborer at the age of 19 after returning from active duty in the military. Stan mentioned that he is

Whey Protein for People of all ages

This health rumor is from Ron in Tampa Florida. Ron related to us that he is 51 and up until recently never took supplements for his health. Ron mentioned that he has been into fitness since college and has always enjoyed working out lifting weights, racquetball, biking, hiking, etc. Ron loves working out, but enjoys

Supplements and Diet

How many people tell their friends in the beginning of each New Year they are going to get back in shape and start a new diet? All of us probably know a few – right? Since the first of the year I have heard so many people talking about diet and supplements I thought I

Cortisol and Belly Fat

This health rumor was sent in by Lisa from Las Vegas Nevada. Lisa related that is has always been in good shape and had always find to exercise. Lisa mentioned that she is 51 years old and had recently developed a larger belly. Lisa could not understand why, since she worked out hard and followed a

Beet Root

Dominick from Naples Florida wrote in to make us aware of the supplement Beetroot. Dominick related that he was told he had slightly elevated blood pressure and that the doctor wanted to put him on a mild blood pressure medicine. Dom mentioned that he did not want to start taking any type of blood pressure

Triglycerides and the Foods We Eat

Tony from New York wrote in to tell us how his low carb diet reduced his triglycerides and his risk for a stroke or heart attack.  Tony related that he has always been an athlete, and had always exceled in sports like weight lifting, football and wrestling. Tony related that he is 43 years old,