Make Muscle Recovery A Part Of Your Workout Routines

What good is a workout routine if you don’t get the right nutrients to rebuild the muscle any exercise inevitably breaks down?  In these studies, whey protein, vitamin D and curcumin improved muscle recovery and boosted strength.  HMB with whey protein Athletes often use whey protein to build lean muscle mass, but long recovery times after…

Make July Your Time To Change

What seems like six very short months ago, we made resolutions to change habits and create a better me for 2016.  Hopefully, you were successful with your resolutions and have not gone back to habits you resolved to improve. Whether you need to change the habits you resolved to “fix” in January or have new resolutions…

Secrets To Skin Health

Check out these potential nutrients for protecting and soothing skin, and don’t miss a chocolate truffle recipe that will pack a cocoa antioxidant punch. Boswellia Soothes Skin Women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer often have skin reactions. In this study, 104 women being treated for breast cancer applied a 2-percent boswellia cream or a…

Improving Athletic Performance

Whether you are a hard-core athlete or weekend warrior, you want to get the most out of the effort you put into your workouts.  These recent studies explored how omega-3s and arginine may affect athletic performance. Nutrients improve performance in elite athletes Omega-3s boost elite cyclists In this study, 13 elite cyclists took 1,300 mg…

Studies Reveal Important Nutrients For Men’s Health

June is the month we take to honor Dad, and part of that celebration is considering ways to keep dad healthy. Some recent studies have looked at nutrients that may improve sexual function, as well as support prostate health. Fenugreek and sexual function India and North Africa have traditionally used fenugreek to treat sexual dysfunction…

Be the Best Post-Exercise You

Krill oil and ginger helped improve health and speed recovery after exercise in these two studies. Find out more. Krill oil boosts immunity Krill oil contains the omega-3s EPA and DHA, and may alter immune function after exercise. In this study, 37 men and women, average age 26, took 2,000 mg of krill oil per…