How To Protect Your Prostate

Given a choice in a cheeky men’s health survey recently, 72 percent of men said they’d rather clean the toilet than go to the doctor. Most cited embarrassment or discomfort as reasons—especially when it came to “below-the-belt” issues. So … let’s talk—about something you can’t see—and likely don’t even think about, unless, of course, it’s…

SOS: Save Our Supplements

We’ve promised to keep you posted on the latest threats to our supplement freedoms. Unfortunately, this week, our efforts took a step backwards, meaning we must become even more diligent in our fight to save our supplements. Here is the latest from the Natural Products Association: Today, the United States Senate Health, Education, Labor, and…

Post-Exercise Nutrition Tips

You drank your pre-workout shake. You stayed hydrated as you sweated it out. But have you given any thought to what you’ll eat and drink when you’ve wiped that sweat off your brow? Your post-workout nutrition is just as important for your athletic performance. Why your post-workout meal matters When you exercise, your body undergoes…

We Can Do Something About Our Metabolism

Think your metabolism is slowing down? According to new research published in the journal Science, middle age may not be a good excuse for that weight gain. In fact, researchers discovered there was no real change in the metabolism of 6,500 participants during the age span of 20 to 60 years. And when some slowing…

Why Does High Blood Pressure Happen?

Normal blood pressure is about 120 over 80. The first (top) number indicates the pressure in your arteries when your heart beats, while the second (bottom) number indicates the pressure between beats. High blood pressure is known as hypertension, and it can play a role in the hardening of your arteries and increase your risk…