For as long as anyone can remember, it’s been a raging debate in the weight loss community: is it carbs that packs on the pounds? Or is it just calories? Both sides have their evidence and both sides are convinced they’re right. But there is a pair of fascinating new studies that have flown under the radar that may contain the most conclusive piece of evidence yet that weight loss is not just about calories. And that’s good news if you are like me and don’t want to starve yourself just to get back that slim, trim and sexy figure […]Continue reading Does Cutting Carbs or Calories Burn Fat Faster?
“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” This wise saying is attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates (446–337 BC), considered the father of Western medicine. He used liquid whey—strained off when making cheese—to help his patients build muscle and strengthen their immune systems. Today, whey is known to be one of the richest sources of pure protein around, more easily digested than any other protein. It has an extraordinarily high nutritional value and contains all the essential amino acids your body needs, in higher concentrations than any other protein source.1 Not only that, it’s a […]Continue reading Whey: The Ancient Secret to Building Lean Muscle and Shedding Fat
These 3 Fungi Actually BOOST Your Immune System By: Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS Mushrooms have been used medicinally in Eastern medicine for eons. Now Western medicine is beginning to catch up, as the healing properties of mushrooms are being demonstrated scientifically. The three specific types with the greatest health benefits are Shitake, Reishi and Maitake. All three have powerful effects on the immune system and all three act as medicine. When you think about it for a minute, it makes an awful lot of sense that mushrooms have medicinal properties. Why? Because mushrooms are fungus. They scavenge on organic matter. […]Continue reading Mushrooms: These 3 Fungi Actually BOOST Your Immune System