• Eating more protein is linked to a smaller waist and better cholesterol levels, a new study finds

    Posted on February 1, 2015 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    Researchers at the US Army Research institute of Environmental Medicine found an association between habitually consuming protein in excess of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) and lower body mass index, a smaller waist, and higher levels of the HDL “the good” cholesterol (1). The findings published in the Journal of Nutrition, are from protein intake […]

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  • 3 Reasons Why You Need Vitamin D

    Posted on October 18, 2014 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    Dark mornings and early sunsets aren’t just reminders that fall and winter are coming. They also mean it’s time to rebuild vitamin D levels. Because sun exposure is a critical part of getting enough vitamin D, it’s common for levels to drop during fall and winter months, leading to greater risk for health complications. It’s […]

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  • Overweight Teens Who Eat Lots of Salty Foods Age Faster

    Posted on October 10, 2014 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    When a slice of pizza or a burrito contains more than a day’s supply worth of sodium, it’s easy to see how growing teens can get too much. Their ravenous appetites often leave home freezers and pantries empty of these common packaged foods on a weekly basis. Now a new study is finding that, when […]

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  • Four Ways That Diet Helps Preserve Muscle

    Posted on January 24, 2013 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    January 24, 2013 Diet plays a key role in preventing age-related muscle loss, or sarcopenia, according to a new review. Those toned abs, pecs, and quads didn’t come easy. You put hard work into them week in and week out at the gym—all those sets of crunches, presses, and painful squats! Now you’re getting older […]

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  • What are you Cleaning With?

    Posted on August 4, 2012 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    July 31, 2012 Today, I stumbled across an interesting study published by; The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine named The Use of Household Cleaning Sprays and Adult Asthma. I was amazed by their conclusions – Conclusions: Freque… nt use of common household cleaning sprays may be an important risk factor for adult […]

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  • Exercise for Fat Loss

    Posted on August 1, 2012 by martaranaldo in Uncategorized.

    Here is so much amazing information from my friend Dr Michael Colgan. He helps us understand the research in fitness and fat loss. How many of us are wasting our time not training properly? Exercise for Fat Loss If you are exercising to lose body fat, you have to be concerned you have too much […]

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