Health Benefits of Green Tea?
Next to water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Speaking of water, with all of the potential health benefits of green
Natural Remedies For the Common Cold
For those of us in colder climates, many of us have already battled the common cold this season. Though generally not a serious illness for
Can You Lower Your Cholesterol Levels by Eating Pistachio Nuts?
Elevated levels of serum cholesterol represent a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. In fact, there’s actually a direct relationship between not only plasma
Does L-Arginine Increase Growth Hormone Levels?
Market research suggests that l-arginine is a very popular amino acid supplement among male students. L-arginine is a conditionally essential amino acid that’s involved in
Health Benefits of Astaxanthin
Astaxanthin is a very potent antioxidant that we’ll be hearing more and more about over the coming years. Specifically, it functions as a carotenoid antioxidant
Do Probiotics Prevent Upper Respiratory Tract Infections?
As a former competitive athlete (in the sports of cycling and winter biathlon), I know that there’s nothing more frustrating than an interruption in your
Dietary Leucine for Resistance Training?
Leucine is an essential/branched-chain amino acid which has been gaining considerable research attention lately for its potential performance-enhancing or ergogenic effects. In particular, researchers have
Phytostanol Margarine for Lowering Cholesterol?
Elevated serum cholesterol and, in particular, LDL Cholesterol (LDL-C) are important risk factors for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Does phytostanol and phytosterol-enriched margarine help lower cholesterol levels in user and non-users of statine medication?
Chocolate Milk Improves Recovery and Athletic Performance?
Competitive athletes need to recover quickly from bouts of training as well as competition to prepare for subsequent events. Studies have shown that postexercise consumption of carbohydrates and protein results in better recovery than consumption of carbohydrates alone.