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Weight Training Guidelines For People With High-Blood Pressure

Weight training, also known as “resistance training” (RT), has beneficial effects on blood pressure and when used properly, and in conjunction with an appropriate cardiovascular exercise regimen, can help prevent and control hypertension. The...

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs

You would think making hard-boiled eggs is easy, but it can be tricky. And if you follow the slow-carb diet featured in the book "The Four-Hour Body," you will eat a lot of hard-boiled...

Dr. Weil Recommends Yo-Yo Dieting

Dr. Andrew Weil, the Complimentary and Alternative Medicine guru (CAM), published a blog post saying that yo-yo dieting is better than "staying fat." I guess attaining superstar status in the world of CAM gives...

The HCG Diet is Barbaric

I have seen a lot of bad diets over the years, but hCG Diet sets the new standard for irresponsibility. If you thought 1000-1200 calories a day was tough to handle, your head will...

Jillian Michaels' Extreme Maximum Fat Burner Dietary Supplement

It’s bad enough that Jillian Michaels enjoys humiliating the contestants on “The Biggest Loser,” but now Michaels looks to spread her sphere of humiliation by pimping her Extreme Maximum Fat Burner supplement. The supplement industry...

Why You Should Add A Protein Drink Into Your Daily Routine

Life is hectic.  Whether you’re a student, a parent, a working stiff or a member of any other demographic sometimes life gets in the way of healthy eating habits.  As a result too often...

Book Review: The Truth About Organic Foods, by Alex Avery

The organic food industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry and organic foods are the fastest growing segment of the food industry.  The organic food movement is based - in part - on the...

The Government Doesn't Need to Force Feed Kids School Lunch

The Lake County school system in Florida is considering installing cameras on their cafeteria trash cans in order to study what foods their students are throwing away. The school system says last year these...

Right Size Weight Loss Smoothies Get a "Do Not Buy Recommendation"

Right Size Weight Loss Smoothies advertise that thanks to the ingredient appemine people can quickly and easily lose weight by drinking two smoothies per day. In the year 2010 nobody should be impressed but,...

Holiday Eating Guide

I enjoy the simple things in my routine, and I look forward to Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season. With this in mind, I am struck by how petty and insignificant most day-to-day...