Does Creatine Work?

Creatine is one of the popular supplements on the market today, as it’s potential muscle and strength-building benefits are attractive to elite athletes and weekend warriors alike.  But the question remains, does it work? Open...

The Taco Bell Diet: No Worse Than Any Other, Popular Diet

Taco Bell is running an advertising campaign that features a woman who claims to have lost 54-pounds by eating the fast food chain’s reduced-fat “Fresco” items (The Taco Bell Diet).  The caloric content of...

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...

Did Alternative Medicine Have a Negative Impact on Steve Jobs’ Health

In the aftermath of Steve Jobs' death there has been debate regarding the course of treatment that he chose to treat his cancer. Many people have opined that the original course of action Jobs...

Life is Too Short To Worry About Love Handles

In the quest for health, fitness and the perfect body, too many people are irrationally afraid to enjoy the great things that can come from eating, drinking and living life.  Life’s way too short...

Holiday Eating Tips – The 4th of July

It's the Fourth of July and right about now is the time you start to see these annoying Holiday/Barbeque healthy eating tips. You know the drill; avoid chips and dip, diet soda and lite...

Raspberry Ketones: The Latest “No Evidence” Product From the Supplement Industry

Over the past few months, I have been hearing almost constant radio commercials for raspberry ketone weight-loss/fat-burning supplements, with the tag line that they are the miracle fat-burning supplement recommended by Dr. Oz. Can...

How To Sleep Better: Create the Proper Sleeping Environment

Getting the proper amount of sleep is vital to a person’s well-being and ability to thrive.  However, for a variety of reasons many people do not get enough nightly sleep, and as a result...

When it’s a Holiday, like the Fourth of July, Eat Whatever You Want

Like clockwork, every holiday, every year we get inundated with these "healthy eating tips," from nosey, buttinsky do-gooders who want to ruin our fun. There are 365 days in a year and less than...

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...