Nutrition That Lowers Testosterone?
By Dr. Doug Kalman, Nutrition Editor When you are into bodybuilding, when you are into working out and seek to make muscle gains, most know having normal testosterone levels or even elevated testosterone levels aids in the muscle response to the stress of exercise. Part of the hormonal response in the body to resistance training […]
The Brain – Gut Connection (It’s Real)
By Dr. Doug Kalman, Nutrition Editor Have you ever had the experience of being asked to speak in front of a group of people and you suddenly felt your stomach getting tingly or nervous? You’ve no doubt heard the expression “gut-wrenching” or “butterflies in the stomach”. The truth is, The brain has a direct effect […]
Soy Story: Dr. Kalman Reveals What You Need To Know!
By Douglas Kalman PhD, RD, FACN Nutrition Editor “Soy”, just saying that word, the shortened descriptor for a healthy legume in some circles, can get you in trouble. Can you imagine that? For the past twenty or so years, soy has been thought predominately as a “female” protein. A protein source that was to solely […]
A Connection Between Sneezing & Obesity?
By: Douglas Kalman PhD, RD Have you ever been in a crowded room and all you seem to hear is people coughing and sniffling? I am not kidding!!! This happens every time a room is quieted for some type of speech, or at the start of a movie, or during the singing of the National […]
Understanding Cellulite…and Getting Rid of It!
Cellulite. For some, just the thought of it is a nightmare. I’m sure most women at one time or another have wondered if their legs or rear end would ever be plagued by the dreaded “lumpy-bumpy” dimpling that often strikes women as they age. A once-used term for cellulite was Gynoid lipodystrophy, or “G.D.,” which […]
Does Low Carb Equal High Fatigue?
I am sure by now with the plethora of low carbohydrate foods on the market and the television advertisements for the Atkins wraps at Subway or the reduced carb friendly Ruby Tuesday’s menu that by now you have eaten at least one or two of these foods. Some of you may even be on a […]
50 Ways to Thrash Body Fat
By Dr. Doug Kalman, Nutrition Editor Whether you’re a competitive athlete or you just like the lean look, keeping your body fat in check may help to extend your lifespan. I’ve put together a few tips, 50 to be exact, to help you thrash body fat, and in the process, help you to live life […]
Joints: The Painful Truth (Advanced Research Series)
By Dr. Doug Kalman, Nutrition Editor As we age, many of us notice that our joints ache a tad more than they used to. In addition, muscles ache that never used to ache before. Some would say that these symptoms are just part of the natural fabric of aging (for anyone older than 30), but […]