Whole eggs, especially the yolk (not just egg whites) are an incredibly good source of usable protein and the healthiest essential fats. Egg yolks contain more than 90% of the calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, thiamin, B6, folate, choline and B12, and panthothenic acid of the egg.
Saturated fats can actually keep you lean and healthy. I am a strong believer of including a variety of healthy oils and fats into your diet. I know some people are still really afraid of fat, especially saturated fat, but trust me, healthy fats can truly be good for you and actually help you burn [...]
We’ve had it drilled into our heads that saturated fat will cause heart disease and kill us. Well the truth is, that we’ve been mislead. Another new study shows saturated fats in the diet are NOT linked to cardiovascular disease. Well why hasn’t this made it to to front page new yet? The American Journal [...]
Cooking Oils seem to be an ever changing debate. We had it drilled into our heads that we should all avoid lard, butter and saturated fats. But are vegetable oils any better? New research says that vegetable oils may actually be contributing to the diseases they were meant to prevent. And what about [...]
Have you heard the new diet trend? It’s the ‘Paleo’ diet, primal diet or the caveman diet. I guess it’s not exactly what I would call new and trendy, since it is based on the diet that our ancient ancestors ate. ‘The Paleo Diet’ is actually a term that author Loren Cordain, PhD coined [...]
Injuries, both minor and major, are one of the hardest and most frustrating thing an athlete has to deal with. Injuries usually seem like they occur just as you are beginning to ramp up your training for big events. And now that the weather is warming up, amateur and professional athletes are starting to pick [...]
I talk to so many well-informed, health-conscious people who are concerned about eating a healthy diet, but the one thing that comes up over and over again is this 'cholesterol-phobia' towards cholesterol and saturated fats. And if you pay attention to mainstream media, you are probably convinced that high cholesterol and saturated fat intake will [...]