Monthly Archives: October 2017

HOW NUTRITIONAL NEEDS DIFFER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

Ever sat there and wondered whether it’d be such a big deal if you had your partner’s multivitamin, just today, just because you’d run out? While in most cases it’d be perfectly safe to supplement with an opposite sex tablet for a day or two, it’s not really recommended – because men and women have varying nutritional needs. H...

FOUR EASY MEDITATION EXERCISES TO HELP YOU SLEEP

  It can happen to anyone. You work late. You hit the gym late. You get home late. Whether it’s the change of routine or the fact that you’re still pumped from your workout, getting to sleep at your normal time just isn’t going to happen. So, how can you enjoy a more restful night’s sleep and ready yourself for another big wo...

Good Carbs, Bad Carbs — How to Make the Right Choices

Carbs are highly controversial these days. The dietary guidelines suggest that we get about half of our calories from carbohydrates. On the other hand, some claim that carbs cause obesity and type 2 diabetes, and that most people should be avoiding them. There are good arguments on both sides, and it appears that carbohydrate requirem...

Can Red Wine Boost Your Testosterone?

A compound in red wine could increase levels of testosterone circulating in your body by inhibiting the way you excrete the hormone, according to new research in Nutrition Journal.   Normally, one of the ways testosterone is eliminated from your body is through urine. An enzyme called UGT2B17 attaches specific molecules to testost...