Exercise in a Pill: Not so Fast

Exercise in a Pill: Not so Fast I just returned from the American College of Sports Medicine conference in which the theme was “Exercise is Medicine”.  I would argue that exercise is indeed medicine and that diet and exercise are the most powerful “medicines” to combat the current epidemic of modern chronic diseases such as … Continue reading

Reactive Oxygen Species and Antioxidants: An Alternative View

Antioxidants have been peddled as a cure-all for many pathological conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. Additionally, there is a current theory that antioxidants can aid in forestalling aging as they directly inhibit the “Free Radical Theory of Aging.   The concept of antioxidants as efficacious aids in battling the aforementioned diseases and slowing the … Continue reading

Statins: Deus Ex Machina Solution for Heart Disease? Or is it a Can of Worms for More Health Issues?

I want to start this post off with a personal story. I recently had a family member have a knee replacement and I volunteered to run to the pharmacy and pick up their prescriptions for them. When I left the pharmacy with what I thought was the entire pharmacy (I picked up 18 different medications) … Continue reading

The HCG Diet: A House of Horrors

We have all survived the end of the world! I guess the Mayan’s were off by a little bit. It is a great thing that we are all still alive; however, unfortunately New Years is just around the corner and that means your health and fitness goals are going to start all over again.  If … Continue reading

Creatine: The Truth Behind the Chemical

*To be completely upfront with this post, I am extremely careful about what I put into my body, look at all of the costs and benefits of supplements, and put health over performance in virtually any situation. The nutritional supplement industry is a multibillion-dollar industry full of products claiming enhanced performance, quick weight loss, increased … Continue reading

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