5 Reasons Pea Protein Is the Superior Protein

There are so many protein powders on the market these days. You can go down to your local supplement shop and purchase a giant tub of whey or soy protein at a relatively low price. If price is the only thing you look at when you choose a protein powder, I guess it doesn’t matterContinue reading “5 Reasons Pea Protein Is the Superior Protein”

Peak Endurance for Recovery

Study after study has come out denouncing the benefits of over-the-counter, store-bought sports and energy drinks that mainly target inactive teenagers and youngsters with their marketing. The biggest complaints are that these drinks contain too much sugar, caffeine, have an overabundance of sodium and not enough healthy stuff.  My theory is that there is someContinue reading “Peak Endurance for Recovery”

Low Levels of Magnesium, A Risk Factor of Type 2 Diabetes

Studies in the last few years have investigated magnesium’s ability to regulate insulin secretion and/or action, and this is why low levels of magnesium are commonly considered a risk factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Brown University are now looking at ways to tailor nutritional therapy for diabetes based on several factors: genetics,Continue reading “Low Levels of Magnesium, A Risk Factor of Type 2 Diabetes”

Lycopene Shows Promise as a Fat Fighter

For those of you looking to lose some weight in the New Year, hope comes from Taiwan in the form on a tomato.  A small study published in the Nutrition journal found that people who drank a (280 ml/) daily glass of tomato juice had smaller waistlines. Taiwanese researchers attributed the reduction to the 32.5 mgContinue reading “Lycopene Shows Promise as a Fat Fighter”

One of the Most Popular AIM Products Among Local CrossFitters May Surprise You

Recently, I interviewed Frank and Micheala Beauvais, the owners of Snake River CrossFit and AIM Members, for Living Well Magazine.  The article will likely appear in the February issue. I published most of Michaela’s interview on The Red Rush Blog because the information about CrossFit and exercise was great and I felt that it really spoke to that RedContinue reading “One of the Most Popular AIM Products Among Local CrossFitters May Surprise You”

Magnesium Has Gone Mainstream But So Has Magnesium Deficiency

A recent story published on CNN.com proves that magnesium and magnesium deficiency have finally nabbed the spotlight of the mainstream media. CNN interviewed Dr, Danine Fruge the Associate Medical Director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Florida who reminds us that less than 25% of the US populace receives their daily allotment of magnesium. Without magnesium your heartContinue reading “Magnesium Has Gone Mainstream But So Has Magnesium Deficiency”

7 Supplements for Optimal Wintertime Health

As far as winter goes, we’re in the thick of things. The days are about twelve minutes long and the nights last over thirty years.  The streets are icy. Our cars are dirty, and it’s just plain cold no matter where we travel. Christmas is over, and we still have to suffer  winter for twoContinue reading “7 Supplements for Optimal Wintertime Health”

A New Reason to Use Cranverry+

Cranverry+ is very good at what it does. It promotes urinary tract health and protects the body against the candidiasis, more commonly known as a yeast infection. Most of us don’t deal with these problems on a daily basis, knock on wood. So you might then say, “Hey, now that my UTI problems are all gone,Continue reading “A New Reason to Use Cranverry+”

The 8 Micronutrients People Aren’t Getting Enough Of

In an interview with Nutraingredients, Dr. Baiz Frei from the Linus Pauling Institute said he’s concerned that people aren’t getting enough micronutrients in their diets. He also said that a healthy diet is the first step toward correcting these deficiencies and that supplements are the next one. What are the 8 biggest micronutritional deficiencies according to him? Here’s aContinue reading “The 8 Micronutrients People Aren’t Getting Enough Of”

Added Sugar Linked to High Blood Pressure. Salt Linked to Headaches

How many comic strips have we sat through where a stereotypical husband stares longingly at a hoagie or sits slumped over a salad because their stereotypical cartoon wife disallows them from eating salt due to high blood pressure?  The husband is usually wearing a white tank top and a pork pie hat, the wife withContinue reading “Added Sugar Linked to High Blood Pressure. Salt Linked to Headaches”