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The Perfect Body Isn’t Always Perfect
Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

The Perfect Body Isn’t Always Perfect Having an imperfect body may come with some substantial benefits for some women, according to an article in the December issue of Current Anthropology. The hormones that make women physically stronger, ... Read more
Counting Calories May Be Bad For Your Health!
Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

One of the advantages of the Carbohydrate Addict's Diet (CAD) program is NEVER having to count calories again. Now we learn that it may even be bad for our health. We all know that we have a tendency to eat more in the winter and if we are not C... Read more
Very Low Carb Diets or Ketogenic Diets
Friday, January 09, 2009      1 comments

Abstract Many negative comments have been made about the use of ketogenic diets (KDs) and experts today believe that the best way to lose weight is by cutting back on calories, chiefly in the form of fat. The international consensus is that ca... Read more
Insulin and Memory Loss
Friday, January 09, 2009      0 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine January 11, 2009 Small Rises in Blood Sugar Cause Memory Loss Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center used magnetic resonance imaging to show that even small rises in blood sugar ... Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

“Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a concentrated for of sodium that is usually extracted from grains or beets. “MSG is added to foods to intensify flavors and is used in commercia... Read more
Happy New Years!
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      0 comments

Now is a time to reflect on our accomplishments for the last year and to rededicate ourself to meeting our health goals. We can do it. We just takes one day at a time. Good luck in 2009. May you be your hightest and our best! Chanetc... Read more
Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

Rowing in the New Year Little used piece of fitness equipment packs a powerful impact-free, full-body workout STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Alex Dubrovsky rowed on Thanksg... Read more
Why does low fat diet still get all of the publicity despite the new research findings?
Sunday, December 28, 2008      0 comments

The reason that low fat gets the coverage is that it is old information and the producers of oils, meats, and butter, have little clout compared to the rest of the "value added" agribusiness. it is the giant grain and corn processors that domina... Read more
Saturday, December 06, 2008      0 comments

TREATMENT OF INSULIN RESISTANCE Gabe Mirkin, M.D. Most people who develop diabetes in later life can be controlled so that they are not at increased risk for the many complications of diabetes such as heart attacks, strokes, blindnes... Read more
Statins or Life Style Changes?
Monday, November 17, 2008      0 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health e-Zine November 16, 2008 Inflammation: More Important than Cholesterol? At the American Heart Association conference in New Orleans, ... Read more
Is P.E.T.A. right?
Monday, November 17, 2008      0 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health e-Zine November 9, 2008 Finally, a Clue to Explain Why You Should Avoid Red Meat Several years ago, Professor Ajit Varki of the University of California, San Diego discovered a molecule called Neu5... Read more
Zinc Deficiency?
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      0 comments

Zinc Deficiency Patricia Zifferblatt--November 11, 2008 Zinc is an essential mineral, necessary for sustaining all life. The US recommended dietary allowance of zinc from puberty through adulthood is 11mg for males and 8mg for females, ... Read more
The Lies about Low Carbohydrate Diets
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      2 comments

The Lies about Low Carbohydrate Diets The articles on nutrition and some of the recipes on SparkPeople leave much to be desired. All of the information about Low Carbohydrate Diets is incorrect. Most of these arguments have appeared in prin... Read more
The Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Sunday, October 26, 2008      0 comments

"As we surrender to what is, we experience greater calm and joy. Learn to wish that everything should come to pass exactly as it does." - Dan Millman... Read more
Breathing during Indoor Rowing-Don’t just to it, do it well
Friday, October 24, 2008      1 comments

Alison K. McConnell, BSc, MSc, PhD, FACSM, Professor of Applied Physiology, Centre for Sports Medicine & Human Performance, Brunel University How Breathing and Rowing interact Before discussing how breathing and rowing interact, its im... Read more

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