Common Sweetener Linked to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Artificial sweeteners have been a hotly debated topic in the science world in recent years. Studies in the past have found possible health drawbacks to certain sweeteners, and last year the World Health Organization even moved to classify aspartame as a possible carcinogen.  A new study published in the European Heart Journal highlights a possible connection … Read more

How to Gradually Reduce Carbs to Reach Ketosis

Sometimes folks who are interested in losing weight or getting healthier get so focused on the minutia of ”optimizing” their diet, supplements, exercise, and lifestyle that they gloss over the basics. This is a mistake. No matter your goal, you have to lay a good foundation before worrying about the finishing touches. When starting a … Read more

Feed a Cold, Starve A Fever? What to Eat (Or Not) When You’re Sick

Cold? Flu? Tummy troubles? I know that I don’t have time to be sick, and I’m sure you don’t either. Luckily I don’t get sick very often anymore, but back in my competitive athlete days, it felt like I was constantly battling one cold, cough, or sinus infection after another.   Not to toot my own … Read more