Weightlifting With Lighter Weights Works View More

Impressive strength and muscles means lifting impressively heavy weights…or does it?   Traditionally, weight training involves lifting the maximum weight you can and then lifting 80-90% of that weight in eight to 10 repetitions until your limbs tremble from exhaustion.  The theory is that this stimulates a surge in testosterone and human growth hormone, leading… Continue Reading

Can Bacteria Cause or Prevent Breast Cancer View More

When it comes to women’s health, there are few things scarier than the “c” word, especially breast cancer.  After all, it accounts for 25% of all cancers and is the leading cause of cancer death among women.  And while we have some understanding of risk factors, it’s clearly not enough because almost ¾ of diagnoses… Continue Reading

Probiotics Promote Weight Loss & Reduce BMI View More

Do you eat yogurt on a daily basis to get more beneficial bacteria into your system?  Or, do you take a probiotic supplement to support digestion and boost immunity?   Now, a new study suggests that there may be an even more compelling reason to continue consuming your daily probiotics.  Weight control.   Gaining Weight?… Continue Reading

Traveler's Diarrhea View More

Traveler’s Tummy, Dheli Belly, Montezuma’s Revenge. Whatever name it goes by one thing is certain, Traveler’s Diarrhea (TD) is uncomfortable at best and downright deadly at worst. And if you’re planning that summer vacation to faraway destinations, you likely have legitimate concerns about getting sick.   The good news? Taking a good quality probiotic supplement… Continue Reading