Does Grapefruit Affect Norvasc (Amlodipine)?

Grapefruit juice is known to interact with many different types of medications, from anti-anxiety drugs to statins. Specifically, grapefruit juice inhibits the CYP3A4 system of the cytochrome P45o liver enzymes, which metabolize many ingested foods […]

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List: The Effects of Exercise on the Heart and Cardiovascular System

Of course there are numerous benefits to regular exercise, not to mention the tremendous benefits regular exercise has on heart health. Check out the list I put together for your reference regarding a few of […]

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Do Detox Diets Really Work and Are They Safe?

Starting a detox (detoxification) diet at the beginning of a New Year is just as much of a tradition as toasting to the New Year itself! Detox diets are common, but do detox diets really […]

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Grape Juice, Red Wine, Burn Fat? Not So Fast!

Research suggest the benefits of drinking red wine as part of a weight loss program, but is the evidence strong enough to make red wine consumption a recommendation for weight loss?

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Intermittent Fasting: The “New” Way to Eat for Health?

Dear Exercise Menu Readers,

Throughout the years I have done my best to present research-backed information regarding weight loss, health and fitness to you. My philosophy for overall health is “intensity with simplicity,” and I hope […]

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Mediterranean Diet, Olive Oil and Nuts: Key to Health?

Another excellent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal further supports the greatness of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil and nuts in improving health.

Metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, low HDL, high triglycerides […]

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Physical Inactivity Is As Bad As Smoking

I think that it is safe to assume that we are all aware that physical inactivity is not the best for optimal health. Well, a study in the Lancetreveals that physical inactivity may […]

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Vitamin D Lowers Weight? New Study Finds

Unless you have fair-colored skin and spend many hours a day in the sun, it may be prudent to assume that you are vitamin D deficient unless your lab work proves otherwise. According to

Intermittent Fasting Reduces Cholesterol And Aids Weight Loss

I have recently become a huge fan of intermittent fasting. While I am not 100% certain, I am beginning to believe that we simply bombard our bodies with too much food, too often. We eat […]

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