Watermelon Juice Relieves Post-Exercise Soreness

Who doesn’t love watermelon??? Well, now you have another reason to love this delicious fruit even more. There already is significant support that watermelon juice is a strong antioxidant and can increase muscle protein and […]

By |

Should I Take Vitamins? Vitamins May Be Causing More Harm Than Good

Q: Should I take vitamins to supplement my health and prevent disease?

A: I have been skeptical about the use of vitamins for years, which has been a shared suspicion of many nutritionist. The school of […]

By |

Glucosamine for Tendonitis: Supplementation May Speed Tendon Recovery

Supplements in general are a waste of time and money. However, glucosamine (glucosamine chondroitin) is a supplement that has been researched in improving joint symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. The Cochrane Database cites many high quality […]

By |

Should I Take Nitric Oxide Supplements for Heart Health?

Exercise, diet, healthy habits and a positive attitude are the golden keys to heart health. Thesprouted-nuts-seeds¬†problem with these “golden keys” is that exercise requires discipline and […]

By |

Vitamin D, A Must For Winter Months

Vitamin D supplementation in northern cities during cold weather months may be necessary for long-term health! See if supplementation makes sense for you.

By |

Jamie Meeks: Interview With LSU Athletics Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks Jamie Meeks, LSU Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks, R.D, is the sports nutrition coordinator for the LSU Athletics Department. She is LSU’s first staff Sports Nutritionist, […]

By |

A Supplementary “Whey” to Lose Weight and Improve Muscle Mass

How much do you Whey???

These days, you cannot hear enough about supplements.¬†They are thrown in your face during late-night commercials and offered to you as soon as you step foot in most gyms. Overall, we […]

By |

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

Is Whey Protein Isolate Enough After a Workout?

Throughout my life of lifting weights, I have had mixed opinions about taking a protein supplement after my workout. To date, there is a good bit of strong scientific evidence that supports taking […]

By |