5 Health Benefits of Probiotics You Should Know About

“Probiotic” is a word with Greek roots: “pro” meaning “promoting” and “biotic” meaning “life.” The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.” We usually think of bacteria as bad for us, and the wrong bacteria in the wrong place can certainly cause problems. But the right bacteria in the right place can be helpful in many ways. They can keep your digestive and immune systems healthy, help you manage weight, boost your mood, and possibly even keep you feeling and looking younger.

A Beginners Guide to Protein Shakes

Protein shakes aren’t just for weightlifters and aerobics instructors. If you’ve always wanted to get in on the protein shake takeover, but weren’t sure where to start, our guide is the kickstart you’ve been looking for. WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT PROTEIN SHAKES? Some of the misconceptions about protein shakes probably come from the mass-marketed … Continue reading A Beginners Guide to Protein Shakes

Ten Steps to Losing Belly Fat

Do you want to keep belly fat from building up? Belly fat is so much more than unsightly. It is, as you already know, terribly unhealthy. Belly fat crowds out your vital organs. That is bad enough; but belly fat – visceral fat – also creates toxins that can cause heart disease and make your … Continue reading Ten Steps to Losing Belly Fat