Nutrition News


Posted 09/22/15

Let’s Focus on Light and Lutein

By Trevor Bennion Hi readers! If you scroll down to the bottom real quick and take a look at my profile picture there, you’ll notice that I have on a pair of glasses. I’ve worn glasses since I was a freshman in high school, and even shadowed a handful of...
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Posted 09/14/15

Top Supplements for Maintaining Muscle Mass in Older Adults

by Jonathan Clinthorne The loss of muscle mass and strength is a common occurrence during the aging process. In fact, it is estimated that most people lose between 1-2% of their muscle mass each year after the age of 50, and this accelerates after the age of 60[1]. This loss...
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Posted 09/14/15

Vit D Linked to Cognitive Decline among Older Adults

JAMA Study Shows Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline among Older Adults; Hispanics and African Americans at Greatest Risk of Vitamin D Insufficiency Washington, D.C., September 14, 2015—Low levels of vitamin D are associated with more rapid cognitive decline among older people, according to a new study...
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Posted 08/17/15

Another Piece of the Fructose Pie

New Research Alert by Jonathan Clinthorne Sugar used to be considered a delicacy, a treat that was enjoyed only occasionally. But with the advent of the processed foods industry, sugar made its way into every nook and cranny of our food supply, and now it’s so ubiquitous that we’re often...
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Posted 08/6/15

Celiac Disease – Centuries Old

by Jonathan Clinthorne You’ve probably heard of gluten free or a gluten-free diet, but what is gluten? And why would you want to avoid it? Where did gluten come from and why is it only in the last decade that gluten-free has gained prominence? Gluten or Gliadin? Gluten is a...
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Posted 07/20/15

What is a Calorie?

By Trevor Bennion A Calorie … the number we assign to food that tells us how much we’re supposed to eat in a day, right? Well, at least that’s how our dieting culture has defined a Calorie. But in reality, it is a bit trickier to quantify than that. You...
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