Even though investigation into the theory of food addiction is continuing, there have been only a few studies on its prevalence. Recently investigators at Yale University developed a questionnaire that helps identify people showing signs of addiction to high fat and sugar foods.
It comes as no surprise that if you are addicted to something there are going to be changes in brain activity that clearly shows up on brain scans. Nora D. Volkow, M.D. the director of the national Institute on Drug Abuse analyzed dopamine levels in obese adults. The results of these scans advanced the theory of potential addiction to food.
Aging brings on the inevitable, like wrinkles and gray hair. Inwardly, advancing years cause other unwelcome changes, but you can put up a fight.
The old-time strength athletes didn’t have all the gizmos, scientific research, or supplements of our time. What they did have was a powerful and undying work ethic, the desire to become the strongest possible, and the perseverance to never give up.
260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A. CSCS The amount and timing of these critical macronutrients affects the overall testosterone that will bind to the androgen receptors within the body. This increased binding is called ‘up regulation’ which means there is a larger amount of receptors that are responsive to the testosterone … Continue reading 260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS
130919 Dairy & heart disease: a lower risk than previously thought By Glennn Cardwell It has been clear for a long time that not all saturated fats act the same. Saturated fats come in a range of lengths, dictated by the number of carbon atoms in the fatty acid chain. Look, it’s a chemistry thing, … Continue reading 130919 Dairy and heart disease: a lower risk than previously thought
250819 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell One favourite way of getting an answer to a nutrition and health question is to gather all the most recent published studies, put them in a data melting pot, and see if you can extract a “truth”. One review did this recently and found pretty … Continue reading 250819 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell
310719 Cheese & blood cholesterol by Glenn Cardwell Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutrition Researcher Many years ago I worked for the Heart Foundation and it was standard practice to tell anyone newly diagnosed with high blood cholesterol that they had eaten their last piece of cheese. For some I had taken away their reason … Continue reading 310719 Cheese and Blood cholesterol
280719 Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic? Author: Dr. Rosemary Stanton OAM Rosemary Stanton is a Friend of The Conversation. Nutritionist & Visiting Fellow, UNSW Reviewer Tim Crowe Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor, Bond University Disclosure statement The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any … Continue reading 280719 Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic?
190719 Boost your Muscle Mass Author: Linda Kees, Linda J. Kees, RDN, LD, CNSC Besides working out hard and lifting weights, is there something you can do nutritionally to increase your muscle mass? Yes there is! Recent research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown that young men who drank fat-free milk soon … Continue reading 190719 Boost your Muscle Mass