Diet, Health, Lifestyle

Green Tea Miracle?

Michael Decker For decades now people have made claims for the health benefits of various beverages we ingest regularly. Coffee, wine (remember the French paradox, now known to be based at least in part on faulty public health reporting), and beer have all had their media moments of being touted as healthy. Sometimes the claims… Continue reading Green Tea Miracle?

Diet, Health

Zinc: Galvanize Your Body

By Michael Decker 2 minute read In our ongoing series devoted to honoring Men’s Health Month, we are running articles on wellness. Zinc is a common metallic element found in nature. If you eat a varied, healthy diet, you should be able to consume your recommended amounts. For men, the daily uptake should be about… Continue reading Zinc: Galvanize Your Body

Covid, Exercise, Health, Lifestyle

Exercise in the Age of Covid

Michael St Michael 2 minute read If you’re like me, getting to the gym in the best of times can be a challenge and that was before covid-19. With little kids at home and the distinct feeling of being home-bound, getting proper exercise has been a real challenge. COVID-19 infections are at an all-time high… Continue reading Exercise in the Age of Covid

Diet, Health, Lifestyle

The Supplement Trap

Michael Decker November is male health month. Males in the US and globally face ongoing health and mortality concerns. Male life expectancy is always lower than female life expectancy in developed countries where such statistics are well-tracked. In the US, average male life expectancy is about 7 years fewer than females, in the UK, 5… Continue reading The Supplement Trap

Diet, Health

Good News for Keto Fans!

Michael DeckerCritics of the ketogenic diet often like to point out that few scientific studies support the claims of improved health that many practitioners make. Two recent scientific articles may serve to blunt some of this criticism. In the scientific peer-reviewed journal Experimental Gerontology, Dr. Yunhua Yu and colleagues investigated the ketogenic diet and its… Continue reading Good News for Keto Fans!

Exercise, Health

Killer Core

Most everyone who hasn’t lived under a rock knows that core muscles are among the most important areas to target in your exercise regimen – and also one of the most difficult to improve and maintain. Short of going to the local bottle shop, getting a six pack can be demanding. But you don’t need… Continue reading Killer Core

Diet, Health

Is the Keto Diet Right for You?

One of the latest diet trends is the Ketogenic Diet, referred to as the Keto Diet. The Keto Diet is similar to older diet plans like Dukan, South Beach, and especially the Atkins Diet because it relies on low-carbohydrate intake, usually under 30 grams of carbs per day. At such carb levels, the body is… Continue reading Is the Keto Diet Right for You?