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Stomach Bacteria Controls Weight
Nutrition

Stomach Bacteria Controls Weight

Scientist have found evidence that the bacterial composition of the body can influence disease and weight. An experiment was carried out where mice were injected with different gut bacterias. One group was injected with stomach bacteria from obese mice. A second group was injected with normal weight bacteria. Those injected […]

Frosted Peanut Butter Supreme Quest Bar
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Frosted Peanut Butter Supreme Quest Bar

By now, it’s no secret that I love Quest Bars. And I’m always looking for ways to combine ingredients to create fun and delicious desserts out of my favorite foods- and thus the warm, frosted Peanut Butter Supreme Quest Bar was born! You will need: Greek yogurt Vanilla extract Truvia […]

The Rachel Mac Transformation: Part 1
Featured, Transformations

The Rachel Mac Transformation: Part 1

Editors Note: Rachel Mac is a commercial litigator in Chicago, Illinois, who lives a healthy lifestyle despite 12+ hours per day in the office. She has come up with a low-maintenance healthy lifestyle that allows her to eat well and hit the gym regularly, with a schedule that’s anything but […]

Visual Proof – Exercise Keeps You Young
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Visual Proof – Exercise Keeps You Young

After yesterday’s post on the effects of exercise on the health of mitochondria, I came across the below video. This guy is 69, has a full head of hair, solid muscle definition, and looks closer to 49 than 69. This video really supports what the experimenters found in mice. Obvious […]

More Proof: Exercise Keeps you Young
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More Proof: Exercise Keeps you Young

Mitochondria are microscopic power generators that create fuel for cells. Small genetic mutations occur when they multiply. Normally these are corrected by specialized cellular repair systems. As mammals age, the mutations occur more frequently than the system can correct for and the mitochondria die. Mitochondrion death is seen as a primary cause […]