The Monash University Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology has completed an incredible study about gluten intolerance in people WITHOUT celiac disease. The study set out to determine if eating gluten would induce symptoms in people without gluten intolerance. In the experiment, 34 subjects who suffered from gastrointestinal issues, but did […]
This 64-year-old kayaked 3100 miles. By himself. He paddeled from Senegal to Northern Brazil in just under 99 days. Truly incredible. Although he could use a little extra protein in his diet. Read more about it at Wired.
While scaling buildings and jumping around parking lots is impressive, at the end of the day, it’s just for fun. This, on the other hand, is anything but. This video shows a pure application of human strength, the reason we evolved to need and desire lean muscle. Equally interesting is […]
Sometimes, the best things in life are the most simple. Such is the case with this super simple snack. We’re huge fans of bell peppers at the Quest offices. Generally they are just cut up and eaten raw. That works, and it’s good. But eventually that gets old. To take […]
Sometimes, Google has a lot more to say than you expect and it can come in some not-so-subtle ways. It’s one thing to Google yourself. It’s another to Google your nation. While searching for a thumbnail for the What Americans are Eating post, I came across some disturbing results. Check […]
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center has released an interesting study about childhood obesity. The study of 1,003 sixth graders showed that “children who are obese were more likely to consume school lunch ….”. This claim may be a bit misleading in an attempt to place blame on the schools, […]
Some more support for why the Strong Survive from a year long study published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. It showed that exercise increased the size of the hippocampus and improved memory in older test subjects. Generally, the hippocampus shrinks as you get older. This degrades memory and can […]
Visual Economics has a great infographic about what we eat each year. I actually expected more fat and oils and a lot less fruits and vegetables. Of course the nearly 80 pounds of pizza, fries, and ice cream doesn’t inspire a lot of confidence.
Iron Man Magazine did a great write up on us, check it out below.
Most people inherently known that eating well and staying in shape is in their best interest. Strangely enough, there have been few long term studies carried out to prove and further understand why this is. Questioning the obvious often leads to surprising conclusions. Studies have been performed but they used […]