Weight-loss: Diet vs. Exercise

Weight-loss: Diet vs. Exercise

When we think of weight loss, we consider two huge factors: Diet and exercise. Exercise is obviously very important. We want to have a healthy, active lifestyle. However, we naturally spend a lot of time and energy focused on diet. The question then becomes, how much time should we be spending on diet versus exercise? In a study on the efficacy of diet versus exercise for weight loss, diet was shown to be significantly more effective. In the areas of weight loss, fat loss, and body fat percentage decrease, the individuals on a “diet only” program lost at least two times as...

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The Infamous Non-Molding Burger

The Infamous Non-Molding Burger

By now, you may have seen the famous year old pictures of a fast food meal. If not, the concept is easy. Basically, someone purchased a fast food meal and let it sit open to the environment for a certain length of time, typically a year. The result? It looks exactly the same. No rot. No mold. Picture-perfect. I’m sure it was all as hard as a rock, but that’s still not really a natural response. Try doing that with a vegetable and a steak. (Or maybe don’t… not endorsing any science projects here). There have been arguments on both...

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Coffee.Stress.Sleep.Life.

Coffee.Stress.Sleep.Life.

“I cannot seem to get enough sleep.” “I go to bed at 8:30pm and wake up at 7:00am and I still feel tired!” “I find myself drinking coffee all day just to stay awake, realizing I have replaced water with coffee and I am STILL falling asleep at 2:00 in the afternoon.” Have you heard these types of statements before? Or maybe it’s you? You find yourself yawning at 3:00pm and counting back on your fingers how many cups of coffee you have already had and then googling “safe daily coffee consumption”. When I googled it, here is what I...

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Putting the C in Cauliflower

Putting the C in Cauliflower

The Vitamin that Makes this Cruciferous Crucial   It’s no surprise the benefits of cauliflower can be lengthy. Just one look at this veggie and you can tell it’s closely related to the infamous broccoli family, which has been well understood as a potent cruciferous. Like it’s cousin, cauliflower is dense with a whole alphabet of vitamins and nutrients. Most notably is the Vitamin C content. Making up an impressive 73%, Vitamin C tops the chart (literally, see this whfoods source) and provides 54 milligrams of it per cup. That’s great, but what does Vitamin C really do? You see it...

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