Holding Court with Jordan Shoob

Interview with Coach Mike Conner and Lauren Crockett Was there a defining moment where you know you were meant to play basketball? The very first basketball league I joined I…

Reboot Your Thinking About Grilling

Great news for vegetarians! Vegetables contain antioxidants that counteract the cancer-causing effects of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). If you grill vegetables, you can feel free to…

Facts About Low Carb Diets

Why Low Carb Diets don’t promote High-Performance Athletes This article is about fueling a high-performance athlete not weight-loss. Whether you call it keto, Paleo, Dukan, or Atkins, low-carb eating patterns…

Obesity’s Relationship to Cancer

Only 31% of Americans realize that obesity is a risk factor for cancer, according to an American Society of Clinical Oncology survey. But in a 2016 study published in The…

Energize Your Mind & Body

1.  Begin with breakfast 2.  Eat primarily complex carbohydrates 3.  Cut down on the caffeine 4.  Lunch lite 5.  Eat mini-meals 6.  Curb your sweet tooth 7.  Eat protein to…

Celiac Disease

Factoid: Gluten-free foods –are not necessarily better for you.  Gluten-free may be displayed on many wheat products nowadays yet there is no validated science showing that eating a gluten-free diet…

The Glycemic Index

What the glycemic index means to the dieter and common problems related to glucose. The glycemic index was developed in the early 1980’s by David Jenkins, PhD., as a tool…

Functional Food

“Functional Foods” defines the physiologically active food components found in phytochemical (plants) and zoo chemical (animal) origins.  The science of functional foods has keep pace with scientific studies and research…