Sports Drinks: The Good, Bad and Unnecessary
You’re getting ready to head to the gym, go out for a jog or bike ride, or play tennis with some friends. You grab your shoes, workout gear, a towel and a sports drink. The History of Sports Drinks Created in a lab in 1965 at the University of Florida, Gatorade is considered the world’s…
Is salt really that bad for you?
Probably the first thing people think of when they hear the words high blood pressure is salt. From health professionals to health organizations, we’ve been told to watch our salt intake for better health. And in particular, to reduce sodium. But is salt really that bad for you? Sodium and blood pressure are definitely related.…
Breakfast: Is it really the most important meal of the day?
You’ve probably heard the mantra that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s been ingrained into society from nutrition experts, the food industry and even our parents. And it might make sense. For most of us, we wake up after not eating for at least 12 hours. So breakfast, essentially, breaks our…