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[22 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Hormone Labeling Added To Milk Labels

There may now be more details on your local gallon of milk that will inform you of certain hormones added to treat your supply.  According to OrganicAuthority.com, “After two years of litigation backed by the Organic Trade Association, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will allow milk not treated by bovine growth hormones to be labeled “rbGH free,” “rbST free” or “artificial hormone free.”
The ruling is being applauded by food advocates. “I definitely think people are becoming more concerned about what’s in the food they eat, and it’s cases …

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[19 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Glass Shards Found In Frozen Vegetables

A vegetable recall has been issued on frozen vegetables sold at Walmart and Krogers.  According to CSMonitor, “Food company Pictsweet announced a frozen vegetables recall after consumers reported finding glass shards in their vegetables. Pictsweet recalled the entire lot of packages. Customers are encouraged to return their products to where they purchased them for a full refund.
A Tennessee company is recalling 12 tons of frozen peas and other frozen vegetables marketed by Kroger and Wal-Mart because they may contain pieces of glass.
Customers have reported finding glass shards in their packages, …

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[1 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Soccer: One Of The Best Sports For Overall Conditioning

Why would you put yourself threw boring cardio sessions when you can burn more body fat, lose more weight, and raise your conditioning and metabolism while having fun participating in what is the world’s #1 played sport….soccer?
In a recent column by M&F magazine they report that “scientists from the Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (Denmark) found that at least one outdoor activity beats the tube socks off running.  The researchers had men play recreational soccer or run for one hour 2-3 times per week for 12 weeks.  They discovered that the …

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[28 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Treadmill vs Elliptical Machine: Which Burns More Fat?

If you’re trying to lose weight and burn body fat, you no doubt want to make sure you’re using the pieces of workout equipment that will get you to your goal that much quicker.  In the world of workout routines, there’s always a “vs” debate, such as are squats or hack squats better for leg strength?  Are dips or bench presses more effective for chest power?  Well, same goes for which is better, the treadmill or the elliptical machine?
According to some information provided by Muscle & Fitness magazine, “The answer …

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[17 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Higher Calories, Not Carbs, Is To Blame!

I crack up every time I hear someone on television, in a magazine, or on the internet when they start to blame the obesity epidemic or many eating-related diseases on carbs or sugars.  They begin to claim that heart disease, diabetes, etc., are all a result of a a higher consumption of carbohydrates.  I say “hogwash!”.
M&F recently printed that daily calorie consumption by the average American since 1970 has gone up by over 500 calories.
That is where the true problem lies……it’s not the eating of more carbs that causes so …

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[3 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
3,376 Pullups In One Day: New Record Set!

NavyTimes.com reports “The Combat Fitness Test must seem like a walk in the park for Seaman Jason Armstrong, who shattered three world records by cranking out 3,376 overhand pull-ups in one day.
A 19-year-old who studies Mandarin Chinese at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif., Armstrong set records for the most pull-ups in six-, 12- and 24-hour periods during a Memorial Day stunt that raised $5,500 for the Wounded Warrior Project.”
Anyone that has ever done any type of pull up or …

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Recent Salmonella In Eggs Outbreak: What To Do With Our Food

Because of the recent outbreak of salmonella in many tainted eggs, there has been a resurgence of how to maintain and keep the safety of our food.  It can be pretty scary even for those of us that diet to lose weight or tone up, since eggs and egg whites are a crucial source of any such nutritional protocol.  The Huffington Post just recently provided some excellent information regarding the controversy over on their site, HuffingtonPost.com.  In part they report “In response to the newly minted food crisis, an article …

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[29 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Professional Bodybuilders Guests On ESPN2′s SportsNation

Recently on ESPN2′s show SportsNation they were discussing various news and topics related to the sports world.  Well, as presenters and interviewees they had none other than 5 of the top professional IFBB bodybuilders in the world, all Mr. Olympia competitors.  Kai Greene, Phil Heath, Dennis Wolf, Dexter Jackson, and Hidetada Yamagishi were all on set.  As hosts Michelle Beadle and Colin Cowherd (who I think is downright hilarious) would bring up a topic, they’d have one of the bodybuilders stroll in which they would make some type of comparison …

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[26 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
2010 NFL Season Begins Soon: True Power & Muscle

“Power, strength, explosiveness, muscle mass, testosterone, athleticism”:  all perfect words used to describe what is arguably the greatest modern sport in the world;  football (and no, I’m not referring to the “soccer” kind.  Sorry vuvuzela fans).  If there was any sports in which you see many different kinds of strengths and muscle mass needed for the various and complex positions on the field, it’s football.  Some positions require high amounts of “limit” or “one rep max” type of strength, such as the offensive and defensive line, where you have several …

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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Glee’s” Lea Michele Lost Weight With Protein

In just it’s first season, the television drama Glee has turned out to be an a huge hit.  Not only for the excellent singing, the regular guest spots, but also for the excellent actors and actresses that portray the different characters.  One of them is Lea Michele.  As Mirror.co.uk reports, “Glee actress Lea Michele has lost half a stone off her petite bod thanks to a new protein-only diet, we’re told. Mirroring her character Rachel’s weight obsession, the 5ft 3in star has also upped her gym routine.
We’re told: “She’s a …