Grapefruit Diet?

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You would expect a study funded by the Florida Department of Citrus would find magical properties associated with grapefruits but there might be something to this one.  A study, published in Nutrition & Metabolism, found that enjoying a pre-meal snack of grapefruit, grapefruit juice or water as part of a reduced-calorie diet can assist in […]

Office Snacks

Jelly beans

Office snacks might boost morale but they are also sabotaging your health. It has been shown that just the sight or smell of candy, cookies, donuts and the like trigger a desire to eat some.  Since most of us are lugging around some excess body-fat to begin with, this kind of morale booster is not […]

The State of Health in America

According to the annual survey conducted by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America the majority of Americans more concerned about their waistlines than their wallets next year. Health and fitness are always at the top of the list when it comes to New Year Resolutions.  That is the good news and also the bad […]

Why Are They Called Healthy Habits?

Some proposed resolutions for the New Year

Chronic ailments such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer are the world’s top killers, causing 35 million deaths a year and 60 percent of all deaths worldwide. There are 1 billion people who are overweight or obese in the world today, according to the World Health Organization.  WHO is now focusing attention on reducing non-communicable […]

TurboCharged and Athletic Training

hispanic man running and jumping from a wall

We often get questions from amateur athletes about training while TurboCharging.  These are usually people in the fit-fat category and they want to know if they can start or continue training and how it will affect their progress.  If you have been wondering the same thing, here are some pointers that can help you stay […]