Why Do We Choose Mega-Calorie Junk Food?

Salads are nice, but burgers are what really sell. Even though people say they want healthier food choices at fast food and other restaurants, when they actually order, it’s not the healthier options that they choose, but the burgers and fries and many even opt for the mega-size versions.  The government is pushing for restaurants […]

Diet Pills and Supplements

When people become frustrated with a lack of results from their weight loss efforts, some resort to using diet drugs or fat loss supplements.  However, you should be aware that there are serious risks associated with their use.  The autopsy results for ex-NFL player and film star Bubba Smith, who died in 2011, were released and the […]

Man Cannot Live on Antioxidants Alone

A study done by researchers at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania concluded that the top source of antioxidants in the average American diet comes from coffee.  In fact, there was really no runner up as nothing else even comes close.  Black tea came in second place but it was beaten by coffee by almost […]

The Case for Veggies

What do bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kale have in common?  They are all classified as cruciferous vegetables.  They contain vitamins, minerals and other compounds which have consistently been shown to benefit our health.  In fact, a review of the research showed that over 70% of the studies found a link between the consumption […]

Processed Foods Are Killing You

We explain in TurboCharged why refined, processed and manufactured foods are hazardous to your health and the importance of eliminating them from your diet.  Because these foods now make up such a large part of the average American’s diet, many people think this is a drastic or unrealistic recommendation.  We often discuss the un-natural combination […]