Recent Posts by Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D.

    How to Make a Successful Career Change Into Health & Wellness

    Do you wake up feeling refreshed and energized because you can’t wait to start your work for the day? Are you constantly amazed by how committed, passionate, and motivated you feel, thanks to your career choice? If these feelings seem like they only happen to other people, you might be ready for a career shift.

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    3 Reasons Why Your Drinking Water Should Be High Quality H20

    The human body is composed of approximately 60 percent water. In 1921 the recommendation of drinking 8 cups of water per day was based on a researcher who measured his water intake to his urine output as well as the color of his urine.  This became the recommendation for decades and a wise recommendation from grandma as well.

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    What's In Your Weight Loss Shake?

    Television is full of commercials of celebrities and retired professional athletes that promote weight loss shakes and weight loss programs to “Crush Your CravingsTM”. The list of ingredients for these products reads like a who’s who of what not to put into your body.  

    If your goal is to drop bodyweight it is important to recognize that your actual goal should be weight lost in terms of “fat weight”, not just water weight and lean body mass.  I am all for losing that extra “10 pound dumbbell” someone is carrying around, and for having a smaller waist circumference, as it carries with it many health benefits.

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    What Protein Is Best for Muscle Growth?

    ANIMAL PROTEIN OR VEGETABLE PROTEIN, WHAT IS THE BEST PROTEIN FOR MUSCLE GROWTH

    Is there a single or multiple of protein foods that best promotes rapid muscle growth in endurance athletes? The animal proteins, Whey & Egg Whites are currently the favorites used by strength athletes while a multiple of plant

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