Altered Immunity & Leaky Gut Syndrome

    by Zoltan P. Rona M.D., MSc

    The leaky gut syndrome is the name given to a very common health disorder in which the basic organic defect (lesion) is an intestinal lining which is more permeable (porous) than normal. The abnormally large spaces present between the cells of the gut

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    A New Way To Understand and Use Abdominal Muscles

    Dr. Jolie Bookspan

    You’ve heard that developing your abdominal muscles will help your lifting, posture and your back pain.
    So why isn’t it working?

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    Lean Muscle Mass Gain & Fat Mass Loss During Training

    Interventions For Enhancing Lean Muscle Mass Gain and Fat Mass Loss During Strength and Speed Training Protocols

    Dr. Bill Misner Ph.D.*

    Ever wonder how, why, and where the flat stomach, thin thighs, and slim hips of your youth disappeared beneath a blanket of fat? There are a number of metabolic mechanisms known to influence body composition outcome. Lean and fat mass are remarkably dependant upon two hormones. Age-induced

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    Endurance Nutrition: What to Eat Before, During & After Exercise

    Endurance Nutrition: How and What to Eat Before, During and After Exercise? Pre-Event Meal Warning: Eat 3 Hours Before Exercise

    By: Dr. Bill Misner Ph.D.
    Endurance nutrition: how and what to eat before, during and after exercise? Pre-event meal warning: eat 3 hours before exercise.

    Both maltodextrin and sugar-based foods have corresponding high glycemic indexes which will elevate blood glucose and insulin release at similar rates. The high glycemic index
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    Caffeine’s Hidden Dangers

    What are the short term effects of caffeine on the body?

    The physiological effects of caffeine can begin as early as 15-45 minutes after ingestion. Its maximum central nervous system effects are reached in about 30-60 minutes. Caffeine increases heartbeat, respiration, basal metabolic rate, and the production ofstomach acid and urine; and it relaxes smooth muscles, notably the bronchial muscle.

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    The Milk Letter: A Message To My Patients

    By: Robert M. Kradjian, MD
    Breast Surgery Chief Division of General Surgery,
    Seton Medical Centre #302 - 1800 Sullivan Ave.
    Daly City, CA 94015 USA

    “MILK”Just the word itself sounds comforting! “How about a nice cup of hot milk?” The last time you heard that question it was from someone who cared for you–and

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    Why Water Is The Most Important Nutrient For Endurance Athletes

    By Mike Darnley, MS,RD

    Many people do not think of water as a nutrient, possibly due to its simplicity or maybe because there is no energy provided by water. Nevertheless, water is the most vital nutrient that we consume. Besides being a medium for cellular processes that occur in the body,

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    DLPA: Natural Relief for Chronic Pain

    By Ritchi Morris, Ph.D., H.M.D., D.N., R.H.

    Professional Member AANC

    There is a plethora of clinical and research datasubstantiating the extraordinary therapeutic efficacy of DLPA.

    Abstract

    In this day and age the incidence of severe acute and chronic pain has been burgeoning progressively. This trend has spanned a multi-million

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    Amino Acids vs. Steroids—Is There a Steroid Substitute?

    Within the past 15 years, a great deal of controversy has centered around the use and effectiveness of synthetic derivatives of testosterone(anabolic steroids) by athletes to improve performance. During this same time controversy has overlapped in the use of aminoacids and now “steroid replacements” that claim “anabolic effects”.

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    Pregnant Women Should Not Skydive

    By: Dennis M. Loya, BS.,JD., Certified Personal Trainer

     

    It goes without saying that every pregnant woman must cut back on exercise during her pregnancy to avoid harming herself or her baby. This begs the question, how should I modify my exercise routine to accommodate my pregnancy?

    Pregnancy is a complex physiologic state,

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