The Amazing Acai Berry!

A diet rich in antioxidants is a great way to keep a healthy immune system, neutralize cell damaging free radicals and combat various forms of cancer. One of the most potent sources of antioxidants hails from a type of palm tree in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil: the acai berry. The antioxidant measurement score, ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), is used to determine how potent a food is in... read more

Plan for Success

Anytime you begin a diet and workout plan, I really believe you should address the obstacles that you will have to overcome in order to have long-term success. The first obstacle a lot of people encounter is the time commitment. You may have a busy schedule so you’ll have to find out where you can fit your training and healthy eating into your daily life. The issues you are going to have to address are:... read more

Why you need “carbs”

You need “CARBS” to burn fat. You need carbs for high intensity exercise and proper mental function. The idea behind the low-carb and no carb diet plans is that you are forcing your body to utilize fat as its fuel source. When you are engaged in aerobic activity at a low intensity level you are burning fat primarily as your fuel source. You should be aware that fat only burns when carbs burn, fat burns in... read more