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  • Fats Introduction: Saturated Fat vs. Unsaturated Fat

    Fats: Saturated Fat vs. Unsaturated Fat Fats are the most energy dense of the three macronutrients. They provide about 9 calories per gram, while carbohydrates and proteins provide about 4 calories per gram. As a result, we have become a highly “fat phobic” society seeking out many low- and non-fat food alternatives. Although excess fat intake is certainly not a healthy lifestyle choice, severely restricting fat intake is not healthy either. They are essential components of the human body and the body's metabolic processes, and eating fat does not necessarily make an individual gain read more
  • Stretching Exercises: Full Body Stretching Program

    Stretching Exercises: Full Body Stretching Program Stretching is not exactly at the top of most men’s list of fun physical activities. It is a whole lot easier to convince a guy to get into the gym and lift some weights or get outside and go for a bike ride than to perform stretching exercises. But… stretching is an important part on ANY exercise plan. Yes that’s right, stretching exercises are good for both aerobic fitness enthusiasts and weightlifters. Stretching improves your range of motion, decreases your risk for read more

  • Testosterone Benefits

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy Benefits: Testosterone Benefits Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in men with low testosterone has consistently shown to produce positive benefits with minimal side effects. Testosterone benefits include decreases in fat mass, increases in lean body mass, and increases in bone mineral density. Learn more about these specific positive benefits below. While significant positive benefits are associated with TRT, certain effects have not been conclusively read more
  • HGH Side Effects

    HGH Side Effects Studies involving growth hormone replacement therapy (GH therapy) in older men have shown that growth hormone replacement therapy may cause certain adverse effects. These HGH side effects include gynecomastia, carpel tunnel syndrome, joint pain, edema, and impaired glucose tolerance.1-15 These adverse effects exist in addition to other major concerns with HGH therapy in men without growth hormone deficiency. (Seeread more

  • Type 1 Diabetes vs. Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 1 Diabetes vs. Type 2 Diabetes There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is almost entirely genetic, whereas Type 2 Diabetes is largely due to poor diet, lack of exercise, and genetic factors.   Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)1 Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) used to be known as “Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM),” a term you will still hear used today. The reason for this name is that people with T1DM are completely dependent on insulin to control read more
  • Erectile Dysfunction Medications

    Erectile Dysfunction Medications We’ve all seen those little blue pills, and they work. In fact, Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis all  work just about equally as well, with Cialis lasting the longest. However, before you go ask your doctor for another medication, try to quit smoking, get some exercise, eat better, and treat your diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and other medical issues. If you don’t improve your overall health, eventually the medications will stop working. If the standard read more