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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

20 Best Muscle Building Foods Slide Show


Your ability gain muscle has as much to do with what you eat as how hard you push yourself in the gym. But if you include these foods, suggested by Dan Go, a personal trainer and nutritionist, you’ll ensure that your time spent in the gym isn’t a waste of sweat. Read more 






Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/slideshow/525400-20-best-muscle-building-foods/#ixzz1ZIn0wnCD

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The Benefits of Eating Coconut

What is amazing about coconut is that its re-vitalizing properties are almost instant, within 5 minutes of some fresh coconut you will feel a burst of energy, clarity of mind and well-being. This whole experience inspired me to write something up about coconuts many health benefits. Read more






Saturday, September 24, 2011

Shedding

Your pet isn't the only one in the house with a shedding problem. Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour. That works out to about 1.5 pounds each year, so the average person will lose around 105 pounds of skin by age 70.  Read more





Monday, September 12, 2011

What we eat in a year, in one (very colorful) chart


From the very talented folks at Visual Economics comes a graphic of what the average American eats in a year. All told, that includes 1,922 pounds of food. One-third comes from fruits and vegetables, which is still a lower amount than what federal guidelines suggest (USDA recommends they make up half of the American diet). The rest of the chart is not exactly a pretty picture: we’re eating, for example, 24 pounds of ice cream per year and drinking about a gallon of soda each week. Full graphic after the jump and in full size here