The Refreshing Fruit That Douses Pain

watermelon

Watermelon is a summertime staple, adored for its sweet flavor and oh-so refreshing on a hot summer day. It’s a must-have for picnics, barbecues and other warm-weather bashes, but there’s reason to love watermelon beyond its taste. Watermelon contains l-citrulline—about 250 milligrams (mg) per cup.[i] L-citrulline is an a … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Top 5 Foods That Boost Your Cancer Risk

french fries

A recent Nature study revealed that up to 90 percent of cancer cases are caused by extrinsic factors, including your diet.[i][ii] As you may well be aware, focusing your diet on healthy foods like fresh vegetables, fruits and healthy sources of protein (grass-fed meat, wild-caught fish, beans, nuts, seeds, avocado, etc.) … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What’s Really in a Hot Dog (hope you have a strong stomach!)

The average American eats … wait for it … 70 hot dogs a year. This is according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), which also noted that 95 percent of U.S. households serve hot dogs.[i] There’s no doubt that Americans love a good hot dog. Heck, they’re as American as apple pie and white picket fences. Ev … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

False Claims: Be Careful Who You Buy Supplements From!

False Claims

False claims: Six top executives of USPLabs, a Texas-based supplement maker that has sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of supplements in the United States, have been arrested. Their alleged crime? False claims that their workout and weight loss supplements, such as Jack3d and OxyElite Pro, are made with natural i … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

7 Unhealthiest Candies (and 4 Healthier Alternatives)

Starting with Halloween and straight on through the holidays to the end of the year, we're in the "sweet season" … complete with its peppermint bark, chocolates, and candy canes (1.8 billion candy canes are made each season).[i] Then, once this season’s sweets are behind us, up comes Valentine’s Day … then Easter (Easter … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

9 Smart Ways to Eat More Vegetables

how to eat vegetables for breakfast

Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, which work synergistically to lower your risk of heart disease, cancer, dementia, arthritis, stroke and more. Vegetables also have anti-aging properties, and eating veggies and fruits (seven or more servings daily) has been shown to lower your risk of dyin … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Avoiding GMOs? Ditch These 10 Popular Foods!

If you want to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in your food and you eat processed foods, you’d better get ready to purge your pantry. It’s estimated that at least 75 percent of processed foods, from crackers to soda, contain GM ingredients.[i] This is largely because 93 percent of U.S. corn and 94 percent of U … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

New Study Pinpoints Cause of Unhealthy Food Cravings

The average American eats healthy only seven days a year … succumbing to too many unhealthy foods the other 358.[i] In case you don’t want to do the math, that means Americans are eating right only about 2 percent of the time. No doubt, food cravings can be hard to beat. A new study published in the journal Nature even fo … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Caution: McDonald’s Fries May Literally Be Full of Crap

McDonald's fries may literally be full of crap ... and, possibly even worse, pollution! One of the company’s supplier of frozen French fries -- J.R. Simplot's China processing unit – was fined more than $600,000 for water pollution.[i] Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co Ltd was apparently discharging wastewater with conta … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

7 Reasons This is the World’s Most Powerful Proteolytic Enzyme Supplement

world's most powerful proteolytic supplement

Inside your body are trillions of enzymes, which are necessary for your body to perform biochemical reactions (including those that help you to breathe, break down food and even see). As the encyclopedia Britannica states about enzymes, “They are indispensable to life.”[i] Indeed. And knowing you have trillions of them, y … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,