Cancer as a Metabolic Disease By Dr. Mercola Each year during the anniversary week of Mercola.com, we recognize a Game Changer; someone whose work stands as a great service to humanity by making a significant contribution to improving people's health. This year, we present the Game Changer Award to Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D.,1 a professor of biology at Boston College and a leading expert and researcher in the field of cancer metabolism and nutritional ketosis. His book, "Cancer as a Metabolic Disease" is an important contribution to the field of how cancer starts and can be treated. Beginner’s Corner: Fueling For The Long Workout Once you have your training plan set and have a weekly schedule for getting yourself prepared for the distance, there are a few other details to get to the start line in optimal comfort and speed. How to eat and drink for your training is a crucial concern once your sessions start to creep up over 90 minutes. Ever been out running and started to feel lightheaded and a bit weak in the knees? Or finished your long Saturday ride dreaming of milkshakes and bacon?
Smashed Cucumber Salad Takes Manhattan The difference between a sliced cucumber salad and a smashed cucumber salad reveals itself on first bite. Sliced cucumbers have a smooth, impenetrable surface, and when you introduce them to dressing, they usually shrug it off. By contrast, smashed cucumbers are wide open: Their craggy edges and rough surfaces absorb flavors and form relationships in seconds. The Important Role of Omega-3 Fats to Heart Health By Dr. Mercola Omega-3 fats — specifically EPA and DHA — are essential to your overall health, including your heart health. A recent analysis of 19 studies confirms that regular consumption of fish and other omega-3 rich foods, including certain plant-based sources, may lower your risk of a fatal heart attack (myocardial infarction) by about 10 percent.1,2,3
A Physiological View Of What The Human Body Goes Through In An Ironman The following story explains exactly what the body goes through over 140.6 miles of racing. This story originally appeared in the January/February, 2009 edition of Inside Triathlon magazine. From the outside, swimming, cycling and running appear as movement. But from inside the triathlete’s body, swimming, cycling and running appear as an acceleration of time. Blood gushes through veins and arteries like traffic through night highways in a time-lapse video. Within muscle cells, glucose and triglyceride molecules are tossed into the fiery furnace of mitochondria at a breakneck pace, as though someone has put a DVD of the process at rest on 4x fast forward. The Top 12 Best Foods And Antioxidants While You Are Sick With A Cold Or Flu When you have a sore throat or if you’re congested, you might not want to eat. You feel worn down and swallowing can be very painful. Here are 12 of the most amazing foods and antioxidants that will help alleviate symptoms and even shorten the duration of any cold or flu.
Vinpocetine 15 mg - Neuro Nutrition Vinpocetine is a derivative of the natural alkaloid vincamine, an extract of the dwarf periwinkle (Vinca minor), the qualities of which are present in Vinpocetine but with two to four times greater efficacy! Vinpocetine is remarkably free of side-effects and contraindications. It has been the subject of over 700 scientific publications in recent years, 200 of which were animal or human studies. Vinpocetine's main benefit is that it supports brain metabolism, and therefore alertness, by increasing synthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the universal energy molecule. Vinpocetine improves the brain's utilisation of oxygen and reduces platelet aggregation. In fact, the first studies conducted on this compound recommended its use for mainly hypoxia-related problems (oxygen insufficiency) or ischaemic problems (insufficient blood flow).
A Triathlete’s Guide To Salt As the temperatures rise, long-course triathletes can benefit from adding extra electrolytes to their race-day nutrition plans. Even those who proclaim not to sweat much will feel the effects of sweating out water and key electrolytes during long, hot training sessions. If you’re confused about exactly how much sodium you need and when, you are not alone—I get the same questions on salt and electrolyte supplementation from triathletes every year. 8 Super Simple Sauerkraut Recipes - Fearless Eating When I recently came home with ten pounds of cabbage from my farm CSA I knew I had to experiment with some new sauerkraut recipes. My goal was to make as many different sauerkraut recipes as I could but without going to the supermarket. I just wanted to use whatever I had lying around at that moment.
Avoid the Risks of Testosterone Therapy By Dr. Mercola Testosterone plays many important roles in men’s health. Besides affecting your sex drive, it also helps maintain muscle mass, bone density, red blood cells and a general sense of vigor and well-being.