Weight Loss: What Works?

By Dr. Julie Chen
Global Science Network Member

Have you ever felt like weight loss is an impossible goal? I know that most people have felt like that way at one point or another. Maybe for you, it wasn’t weight loss…maybe it was to gain muscle mass or to have more energy or to gain weight even. The point is that health goals can seem impossible if you’re not sure how to go about getting to your goal.Continue reading

Quality of Exercise + Diet = Results

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Arciero, a member of the advisory board of the American Heart Association and a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the Obesity Society, conducted a study (published by The Journal of Applied Physiology) of 57 individuals between the ages of 35 and 57 who could clearly be described as out of shape.

In conducting this 16-week trial, Arciero randomly divided participants into 3 groups. Each group consumed 60 grams of protein daily, but exercised differently:Continue reading

Resistance Training Followed by Quality Protein Drink Helps Control Your Hunger!

Written by Dr. Diane E. Clayton

Whether you’re an elite athlete, a keen sportsperson, or you’re just trying to manage or lose weight, building and retaining muscle is always a good thing. It’s well known that protein consumption after resistance type exercise helps build muscle, but the effect that this has on subsequent appetite was unknown. In a study conducted by scientists working in the U.K. the effect of calorie equal carbohydrate-only and protein-only drinks on post-exercise appetite were compared.1Continue reading