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Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you’re looking for a edge in your workout or sports training, a combination of creatine and herbs may help, suggests a new study. Researchers tested the effects of creatine and a combination of ginseng and astragalus in 44 adults, aged 55-84 years. Participants consumed either creatine only, creatine plus the herb extracts, or a [...]

The age of obesity: what you can do

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

It’s official: Canadians are getting bigger. Between 1985 and 2001, obesity rates increased from 7% to 14% among women and from 6% to 16% among men. The same report found that obesity rates among women increase with age, peaking between 55 and 59, then declining. This same pattern is seen in the Canadian male population, [...]

Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health

By | June 25th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

In a new study, Neal D. Barnard, MD, and his colleagues show that patients easily transition from a standard omnivorous diet to a low-fat, vegetarian diet that helps people lose weight, lower blood pressure and otherwise improve their health. Many doctors are aware that a low-fat vegetarian diet can reverse heart disease and provide other [...]

Calcium for Weight Loss? Research shows high intake ups fat burning

By | June 12th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Researchers at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center report that calcium may help control body weight, confirming findings from other studies. The report is the first study in humans to demonstrate a link between calcium intake and body weight. Edward Melanson, PhD, and James Hill, PhD, examined diet data from 35 healthy, non-obese adults [...]

Body Balance: CLA supplement aids diabetes, weight loss

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition confirms that conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has a place in treating obesity, and may have benefits for diabetics. CLA refers to a group of naturally occurring polyunsaturated fats found primarily in beef, lamb and dairy products. CLA is also sold as a dietary supplement in health [...]

Healthy Kids: A weighty issue

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive|

It’s a simple formula and it can sneak up on even the most health conscious of families: more unhealthy food plus less activity often equals overweight kids. Convenience foods in the lunch bags, quick and easy snacks, fast-food dinners and large portions combine with too many hours in front of the TV and computer, and [...]

CLA: Can one pill really do all this?

By | June 8th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a slightly altered form of the omega-6 fatty acid linoleic acid. It occurs naturally in dairy products and meats from grass-fed animals such as beef and lamb. However, changes in animal feeding practices and antibiotic use over the last decades has led to a steady decline in CLA levels in [...]