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Metabolic Testing

Metabolic Testing

What is VO2 max? VO2 max, otherwise known as maximal oxygen consumption, is the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can utilize during intense aerobic exercise. A VO2 max test is performed on a treadmill or bike while being connected to a machine that is able...

Diet Habits Affecting The Liver

Diet Habits Affecting The Liver

The liver’s main job is to detoxify and metabolize whatever comes into your body. This includes all the soda, cake, alcohol and medicine you are putting in your body, causing your liver to work extra to make toxins less harmful and remove them from the bloodstream....

Unhealthy Ingredients Not To Eat

Unhealthy Ingredients Not To Eat

Being able to read a nutrition facts label is a great first step in taking control over your own health. Even if something is labeled as healthy, it could contain an ingredient that in reality is actually very unhealthy for you. Unhealthy fats, artificial ingredients...

Nutrition and Heart Health

Nutrition and Heart Health

Heart healthy eating is a common phrase that most people are familiar with, but what does it actually mean? The dietary guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) have changed over the years and become more refined. The diet a person consumes is not...

How Gut Bacteria Affects Cancer

How Gut Bacteria Affects Cancer

The foods you put into your body determines the type of bacteria that will live in your gut. Your gut microbiome, the largest collection of bacteria in your body, starts forming when you are born and continues to change as you age. The bacteria in your gut is...

Fermented Food Diet

Fermented Food Diet

The addition of fermented foods in your diet is key to obtaining optimal health because it enhances diversity of gut microbes and decreases inflammation in the gut. Certain proteins, such as interleukin 6 that have been linked to conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and...

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