Do you have trouble gaining muscle no matter what you do? Afraid that your genetics will keep you forever small? Don’t worry–you CAN beat your inner “hardgainer,” and here’s how!
Genetics are a favorite scapegoat for people who can’t build enough muscle or lose enough fat. But what are they, exactly, and how much do they actually influence your results?
Cinnamon is much more than just another spice on the rack. Did you know that it can improve insulin sensitivity?
Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (and particularly carbonated soft drinks), can lead to weight gain and increase your risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
The common solution for sweetening foods and beverages is to use artificial sweeteners like sucralose (Splenda) and aspartame (Nutrasweet, and now AminoSweet).
While these substances may not be as harmful as some say, studies have shown that they indeed may cause harmful effects in the body. Until further research is done, I think it’s smartest to avoid them.
So what can we use as a safe, low-calorie sweetener?