Best Diet and Exercise Articles January 22, 2017

These are the top health articles I find around the web that I think are cutting edge, cool, and just plain awesome!

Ashwagandha is a supplement I have recommended to clients for awhile now. I am glad to see that is popularity is finally increasing… It works great for stress and we all have that for sure! Also another affirmation to getting off your tush and move if you want to stay young!





Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging by

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary.


Many studies saying breakfast aides weight loss may be industry funded by

Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that seem to support the idea.

So, does that mean breakfast is bad for you? Not that either. What it does show is how difficult it can be to sort the hype from reliable dietary advice when studies are funded by the makers of Froot Loops, nutrition science is often inconclusive, and gray areas can be spun for marketing.

Fitness Tech

Styr’s system of health gadgets exists to sell you supplements by Andrew Tarantola

Great review on another fitness/diet technology. I see these all the time but am very skeptical about them.

Food Supplements

2017 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Adaptogens for Stress Relief By

Supplement products geared toward stress relief are an up-and-coming sight on store shelves, and few ingredient categories are better positioned to capitalize on this emerging trend than adaptogens. Adaptogenic herbs often hail from areas with harsh climactic conditions, such as the Peruvian mountain tops where maca (Lepidium meyenii) grows or the deserts ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is native to. The same bioactive components that allow those plants to withstand environmental stressors may also help people in dealing with stress of their own, explains Kartikeya Baldwa, director of Ixoreal Biomed (Los Angeles).