Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance
For those of you with a routine of regular exercise, proper hydration and an adequate diet, have you ever wondered if dietary supplements could help you train harder, increase your physical performance, or even give you a competitive edge? The time has come to learn which supposed athletic performance enhancing supplements are safe and effective.Continue Reading
Why I Support the Use of Dietary Supplements
It’s true, it is often questionable to consider using Dietary Supplements for daily use. After all, we all eat a good amount of foods. So, what’s the point? And, to add to the questions, the FDA continues to examine the use of—or misuse of—supplements as being detrimental to the well-being of most Americans. With all the facts […]Continue Reading
What is Turmeric? How is it used? Supplement or Spice?
We have all probably heard of Turmeric but may not be using it consistently. Turmeric is an herbal perennial plant of the ginger family. It is native to southwest India requiring high temperatures and rain to survive. Plants are gathered annually for their rhizomes, and then boiled and dried, and finally ground into a bright yellow powder commonly used […]Continue Reading
The Truth About Dietary Myths: Supplements
By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor If you follow the news, it will not take you long to come across a story about the latest unfolding of the truth about some dietary or nutrition myth, and it always seems to surprise people. Most information, if found in print, […]Continue Reading