Your Body’s Exercise Induced Fat Loss Hormone

Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) is very much like what it sounds like - a protein that transports glucose from out side to inside a cell. Importantly, that cell could be a muscle or fat cell.

High Protein Low Carbohydrate Breakfasts for Satiety and Fat Loss

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, a statement that is repeated so often that it appears to be true for that very reason. Now, regardless of whether or not it is actually

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world next to water. Green tea, which will be the focus of this post, has higher concentrations of catechins than it’s black tea counterpart. Catechin is a

GHRP: Performance Enhancing Drug or Miracle Supplement?

Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide (GHRP) is a gut peptide that binds to GH secretagogue receptors. In brief, it increases the release of GH and promotes food intake. Does all this sound familiar to you? If

Can We Naturally Boost Growth Hormone?

Ghrelin is an peptide (amino acid sequence) hormone that is secreted by the stomach. It increases appetite and food intake in humans, and is therefore considered orexigenic. Also, ghrelin regulates (promotes) the release of growth

Understanding Isometric, Concentric and Eccentric Exercise

There exist three different kinds of muscle contractions: concentric (muscle shortening), isometric (muscle length maintenance) and eccentric (muscle lengthening). When we strength train, we often focus on the concentric movement (e.g. pushing out the bench

The Miraculous Health Benefits of Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca, a traditional shamanic medicine that has been used for over thousands years. It has shown to have a positive effect on both mind and the body. Ayahuasca is a plant mixture, a brew

Applications of Mindfulness Meditation for Children and Adolescents

Meditation turns out to be a lot like exercising the brain. The brain is a plastic organ which can be molded by experience like growing biceps by curling weight. Dr. Richard Davidson, a pioneer in