PROTEIN RECOMMENDATIONS MIGHT BE TOO LOW


The estimated average requirement for protein is an amount experts believe will meet the needs of half the population. That number is increased by around 20% to determine the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) which is currently 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day. A study published in The Journal of Nutrition…

CARDIO DAY CAN HELP BEAT CHRONIC STRESS


Many people have to deal with the daily stresses of jobs, school studies and other situations. Constant stress can impact blood vessel health by decreasing your body’s capacity for nitric oxide induced vaso-relaxation. New research presented at the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting in San Diego suggests regular cardio exercise can help reduce some negative aspects…