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Eat chocolate for a better workout, some new research from the NY Times

Eat chocolate for a better workout, some new research from the NY Times We work out for many reasons, including fun, to stay in shape, to work towards a race or just to look good by the pool.   Some of us are obviously more competitive than others, and for those who like to work out hard, there is a sweet idea that you are going to like. It turns out that chocolate, which has known health benefits can also help your workout.  For those about to sweat, eat chocolate. Check out this article in the NY Times Chocolate Can Boost Your Read More »

Chocolate; a sweet way to improve your health.

Chocolate; a sweet way to improve your health. The NY Times recently had this article in their weekend magazine. Chocolate; most of us crave it. It is in many snack products and Hershey became a huge international conglomerate selling their version of the stuff. The good news is that Chocolate has some serious health benefits too, including the ability to help lower cholesterol. Take a statin or eat a Hershey bar; you decide. Check out the article here. Why Chocolate Is Good for Us By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS April 24, 2014, 12:01 am In recent years, large-scale epidemiological studies have found Read More »

Phil Hossler, the Certified Athletic Trainer at E. Brunswick High School and Chocolate Milk for faster athletic recovery

Phil Hossler, the Certified Athletic Trainer at E. Brunswick High School and Chocolate Milk for faster athletic recovery My friend, Phil Hossler who is well known in the certified athletic trainer community as well as among E. Brunswick High School students was chosen to help promote milk as a natural way of staying healthy. Check out this commercial featuring Phil and how he uses milk for faster athletic recovery   Read More »

Chocolate and Your Heart – Some delicious news

A recent study published in the NY Times yesterday (http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/03/30/health/AP-EU-MED-Heart-Healthy-Chocolate.html)states that people who had an average of six grams of chocolate per day — or about one square of a chocolate bar — had a 39 percent lower risk of either a heart attack or stroke as per a new study to be published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal. My wife will love the implications of this study since it vindicates other previous studies that has come up with similar determination with the exception being this one has been done over a much longer period of time. Overall, this Read More »

Are rice cakes part of a healthy meal?

Are rice cakes part of a healthy meal? If you like rice cakes as I do, they can be a healthy alternative to bread or sandwich fixings. Adding avocado, peanut butter, and other items can add additional nutritiousness to them and be part of a healthy meal. Things to be aware of are flavorings and other things that can add artificial flavorings, sodium, and other things that are less than healthy for us. Check out this interesting blog post which offers great information regarding the health benefits of rice cakes and what you can place on them for a healthy Read More »