If your jaw doesn’t disintegrate, you still have to worry about side effects like joint and muscle pain, nausea, heartburn, and ulcers. Due to the small potential of benefit and high risk, I do not consider bisphosphonates a worthwhile treatment option.
But what about increasing your calcium intake. That has to help, right?
So, we’re going to dig into a big one: macros – aka macronutrients.
Now you’ve probably heard about macronutrients, especially in relation to a paleo or ketogenic diet.
So, what’s the big deal? What’s actually important? What’s fluff? And what’s worth paying attention to?
What’s interesting is that food product manufacturers know there are millions of people like you. (We say, “food product” because much of the time what they sell is not really “food” and much more of a “product”)
They know consumers around the country are getting smarter about nutrition. They also know their products aren’t exactly “healthy.”
But unfortunately, instead of adapting and changing their products to reflect cutting edge health knowledge…
The more often a statement is repeated, the more it is believed. This is the truth of marketing and propaganda.
It’s no different in performance nutrition.
Myths and slanted statistics perpetuated by marketers with big ad budgets become part of our beliefs. We internalize them as truth, even when the science actually says something much different.
So let’s take a look at 4 of the most common myths in performance nutrition today and see what the science really says.
There are 3 main keys to a person's heart health. Yes, two go through your stomach.
What you eat and the supplements you take can make a huge difference in how strong your heart stays over time.
Exercise is the second key and that requires your dedication and decision to keep doing it every day as part of your heart healthy lifestyle.
A long life with great late-life activity is dependant on keeping a strong heart.
It’s true, the name sounds like an eye-rolling tagline coined by a bored marketing department.
But don’t let the name fool you.
They could have called it “toxin-induced intestinal micro-perforations” but that’s a bit of a mouthful.
Leaky gut is serious and is at the rotten core of IBS, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, brain fog, Hashimoto’s disease, and dozens of autoimmune disorders.