Category Archives: Diet & Nutrition

Sarcopenia, Muscle Loss and Aging

Sarcopenia, Muscle Loss and Aging

The importance of muscle

Every time we lift our legs to walk up a flight of stairs or raise an arm to scratch our nose, we’re using our skeletal muscles. These muscles are attached to bones by tendons, and produce voluntary movements of our body parts. As we reach our late 20s and early 30s, we start losing about one half pound of muscle each year, or 3-5% of our muscle mass each decade. Continue Reading

K.I.S.S. —8 Essential Steps to Fuel Your Body

K.I.S.S. —8 Essential Steps to Fuel Your Body

Yes, you’ve heard it many times before: Eat better and you’ll feel better. But what exactly does that mean? We know it’s hard to figure out how to fuel your body when there are so many different kinds of diets and trends. Superfoods, keto, paleo, plant-based, counting calories, juicing…The list goes on and on, and there… Continue Reading