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Marathon Runners May Benefit From A Carbohydrate Calculator

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Recently, about 27,000 runners began the annual 26-mile, 385-yard (42.195 kilometers) mass run from suburban Hopkinton to Boston. But if past marathons in Boston and elsewhere are any indication, perhaps up to 40% of these optimistic and determined souls will slam into a sudden sensation of overwhelming, can’t-do-this fatigue several

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The ‘Other’ Sweetener That’s Made from Sugar, but is Closer to DDT

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Researchers recently investigated sucralose (Splenda) to see if it could reduce hunger and keep blood sugar steady.  They found that it could not. The researchers hoped to find that sucralose could cause the intestine to produce a hormone that reduces blood sugar and decreases appetite, which prior study had indicated

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Why Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Will Not Solve Our Healthcare Cost Crisis

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal In 2009 President Obama stated that Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) were going to be pilot programs in real world settings. The goal was to see if they effective in reducing costs and increasing “quality of care.” The results of the pilot programs have not been published. Last week despite

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