Steroid hormones, namely anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), are a synthetic version of the sex hormone testosterone. They are used as a medical treatment for hormone imbalance. But their most popular purpose is to enhance athletic performance or to build muscle mass and strength. The downside of AAS is that they have many side effects, from […]

Why is the ability of our body to burn fat so important for us? Because it helps us stay healthy by maintaining good metabolic health and insulin sensitivity and reducing risk of developing diabetes II.

As a matter of fact, they do. A recent study compared the published research (23 studies) comparing the calories and nutrients of elderly people with and without sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is a condition, which is characterized by the loss of muscle mass and strength, as a result of aging.

Omega-3 fatty acids: who doesn’t know about them! They help to reduce inflammation in our body and help our brain and our heart to stay healthy. A recent UK study added another health benefit of these healthy fatty acids.

If you are a woman over 60 and don’t have a good appetite, your muscles will most probably loose their strength because of the poor gut health. At least, according to a recent small study.

Beetroot juice has become increasingly popular recently due to its positive effects on heart health and sport performances. It has high concentrations of nitrate, which can be converted into nitric oxide (NO) in your body after consumption. NO has different functions, including widening of your blood vessels, which reduces blood pressure and increases oxygen- and […]

Older adults aged 60+ need more amino acid leucine than young people to stay healthy and energized. Moreover, leucine is important for the general health of muscle mass, which decreases tremendously after 60.