Recipe of the Week

Recipe photo
Mixed Berry Iced Tea Preparation: 5 min. Cooking: 10 min. Total: 15 min.
Calories: 33 Cal Fat: 0.1 g
Carbs: 8.1 gProtein: 0.4 g
Fiber: 0.7 gSugar: 6.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mgSodium: 18 mg

This Week's Featured Article:


Nutrients improve running speed, rebuild muscle

Astragalus, angelica sinensis improve running times -

Chinese medicine uses these two nutrients to boost energy and circulation. In this study, 36 men, aged 20 to 30, took a placebo or an extract containing 5,000 mg of astragalus with angelica sinensis per day, for 11 days...On the eighth day, the men ran 13 kilometers at maximum effort. Compared to placebo, the men taking the plant-based extract finished 12 minutes, or 14 percent, sooner. Iron levels were also 63 percent higher immediately after the race, and were still 31 percent above placebo levels 72 hours later. Doctors explained that hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron, was...