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Drinking Alcohol Can Shorten Your Life!

Do you enjoy a glass of red wine (or two or three) with dinner?   How about a few beers on weekends?   Isn’t red wine good for you?   Isn’t resveratrol anti-aging and good for the heart?   A recent study published in the Lancet reported that anything over 100g of...

Boost Your Metabolism, Feel Great, and Lose Weight After Thirty!

Is your previous staple diet of cold pizza after a night of a few too many drinks no longer maintaining the six pack of your dreams? Did the freshman fifteen from your twenties turn into the dirty thirty? Do you feel like it’s impossible to lose weight now? With these...

Eat More Berries to Improve Your Heart Health!

A recent systematic review found an association between eating berries and a reduction in total cholesterol, low density lipids (LDL), triglycerides and blood pressure and an increase in heart protective high density lipids (HDL).

Always Hungry?  Ask Yourself This Question!

Do you find yourself repeatedly reaching into the fridge even after a hearty meal? Feeling constantly hungry? Before you dive into that ice cream in the freezer there is one question that will save you from over eating. The question is: How much water have I had...

Thyroid Low? It May Be Sabotaging Your Results!

Does one or more of the following scenarios sound familiar to you? You have no energy to train. You can train hard, but need several days to recover. You train regularly, but you’re getting absolutely nowhere with your goals. Your thyroid may be an issue! Signs of low...

Eat This Amount of Protein Per Meal

How Much Protein Do You REALLY Need in a Single Meal to Build Muscle? Broscience has told us the optimal amount of protein in a meal to build muscle is 20-25 grams. After that, it adds to fat gain instead of muscle gain.  But is that true? The problem with the...

Ladies: Eat More of THIS for a Killer Physique!

Protein (PRO)! Getting strong and lean involves two main ingredients: working out and eating well. But, the number one thing you should be eating more of if you want to maximize your results is protein. A recent study of compared low protein (0.9g/kg/day) and...

Nutrition – 5 of OBF’s Pillars

OBFs 5 Pillars of Nutrition 1. Managing inflammation. Removing certain foods that are likely food intolerances. Gluten, Soy, Dairy and Processed Sugars. We do recommend a food sensitivity test to make things easier (IgG and MRT/Leap tests are the industry standard for...

Sleep Loss is Stealing your Muscle Gains!

Why is sleep so essential? A common goal among our clients is to lose fat and gain muscle! We already know lack of sleep puts the body into survival mode by increasing stress hormones leading to sugar cravings, brain fog and risk for obesity and diabetes.  A new paper...

Breakfast or Intermittent Fasting?

Breakfast? Intermittent Fasting or Skipping Breakfast? We’ve all heard: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” “If you skip breakfast you’ll slow your metabolism!” While it’s true that skipping breakfast isn’t good for you, it’s not for the reason you...