Muscle Mass & Heart Disease

“Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA found that cardiovascular disease patients who have high muscle mass and low fat mass have a lower mortality risk than those with other body compositions. The findings also suggest that regardless of a person’s level of fat mass, a higher level of muscle mass helps…

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Creatine and Blood Pressure

March 2, 2015 Creatine is a naturally occurring compound that supplies energy to cells throughout the body, especially muscle.  A study done recently increasing creatine consumption as a dietary supplement found a decrease in mean blood pressure and total cholesterol.  The study authors submit that: “Oral supplementation with creatine in healthy, moderately physically active young…

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Muscle Loss and Aging

December 15, 2014 Did you know that 1 in 3 older adults suffer from sarcopenia, a progressive loss of muscle mass and strength?  Researchers found increasing resistance exercise along with proper nutritional supplementation are needed to maintain muscle health as they age. Click the link below to read the entire article: 1 in 3 Older…

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