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Protein Powder vs. Natural Protein: Which is the Superior Source?

By Lauren Fischer, NTC Our hunter-gatherer ancestors recognized the importance of protein in the diet and went to great lengths to hunt and fish natural sources of the valuable nutrient. Lucky for us, sourcing protein has become much easier. We can bring home pre-butchered meat with the swipe of a credit card or choose double [...]

Happy AND Healthy Hour: How Moderate Alcohol Use Can Be Good for You

By Tracy Wright We know that a glass of wine after a long day can help to relax us, and long-term research has shown that drinking alcoholic beverages in moderation can actually be good for you, red wine in particular. A study conducted at Amsterdam's VU University Medical Center showed that moderate alcohol drinkers have [...]

Catch of the Day

By Melissa Smith Seared, fried, baked, grilled — you will find scallops prepared just the way you like in almost every restaurant along the coast of Florida. But they taste even better after you have put in the work to catch, clean and cook them yourself. Why scalloping? One of the best things about scalloping [...]

Seeing Clearly: How Digital Eye Strain Impairs Our Vision

By Tracy Wright On average, Americans now spend seven hours a day in front of digital screens, either at home or working from an office, according to the American Optometric Association. Computer vision syndrome, or digital eye strain, has been recognized fairly recently as a cause of ocular discomfort and eye strain. Some estimates suggest [...]