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HeartHealth
Elevated Cholesterol
Besides smoking, elevated cholesterol is the single greatest risk factor for heart attacks that can be reduced to help lower your risk.
The Facts About Fish Oil
Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are the building blocks for cell membranes. They impact all processes in the body, so their presence (or absence) impacts your overall health and well-being.
Heart Health and Weight Management
Healthy blood flow and healthy weight management tend to go hand in hand.
Protein & Fitness
Eat Right to Grow Faster
You have to adjust your macronutrients (carbs, fats and protein) to meet your individual needs. All proteins, fats and carbs are not created equal.
Casein vs. Whey? The Debate Continues
A very recent study published in the journal Metabolism examined whether casein is preferable over whey protein in optimizing the response in protein metabolism.
Top 10 Supplements for Muscle Mass
When it comes to supplements for building muscle, we need to find combinations that work together. Learn how whey protein, HMB, creatine and more maximize muscle growth.
Vitamins & Supplements
The ABCs of Vitamins: Vitamin A
Let’s consider this your introduction to The ABC’s of Vitamins A-Zinc. I am going to outline what makes each vitamin worthy of your attention in a series of posts starting with…you guessed it, vitamin A.
The ABCs of Vitamins: Vitamin B1 & B2
Generally, B vitamins are not readily stored in the body (except for B12, which is stored in the liver); so they should be part of everyone’s daily diet or supplement regimen.
ABCs of Vitamins: Vitamin B6, B12 & Folate
Published in the Journal Neurology, the authors found that those with a higher level of vitamin B12 in their blood were less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
The ABCs of Vitamins: Niacin & Pantothenic Acid
Niacin is unique among the B vitamins because the body can produce it from protein. Pantothenic acid was first recognized as a substance that stimulates growth.
The Facts About Fish Oil
Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are the building blocks for cell membranes. They impact all processes in the body, so their presence (or absence) impacts your overall health and well-being.
Digestion & Superfoods
A Step By Step Guide to Choosing Probiotics
The GI tract is important to your overall health; with probiotics you can provide the daily support it needs. Probiotics work to support a healthy digestive balance.
About
Dr. Victor R. Prisk, M.D.
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and Professional Bodybuilder
Specializing in the treatment of athletes, Dr. Prisk has focused on dance medicine and foot and ankle surgery in sports medicine. An assistant professor as well, he still researches the biology of tissue healing and the role of nutrition in surgical care. He holds the distinction of being both an NCAA All-American and NPC Welterweight National Champion.
About
Dr. Joseph C. Maroon, M.D.
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon, Expert in Nutrition and Sports Medicine
A world-renowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Maroon is regarded as an expert in utilizing microscopic and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat brain and spine injuries and diseases. His continued commitment to health and fitness was rewarded when he placed first in his age group at the 2016 Ironman 70.3 in Muncie, Indiana.