The glycemic index is a ranking system for carbohydrates based on their immediate effect on blood glucose levels. It compares carbohydrates gram for gram in individual foods, providing a numerical, evidence-based index of post-meal glycemia. Carbohydrates that break down rapidly during digestion have the highest...

Impact of Fitness on Cardiovascular Disease   Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death in United States during 2014. The underlying cause of cardiovascular disease relates to atherosclerosis. This begins as an inflammatory process involving our blood vessels. Many risk factors and therapeutic...