Author Archives : Mat Lecompte

About eight years ago, Mat Lecompte had an epiphany. He’d been ignoring his health and suddenly realized he needed to do something about it. Since then, through hard work, determination and plenty of education, he has transformed his life. He’s changed his body composition by learning the ins and outs of nutrition, exercise, and fitness and wants to share his knowledge with you. Starting as a journalist over 10 years ago, Mat has not only honed his belief system and approach with practical experience, but he has also worked closely with nutritionists, dieticians, athletes, and fitness professionals. He embraces natural healing methods and believes that diet, exercise and willpower are the foundation of a healthy, happy, and drug-free existence.

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Are Pain Pills Making Your Arthritic Knees Worse?

Countless people pop popular pain medications to help them cope with joint pain to make it through the day. But that short-term relief could come at a long-term cost, according to some new research. A new study suggests that over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication like aspirin, Aleve, or ibuprofen may make arthritic knee pain worse. The ...click here to read more

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Spices To Help Add Some Health to the Holidays

The holiday season has just begun, and you may already be feeling the effects of salty, fatty, sugary foods that are in no shortage this time of year. Chocolates, candies, buttery mashed potatoes, little appetizers, egg nog, and more are okay to indulge in from time to time. But making them consistent parts of your ...click here to read more

Staying Safe While Shoveling Snow

Shoveling snow is a fact of life for many across the country and something that most don’t consider risky behavior. But it is. Many people who shovel snow don’t exercise regularly. Grabbing a shovel to move around hundreds of pounds of snow, if you’ve been doing nothing for several months, can strain your heart, as ...click here to read more

Clearing Up Cholesterol Confusion

Cholesterol can be confusing stuff. There’s good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, foods with cholesterol that don’t impact blood cholesterol, and foods without it that do. It might be that the only thing most people really understand about cholesterol is that if it gets too high, it can pose a major risk to their heart, health, and ...click here to read more

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