Author: Dan Butera


Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and its Benefits for Heart Health

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Saturated fat is typically thought of as the less healthy fat.  There has been mixed research on saturated fats and health. One of the likely reasons for this conflict in research is because coconut oil is a saturated fat but has a lot of health benefits.  Coconut oil […]

Simple High Calorie Protein Shake to Gain Weight

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES It’s common for people to need strategies to lose weight, but a handful of people also need help gaining weight.  The number one factor for weight gain or loss is caloric intake in response to your caloric expenditure. More calories than you expend results in weight gain, less […]

Sodium for Health and Performance

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Sodium has a bad reputation in the health and wellness community for being related to high blood pressure and heart disease.  It’s common for people with hypertension or heart disease to be recommended by their physician to reduce sodium intake. The RDA for sodium is only set at […]

Health Benefits of Garlic

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES There are many health foods and supplements that are purported to have great health benefits.  Most have little to no significant change in health. One food that does have great notable changes in health is garlic.  Garlic is shown in research to improve blood lipids (decrease LDL, increase […]