Author Archives: Anthoney J. Andersen

About Anthoney J. Andersen

San Diego resident, Anthoney J. Andersen, has been an advocate strength trainer for 19 years and has previous performance-enhancing drug (PED) experience. He obtained an Associates Degree in Nutrition from Folsom Lake College (Folsom, CA.) He studied journalism at California State University, Sacramento, and has worked with large online publications writing extensively for He has always believed that maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle while you’re young and diligent, is the best way to help reduce your body's chances of undergoing the unfortunate health complications that come with age.

Saw Palmetto and Testosterone

  Testosterone is classified as a sex hormone found in both men and women. Production of this hormone is regulated by the pituitary gland and hypothalamus, and it plays a role in muscle size and strength – as well as supporting a healthy sex drive, or libido. Saw palmetto is a popular herb among men because preliminary research has found it to be beneficial for prostate health. Supplementation Read more [...]

The Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

  Ashwagandha is a medicinal herb that has incredible health benefits for the body. It’s classified as an “adaptogen,” which means that it can help your body manage stress. Ashwagandha can also provide all sorts of other health benefits – such as lowering blood sugar levels, reducing cortisol, boosting brain function, and help fighting symptoms of anxiety and depression. Let’s Read more [...]

The Health Benefits of Vitamin K2

   Vitamin K plays a vital role in helping the blood clot, preventing excessive bleeding. Unlike many other vitamins, vitamin K is not typically used as a dietary supplement. Vitamin K is actually a group of compounds. The most important of these compounds appears to be vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Vitamin K1 is obtained from leafy greens and other vegetables. Vitamin K2 is a group of Read more [...]

The Health Benefits of Citrus Bergamot

  Bergamot, or Citrus Bergamia, is the fruit of a small citrus tree that is grown in the areas of the Mediterranean, with most grown in Southern Italy. Bergamot’s pleasantly citrus-smelling essential oil, flavors Earl Grey tea. Herbalists recommend bergamot as a treatment for colic, and it may offer certain health benefits. Some people treat a skin condition called psoriasis – a long-term Read more [...]

Can Food Affect Your Happiness?

  You have probably heard the phrase: ‘emotional eating’. This is when a person who feels sad or depressed uses food to console them, as a way to fill the hole that is empty within them. During this bout of sadness, a person may consume items known as ‘comfort foods,’ – which usually consists of foods high in fat and sugar. Although, ‘emotional eating’ is not the only time Read more [...]

Whey Protein Explained: Isolate, Concentrate and Hydrolysate

 By Anthoney J. Andersen – If you’re a bodybuilder, or just an exercise enthusiast who finds him or herself at the gym at least three to four times a week, then it’s important to note that you should be consuming an adequate amount of protein. High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are the hottest thing since Gal Gadot decided to pack on the lean muscle, strap on the Wonder Read more [...]

Krill Oil Vs. Fish Oil: The Face-Off

 By Anthoney J. Andersen – Whether you are an exercise guru who works out four to five times a week (or more), or just someone looking for ways to improve their health, taking care of your body as you age is a vital component to living a long and prosperous life. But what are some of the key elements to maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle? One of the crucial factors Read more [...]