Recent Posts by Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D.

    Intestinal Health

    The gastrointestinal tract is routinely defined as "a tube approximately 19-22 feet long, running through the body from mouth to anus." The World Book Dictionary adds that the intestine is "the lower part of the alimentary canal" food from the stomach passes into the intestine for further digestion and for absorption."

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    Healthy Eating For Healthy Joints

    “All Human illnesses and diseases can be traced to either nutrient deficiencies or excesses in the human body.” 
    Dr. Victor G. Rocine 1930

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    Over-training: The Natural Body Builder's Nemesis

    What is progress? How do you define bodybuilding progress? What types of changes are occurring within the body? Do we define change from oxen to automobile to jet aircraft progress? Can speed and efficiency the criteria of progress? Man’s clothes have changed, his food has changed, his toys have certainly changed! Athletes in the 2000’s are bigger, stronger and faster than at any time in recorded history.

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