1306 2017

Taking Care of your Heart

There is one thing that hasn’t changed since I was born. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the Western World.  Here are the latest available statistics: 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. This equals 25% of all deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death [...]

806 2017

Get Intense!

Every few years, the exercise recommendations for good health seem to change. If you are old enough, you probably remember when the recommendation for aerobic exercise was to walk 20 minutes, 3 times a week.  What we know today from ongoing research and what we knew 35 years ago are worlds apart.  That 20 minutes [...]

106 2017

Good Night, Sleep Tight

Everyone has an occasional busy week. The kind of busy week that can cause late nights and sleep deprivation.  Additionally, we now live in a world where time zones are becoming irrelevant.  A global economy means companies are doing business all over the world. There are times when employees are dealing with offices 5, 6, [...]

2305 2017

Overcoming your Predisposition

We are all created with unique traits, as determined by the genes and DNA.   Does having a “bad” gene for weight mean that it is inevitable that you will be overweight? Will this “bad” gene affect your attempts to lose weight? With a better understanding of what genes really do and how we can overcome [...]

1705 2017

You Are What You Eat

The old saying goes, “You are what you eat”.  We know that the way we eat has a pronounced effect on our health, weight, and ability to fight off disease. Recently we even discovered that what we eat can have a marked effect on our mental health.  The term “the way we eat”, refers to [...]

1005 2017

Fitness and Function

I think that exercise, activity and good eating habits are some of the most important daily habits in our lives.  You already know that.  What you might not know is that it seems that the population at large is finally going to feel the same way.  I can tell you that a few years ago [...]

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