1710 2021

Sweet Nothings – Artificial Sweeteners

When clients at The Wellness Clinic have their initial health and fitness assessment, the subject of artificial sweeteners inevitably comes up.  I understand the question.  After all, it should “make sense” that these zero calorie additives would help make us slim and trim. Almost everyone is surprised by my response: First choice - drink the [...]

310 2021

The Right Direction

It’s been a long month - preparing, celebrating, a lot of eating, less activity and exercise, less sleep, and all the stress that comes with this holiday season.  But it’s over now. The weather is cooling down and we’re adjusting back to a regular work and school schedule. Although the Covid-10 pandemic is still around, [...]

3008 2021

The Year That Was – The Year That Can Be

Another year has passed. In a matter of days, we will all be wishing each other a happy New Year, a year of health, happiness, and prosperity.  It’s been another year under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is now back with a vengeance in its 4th wave. Still, it is important to look [...]

108 2021

Time for a Vacation

We are at the height of the summer and that means that most people are taking some kind of vacation. Summer vacations provide us with a much needed get-away from the daily routine. This is a very big positive for our health. But there are also some potential hazards involved. Being out of our usual [...]

407 2021

Type 2 Diabetes: It’s Preventable and Reversible

A few years ago, someone helping me on some office related matters was looking at some of the resource material I give my clients. She seemed surprised that I claimed that type 2 diabetes is a curable condition.  A few days later, she proceeded to tell me that her husband, a physician, thought that what [...]

1306 2021

Why We’re Moving Backwards

During my lifetime, modern medicine has brought about fantastic advances.  100 years ago, infectious disease, water borne diseases, like cholera and pneumonia, were the main causes of early mortality.  With better hygiene, the advent of antibiotics and vaccines, and the reduction in the percentage of smokers in the population, life expectance increased yearly. Yet while [...]

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