There are certain times of the year when we all indulge in sugar (even taking candy from our kids, if we’re being honest). We may go on baking frenzies during the holidays or have a large slice of cake during birthday celebrations. Or perhaps we... (Read More)
Do you feel a lack of energy? Confused, sometimes? Depression that you cannot link to any other cause?
A range of seemingly unrelated symptoms may be the result of the way that your body processes folate, or vitamin B9. Folic acid is an essential... (Read More)
Meditation is on the rise, and for a good reason. Practicing meditation eases stress and anxiety and even has a physical effect. Some studies show that the incidence of heart disease and other complications is lowered by those who employ the... (Read More)
Everybody is unique, and that means that every body is unique, too. Which means that your optimal health plan should be unique — tailored to your individual, unique body size and shape.
In clinical terms, this involves a complete understanding... (Read More)
“Lose 10 pounds in 10 days!” While fad diets over-promise and underdeliver weight loss and health benefits, losing a lot of weight quickly can strain your system and put your health at risk. But there are situations where fast, managed weight... (Read More)
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States today — causing as many as one in four of all deaths. And this applies equally to every group, whether on the basis of ethnicity, gender or walk of life.
Ironically, or perhaps... (Read More)
Thanks to advances in modern medicine and disease prevention, Americans are living longer, healthier lives than ever. But a silent killer still stalks us. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and worldwide.
The good... (Read More)
You may have heard of antioxidants, and how eating things like berries can absorb free radicals, boosting your health. It sounds good, and who would turn down berries?
What are antioxidants? What are free radicals? What do they do to your body... (Read More)
With so many things on your to-do list this time of the year, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. The stress of gift-giving, holiday events and activities and family get-togethers can lead to stress. Unhealthy foods and flu viruses seem to be everywhere... (Read More)