Aging

Can you pollution-proof your skin?

We all know that pollution is bad for our health. The newspaper headlines are a constant reminder that there are toxins in our food and water supplies. Even the air that we breathe can be dangerous to our health. But did you know that pollution can age skin faster? It’s true! But knowledge of this

Diet

Men – if you want to lose belly fat, read this

After nearly two years of research, Tim Sales has released a fat loss program has been developed after consultation with doctors, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals. In the preliminary studies, men lost an average of 26.6 pounds in 8 weeks without exercise. This isn’t just a “new” diet, but a lifestyle change with good eating.

3X Get Thin Challenge

Eat Fat to Lose Weight? Separating the Fat from the Fiction

In a recent webinar I gave, one of the participants asked the following question: “I keep reading everywhere that fat is good for you. I remember my doctor saying that I should reduce the amount of fat I eat to prevent heart disease. I’m confused. Which statement is correct?” My response was both are correct!

Air Filtration

Do Genetics Determine If I Will Have Heart Disease?

I read an article a couple of days ago that was written by a medical colleague of mine. It reminded me of my life story and what I have done to change it. A follower of his blog wrote:”… my father has heart disease, his father did too, and I’m obviously concerned about my own

Anti-Aging

Can Essential Oils Alter The Effects of Aging?

Essentials oils have long been used by ancient cultures to cure a broad spectrum of maladies, both of the body and mind (see Aromatherapy and Essential Oils – Fact or Fad?). But in recent years, the Integrative Health Community has come to value the range of benefits that essential oils can offer. While the role

Toxic-Free

How Safe Is Our Public Drinking Water?

While a harsh national spotlight focuses on the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich., a USA TODAY NETWORK investigation has identified almost 2,000 additional water systems spanning all 50 states where testing has shown excessive levels of lead contamination over the past four years. These water systems, in which lead levels exceeds Environmental Protection Agency

Essential Fatty Acids

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Their Role in Inflammation

What are essential fatty acids? There are three essential fatty acids. They are called essential to human health because the body cannot make them. They are the Omega-3s, the Omega-6s and the Omega-7s. Another fatty acid is called Omega-9. It is not essential since the body can make it. Omega-7s are relatively new, but have

Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion

Drug-Induced Nutritional Deficiencies (DIND)

The average 65 year in the US is on some 25 prescription or over-the-counter medications today. Not all are for some medical condition your doctor or multiple doctors are treating you for, but approximately half of these medications are for controlling the side effects of the other half. It’s not uncommon that a person who

Diets

Comparison of Popular Diets

There are many reasons you don’t lose weight even though you do all of the right things. This might seem weird to compare popular “diets” in a blog, but it’s important to remember that we are not just dealing with a reduction of calories when trying to lose weight. We are looking for a way

Health

The Role of Water in Weight Loss

If you listen to the television ads, America runs on high fructose corn syrup drinks, like Coca-Cola or Pepsi. Maybe that’s why one-third of Americans are obese or at least, overweight. Gone are the days when most people drink nothing but water, the original no-calorie, sugar-free, no-cholesterol beverage. So can you lose weight by just